The 2012 Nuclear Security Summit is currently underway in Seoul, South Korea, where 53 heads of state and international organizations have come together to discuss international cooperative measures to protect nuclear materials and facilities from terrorist groups. The Nuclear Security Summit comes at a critical juncture. Global terrorist attacks have prompted concerns about nuclear […]
March 11th marks the one year anniversary of the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that struck the northeast coast of Japan. These natural disasters resulted in the crisis at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant. One year later, there are massive amounts of nuclear waste and high levels of radiation, and those citizens who live near the […]
Listen above to a new edition of the FAS Podcast: “A Conversation With An Expert,” featuring Director of Learning Technologies Program at FAS, Dr. Melanie Stegman. Topics discussed include: history of the Learning Technologies Program at FAS, the benefits of using technology such as video games in education, and suggestions for tools teachers can use […]
Listen above to a special edition of FAS Podcast “A Conversation with an Expert,” featuring Los Alamos native Charles P. Blair (FAS Director of Terrorism Analysis Project) interviewing Dr. Robert Standish Norris, Senior Fellow for Nuclear Policy at FAS. In the first installment of this series, Dr. Norris discusses the personalities behind the Manhattan Project, […]
Listen above to a new edition of the FAS Podcast: “A Conversation With An Expert,” featuring FAS President Dr. Charles Ferguson. Topics discussed include the anniversary of Hiroshima, current state of nuclear security, the threat of nuclear terrorism to the international community and the Fukushima disaster in Japan. Click here to download podcast. To read […]
Listen to a new edition of the FAS Podcast: “A Conversation With An Expert,” featuring Steve Aftergood. Topics discussed include the release of records by Wikileaks, the consequences of this release, the other major government secrecy issues in 2010, the Fundamental Classification Guidance Review, and much more! Download the podcast here.
Today is the 65th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city of Hiroshima. In acknowledgment of this unconscionable and historic event, FAS President Dr. Charles D. Ferguson speaks about the current state of nuclear security and the threat of nuclear terrorism to the international community in a special edition of the FAS Podcast: “A […]
Listen to a new edition of the FAS Podcast: “A Conversation With An Expert,” featuring Charles Blair, new Director of the FAS Terrorism Analysis Project. Topics discussed include details on the new Terrorism Analysis Project, the most threatening violent non-state actors, the Pakistan neo-Taliban, the motivations behind a potential nuclear or radiological attack on the […]
Listen to a new edition of the FAS Podcast: “A Conversation With An Expert,” featuring Alicia Godsberg, Research Associate for the FAS Strategic Security Program and United Nations Affairs. Topics discussed include details on the upcoming Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference, the role of FAS at the United Nations, ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear […]
Listen to a new edition of the FAS podcast: “A Conversation With An Expert,” featuring Steven Aftergood, Director of the FAS Project on Government Secrecy. Topics discussed include an overview of the Project on Government Secrecy, a review of the Obama administration’s approach to transparency, and much more! Click here to download podcast.