Posts tagged with transparency

New FAS Podcast “A Conversation with an Expert” Featuring Hans Kristensen

Listen above to the new edition of the FAS Podcast series “A Conversation With An Expert” featuring Hans Kristensen, Director of the Nuclear Information Project. Topic discussed include: the  attitude of the United States toward Chinese nuclear arsenals, the recent report regarding China’s increasing nuclear forces in The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and opinions regarding […]

FAS confronts global earth and environmental systems challenges

29 July 2010 The Earth Systems Program at the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) was developed to seek solutions to environment and resource security challenges by developing and promoting sustainable, scientifically sound, and transparent policies, practices, and technological developments. To meet this goal the Earth Systems Program works in the following  areas: Transparency. Improve dialogue […]

Issue Brief: Eight Recommendations for Improving Transparency in US Arms Transfers

Transparency is essential for effective congressional and public oversight of arms exports. Without complete and accurate data on the quantity, type and recipients of exported defense articles and services, it is impossible to assess the extent to which arms transfers further national security and foreign policy.  Read the issue brief here (PDF).