Public Interest Report
Winter 2013 issue featuring articles on U.S. missile defense, President's message about the future direction of FAS, H5N1 "gain-of-function" experiments and North Korea's satellite launch of the Unha-3. This is the first issue of the newly transformed PIR as an online-only journal.
Articles cover the Nuclear Posture Review, the New START Treaty, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, the Premier of "Paths to Zero", newly elected Board Officers and Members, and learning technologies for video games and training simulations.
Topics include dual use case studies, the 64th anniversary of Hiroshima, securing Venezuela's arsenals, high performance buildings, structural insulated panels, the DOE's weatherization program, and a new FAS research project on scientists and law enforcement.
Topics include a statement titled "The New American Century", energy policy, U.S. nuclear policy, the first national research program focused on technology and learning, the diversion of small arms, and a look at the new FAS.org design.
Topics include the future of DOE laboratories, the FY 2006 budget, first responder training, the Reliable Replacement Warhead, the ineffectiven nuclear bunker buster, and the regulation of virus research.