Philip MaxonPublic Service Announcement

This week provides some interesting events.

☞ The first is at Carnegie this morning at 9:00am-10:30am with Mark Hibbs and George Perkovich on Nuclear Suppliers in New Zealand: Global Trade Rules at the Crossroads.

☞ Second, another event this morning at 10:00am is the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, hearing on Nuclear Terrorism: Strengthening our Domestic Defenses with Eugene Aloise, Government Accountability Office; Micah Lowenthal, National Academy of Sciences; and Dana Shea, Congressional Research Service. 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building.

☞ Third, following the President’s release of the National Space Policy on Monday, the Arms Control Association is holding an event on July 1 from 2:00pm-3:00pm at Carnegie on “The New National Space Policy – Prospects for International Cooperation and Making Space Safer for All.”
Panelists include Marcia Smith, Ben Baseley-Walker, Bruce MacDonald, and Jeff Abramson.
TO RSVP, please email name and affiliation to Valerie Pacer at or call (202) 463-8270 × 100.

Finally, two reports caught my eye this past week.

GAO, Nuclear Weapons: Actions Needed to Identify Total Costs of Weapons Complex Infrastructure and Research and Production Capabilities

☞ Jonathan Medalia, Detection of Nuclear Weapons and Materials: Science, Technologies, Observations

As always, send your event requests to


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