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Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the Public Announcement of the Jefferson Science Fellows

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses the importance of linking scientists and diplomats in dialogue. Read More

$1.65 Million to Help Provide Expertise on International Security Matters to Policymakers

MacArthur has announced five grants totaling $1.65 million for efforts to help provide policymakers with the most up-to-date technical and scientific information available on matters relating to key issues in international security. Read More

Rethinking Global Security

Contents Containing the biological threat Cultivating a new generation of experts on science and security issues Director's Message Jefferson Science Fellows join State Department President’s Message Working toward security in space   Containing the biological ... Read More

$2.5 Million Grant to the Federation of American Scientists

MacArthur has announced a grant of $2.5 million to the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) for policy research and activities to provide scientific expertise to policymakers in areas of critical national importance. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at Georgetown University as Part of University's "Peace on Earth" Lecture Series, Washington, DC, November 15, 2004

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton suggests the United States take a cooperative approach to the support of increased international security. Read More

No Place to Hide: Our Emerging Surveillance Society

This unique multimedia investigation uncovers in unnerving detail the post-9/11 marriage of private data services and government anti-terror initiatives. Led by Robert O’Harrow, Jr., award-winning reporter for The Washington Post and an associate of ...

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Democracy Afghan Style

Democracy Afghan Style follows the personal stories of two Afghans who face political opposition and physical intimidation as they risk their lives to participate in the future of their country. This feature length documentary tells the ...

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A Paper by Kennette Benedict on Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

Kennette Benedict takes note of successes in reducing the dangers posed by weapons of mass destruction, identifies further challenges, and suggests some solutions. Read More

Ghosts of Rwanda

Through interviews with key government officials, diplomats, soldiers, and survivors of the slaughter, Ghosts of Rwanda presents first-hand accounts of the genocide from those who lived it: the diplomats on the scene who thought they were ...

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MacArthur Launches $50 Million Science, Technology and Security Initiative

MacArthur will commit more than $50 million over the next six years to engage scientists and engineers at leading universities and research facilities in the U.S. and internationally in efforts to help reduce the threat ... Read More