USA—Pentagon Cancels Longstanding Contract With Academic Advisory Group

Science | 04/12/2019

The U.S. Dept. of Defense has decided to sever its longstanding ties with the academic advisory group known as Jason, reports Science (Washington, D.C.). Jason was formed during the early years of the Cold War and consists of some 50 experts that provide the military with independent technical expertise on a range of national security issues, such as the maintenance of nuclear stockpiles and the technical aspects of proposed weapon systems. Late last month, the MITRE...

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