Arms Control in Print

Of Special Interest

Civiak, Robert, The Reliable Replacement Warhead Program: A Slippery Slope to New Nuclear Weapons, Tri-Valley CARES, January 2006, 30 pp.

Einhorn, Robert, “Limiting the Damage: The U.S.-Indian Nuclear Deal,” The National Interest, Winter 2005/2006, p. 112.

International Atomic Energy Agency, Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Islamic Republic of Iran, February 27, 2006, 11 pp.

International Crisis Group, Iran : Is There a Way Out of the Nuclear Impasse, February 23, 2006, 37 pp.

Meier, Oliver, “Tied in Nuclear Knots,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, January/February, 2006, p. 14.

Tucker, Jonathan B., War of Nerves, Chemical Warfare from World War I to al-Qaeda, Random House Inc., February 2006, 608 pp.

Woolf, Amy F., Conventional Warheads for Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues for Congress, Congressional Research Service, February 13, 2006, 26 pp.


I. Strategic Arms

Albuquerque Journal, “ LANL May Begin Building Nuke Pits,” February 7, 2006.

Arnold, John, “NNSA Disappoints Domenici,” Albuquerque Journal, January 13, 2006.

Cochran, Thomas B., Matthew G. McKinzie, Robert S. Norris, Laura S. Harrison, and Hans M. Kristensen, “ China’s Nuclear Forces: The World’s First Look at China’s Underground Facilities for Nuclear Warheads,” Imaging Notes, Winter Issue, 2006.

Gertz, Bill, “Commercial Photos Show Chinese Nuke Buildup,” The Washington Times, February 16, 2006.

Government Accountability Office, Nuclear Weapons: NNSA Needs to Refine and More Effectively Manage Its New Approach for Assessing and Certifying Nuclear Weapons, February, 2006, 51 pp.

Hoffman, Ian, “Lab Officials Excited by New H-bomb Project,” The Oakland Tribune, February 6, 2006.

Isachenkov, Vladimir, “Putin Touts Russia’s Missile Capabilities,” Associated
Press, January 31, 2006.

Kucera, Joshua, and Sweetman, Bill, “USAF Initiates Search for Future Heavy Bomber,” Jane’s Defence Weekly, February 8, 2006, p. 5.

Matthews, Owen, “Russian Nukes Redux: Looking to Recapture Lost Glory, Moscow is Building a New Nuclear Warhead Designed to Evade U.S. Defenses,” Newsweek, February 13, 2006.

Medalia, Jonathan, Nuclear Weapons Complex Reconfiguration: Analysis of an Energy Department Task Force Report, Congressional Research Service, February 1, 2006, 39 pp.

Merchet, Jean-Dominique, “Davantage de Souplesse Dans la Dissuasion Nucléaire,” Libération, February 9, 2006.

Moore, Molly, “Chirac: Nuclear Response to Terrorism Is Possible,” The Washington Post, January 20, 2006, p. A12.

Munchau, Wolfgang, “Chirac’s Vain Threat is a Strategic Mess,” The Financial Times, January 23, 2006.

Schwarz, Benjamin, “The Perils of Primacy, When Too Much Power Means Not Enough Security,” The Atlantic Monthly, January/February 2006, p. 33.

Sterngold, James, “Upgrades Planned for U.S. Nuclear Stockpile, Agency Leader Expects Significant Warhead Redesigns,” TheSan Francisco Chronicle, January 15, 2006, p. A16.

Thornhill, John and Spiegel, Peter, “France Defends Right to Nuclear Reply to Terrorism,” The Financial Times, January 19, 2006.

II. Nuclear Proliferation

Chang, Jack, “ Brazil Poised to Join the World’s Nuclear Elite,” Knight Ridder, February 10, 2006.

Cobain, Ian, and Traynor, Ian, “Clandestine Nuclear Deals Traced to Sudan,” The Guardian, January 5, 2006.

Cobain, Ian, and Traynor, Ian, “Intelligence Report Claims Nuclear Market Thriving,” The Guardian, January 4, 2006.

Coll, Steve, “The Stand-Off: How Jihadi Groups Helped Provoke the Twenty-First Century’s First Nuclear Crisis,” The New Yorker, February 13 and 20, 2006, p 126.

Deutsche Presse-Agentur, “ Germany May Need Nuclear Weapons, Ex-Defence Minister Says,” January 26, 2006.

Frost, Robin M., Nuclear Terrorism after 9/11, International Institute for Strategic Studies, December 2005, 88 pp.

Zarifehl, Ramsey, “UN Disarmament Conference ‘In Crisis’,” Swissinfo, January 24, 2006.


Denyer, Simon, “India-US Nuclear Deal Runs into Troubled Waters,” Reuters, February 8, 2006.

Giacomo, Carol, “ U.S. Aims to Set Aside India Reactor Controversy,” Reuters, January 18, 2006.

Indian Express Newspapers, “The Fast Breeder Programme Just Cannot Be Put on the Civilian List,” February 8, 2006.

King, Neil Jr., “ U.S. Firms See Nuclear Pact as Door to India,” The Wall Street Journal, February 7, 2006, p. A4.

Krepon, Michael, “In Pursuit of a Nuclear Deal with India,” Henry L. Stimson Center, February 21, 2006.

Linzer, Dafna, “Bush Seeks India’s Cooperation, U.S. Calls for Split in Civilian, Military Nuclear Programs,” The Washington Post, February 23, 2006, p. A12.

George, Melloan, “A Passage to India, With Critics, Of Course,” The Wall Street Journal, February 28, 2006.

Press Trust of India, “ India, Japan to Launch Annual Talks on Nuclear Issue,”
January 5, 2006.

Robbins, Carla Anne, and Larkin, John, “Bush’s India Visit Spotlights Hurdles in Nuclear Deal,” The Wall Street Journal, February 28, 2006, p. A1.

Sokolski, Henry, “Fissile Isn’t Facile,” The Wall Street Journal, February 21, 2006, p. A18.

Somini, Sengupta, “Nuclear Deal and Iran Complicate Efforts by U.S. and India to Improve Ties,” The New York Times, January 23, 2006, p. A10.

Subrahmanyam, K, and Parthasarathy, G, “ India Deserves a Nuclear Partnership,” The Wall Street Journal, February 22, 2006, p. A14.


Beals, Gregory, “A Missed Opportunity with Iran,” Newsday, February 19, 2006.

Buckley, Neil, and McGregor, Richard, “ Russia and China Caught on the Iranian Issue,” The Financial Times, January 15, 2006.

Cirincione, Joseph, “No Military Options,” Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, January 19, 2006.

Cobain, Ian, and Traynor, Ian, “Secret Services Say Iran is Trying to Assemble a Nuclear Missile,” The Guardian, January 4, 2006.

Dempsey, Judy, “ Germany’s Chancellor Emphasizes Urgent Need for Action to Quash Nuclear Program in Iran,” The New York Times, February 5, 2006.

Dombey, Daniel, and Khalaf, Roula, “ElBaradei Rejects EU’s Request to Condemn Iran,” The Financial Times, January 19, 2006.

Du Preez, Jean, Defusing The Iranian Nuclear Crisis: A Carrot and Stick Approach, Center for Nonproliferation Studies, February 17, 2006.

Ebadi, Shirin, and Sahimi, Muhammad, “Link the Nuclear Program to Human Rights,” International Herald Tribune, January 19, 2006.

Erlanger, Steven, “ Israel Wants West to Deal More Urgently With Iran,” The New York Times, January 13, 2006, p. A8.

Fitzpatrick, Mark, “Time is Running Out to Halt Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions,” The Financial Times, January 10, 2006.

Giacomo, Carol, “Use of Force Debated Amid Diplomacy on Iran,” Reuters, February 10, 2006.

Grier, Peter, “Why Iran’s Enrichment Rattles the West,” The Christian Science Monitor, February 15, 2006.

Grier, Peter, “Why US Doesn’t Trust Iran on Nukes,” The Christian Science Monitor, January 24, 2006.

Harrison, Selig, “It is Time to Put Security Issues on the Table with Iran,” The Financial Times, January 18, 2006.

Heinrich, Mark, “ Iran’s No-Show at IAEA Fuels Tension in Atomic Row,” Reuters, January 6, 2006.

Ignatius, David, “Containing Tehran,” The Washington Post, January 20, 2006, p. A17.

Kempe, Frederick, “Iran’s Defiant Nuclear Ambitions Test Alliances,” The Wall Street Journal, January 17, 2006, p. A15.

Khaleej Times, “Former Nuclear Chief Warns Ahmadinejad over Iran’s Isolation,” February 9, 2006.

Kupchan, Charles and Takeyh, Ray, “American and Iranian Interests Meet in Iraq,” International Herald Tribune, January 30, 2006.

LaFranchi, Howard, “On Iran, West looks for a Plan B,” The Christian ScienceMonitor, January 18, 2006.

Lincy, Valerie and Milhollin, Gary, “ Russia’s Sweetheart Deal for Iran,” The New York Times, February 1, 2006, p. A25.

Linzer, Dafna, “Strong Leads and Dead Ends in Nuclear Case Against Iran,” The Washington Post, February 8, 2006, p. A1.

MacAskill, Ewen, and Tisdall, Simon, “ Iran’s Message to the West: Back Off or We Retaliate,” The Guardian, February 2, 2006.

McFaul, Michael, and Milani, Abbas, “To Tame Tehran,” The Washington Post, January 28, 2006, p. A21.

Melloan, George, “Getting Serious About Iran,” The Wall Street Journal, January 17, 2006, p. A17.

Meyer, Josh, “CIA Gave Iran Bomb Plans, Book Says,” The Los Angeles Times, January 4, 2006.

Myers Lee, Amanda, “Saudi Ambassador Decries Iran Nuke Program,” Associated Press, February 8, 2006.

Oster, Shai, and Jones, Sally, “China-Iran Energy Talks Complicate Nuclear Standoff,” The Wall Street Journal, February 17, 2006 p. A6.

Perkovich, George, “The Security Council Must Curb Iran’s Nukes,” International Herald Tribune,” January 11, 2006.

Porter, Gareth, “Fear of U.S. Drove Iran’s Nuclear Policy,” Inter Press Service News Agency, February 7, 2006.

Press Trust of India, “Left Demands Gov’t Statement on Iran Issue,” January 26, 2006.

Rubin, Alissa J., “Case Against Iran Differs From Iraq,” The Los Angeles Times, February 27, 2006.

Rubin, Michael, “The Radioactive Republic of Iran,” TheWall Street Journal, January 16, 2006, p. A14.

Ruppe, David, “ Iran Should Receive Security Guarantee, Blix Says,” Global Security Newswire, January 26, 2006.

Samii, Abbas William, “The Iranian Nuclear Issue and Informal Networks,” Naval War College Review, Winter 2006, p. 63.

Samii, Bill, “Analysis: Iran’s Government Spins Nuclear Crisis as Elites Question Tehran’s Efforts,” Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, February 10, 2006.

Sciolino, Elaine and Slackman, Michael, “Nuclear Regulators’ Meeting, Iran Allows Inspectors Access to One Site,” The New York Times, January 30, 2006, A10.

Shannon, Elaine, “ Iran’s Green-Salt Blues,” Time, February 5, 2006.

Slavin, Barbara, “Interview with Ali Larijani,” USA Today, February 6, 2006.

Slavin Barbara, “ Iran Wants Nuclear Independence,” USA Today, February 2, 2006.

Sokov, Nikolai, The Prospects of Russian Mediation of the Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Center for Nonproliferation Studies, February 17, 2006.

Sterngold, James, “Allies Seek to Punish Iran’s Nuclear Breach,” TheSan Francisco Chronicle, January 13, 2006, p. A3.

Strokan, Sergey, “ Iran Willing to Consider Russia’s Proposal,” Kommersant, January 23, 2006.

The Economist, “Playing Soft or Hard Cop,” January 21, 2006, p. 52.

Vick, Karl, “In Iran, Power Written in Stone,” The Washington Post, January 23, 2006, p. A9.

Weisman, Steven R., “ U.S. and Allies Court Russia and China to Help Curb Iran,” The New York Times, January 7, 2006, p. A5.

Weisman, Steven R., “ U.S. and Europeans Tell Russia They Won’t Seek to Penalize Iran Now,” The New York Times, January 19, 2006, p. A8.

Weisman, Steven R., and Fathi, Nazila, “A Test of Wills Between Iran and the West,” The New York Times,” January 12, 2006, p. A6.

Zimmerman, Peter D., “Creative Sanctions Could Work on Iran,” St. Petersburg Times, February 12, 2006.


Cohen, Avner, “Time to Come Clean on the Bomb,” Haaretz, February 7, 2006.

Normark, Magnus, Anders Lindblad, Anders Norqvist, Björn Sandström, and Louise Waldenström, Israel and WMD: Incentives and Capabilities, Swedish Defence Research Agency, December 2005, 58 pp.

North Korea

Clemens, Jr., Walter C., “Negotiating to Control Weapons of Mass Destruction in North Korea,” International Negotiation, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2005, p. 453.

Fackler, Martin, “North Korean Counterfeiting Complicates Nuclear Crisis,” The New York Times, January 29, 2006.

Fairclough, Gordon, “Banks Cut Ties to North Korea,” The Wall Street Journal, February 14, 2006, p. A7.

Kessler, Glenn, “Diplomats Labor to Renew Talks With N. Korea,” The Washington Post, February 5, 2006, p. A18.

Seo Dong-shin, “US Will Maintain Hardline Stance on NK,” The Korea Times, January 10, 2006.

Slavin, Barbara, “U.S.-North Korea Ties All but Severed,” USA Today, January 15, 2006.


Associated Press, “ Pakistan Says Nuclear Network Dismantled,” January 5, 2006.

Brunnstrom, David, “Kerry Signals Change Needed for Pakistan Nuclear Deal,” Reuters, January 14, 2006.

Langewiesche, William, “The Point of No Return,” The Atlantic Monthly, January/February, 2006, p. 96.

The Financial Times, “ Pakistan in Talks to Buy Chinese Reactors,” January 2, 2006.

III. Nonproliferation

Afrasiabi, Kaveh L., “The IAEA and the New World Order,” Asia Times, February 3, 2006.

Agence France-Presse, “Annan Warns Against Use of Nuclear Weapons,” January 25, 2006.

Alterman, Jon B., “The Unique Libyan Case,” Middle East Quarterly, January 2006, p. 21.

Baker, Peter, and Linzer, Dafna, “Nuclear Energy Plan Would Use Spent Fuel,” The Washington Post, January 26, 2006, p. A1.

Carlson, John, “The Role of Bilateral Nuclear Safeguards Agreements,” Trust & Verify, October 2005-February 2006.

Carter, Ashton B., and Lamontage, Stephen A., “A Fuel- Cycle Fix,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, January/February, 2006, p. 24.

Deutch, John and Moniz, Ernest J., “A Plan for Nuclear Waste,” The Washington Post, January 30, 2006, p. A17.

Duarte, Sergio de Queiroz, “A President’s Assessment of the 2005 NPT Review Conference,” Disarmament Diplomacy, Winter 2005, p. 3.

Ferguson, Charles D., and Soeyland, Svend, “A Dangerous Solution,” The Baltimore Sun, February 20, 2006.

Hoehn, William, Final Report of Congressional Activity Affecting U.S. Global Threat Reduction Programs in 2005, RANSAC, February 2006, 51 pp.

Kimball, Daryl, “Keeping Test Ban Hopes Alive: The 2005 CTBT Entry-into-force Conference,” Disarmament Diplomacy, Winter 2005, p. 41.

Kyodo News, “ Japan Offers to Cooperate with U.S. Nuclear Fuel Program,” February 8, 2006.

Liang, John, “Blix Doubts U.S.-Led Proliferation Security Initiative’s Effectiveness,” Inside Missile Defense, February 1, 2006, p. 1.

Rydell, Randy, “Disarmament without Agreements?,” International Negotiation, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2005, p. 363.

Sprenger, Sebastian, “Lugar Urges Rumsfeld to Request Lifting Restrictions on CTR Programs,” Inside Missile Defense, February 1, 2006, p. 2.

Weitz, Richard, Revitalizing U.S.-Russian Security Cooperation: Practical Measures, Adelphi Paper 377, November 2005, 104 pp.

IV. Missiles and Missile Defense

Agence France-Presse, “ Russia Upgrading Missile Warning Radar System,” February 15, 2006.

Agence France-Presse, “ Taiwan Says it Needs More US Missiles to Counter China Threat,” February 7, 2006.

Andreasen, Steve, “The Ramifications of Making Ballistic Missiles More Usable,” The San Francisco Chronicle, February 14, 2006, p. B9.

Bishop, Sam, “Bush’s Budget Would Up Missile Defense Spending,” FairbanksDaily News-Miner, February 15, 2006.

Bishop, Sam, “More Work Set for Greely,” FairbanksDaily News-Miner, February 5, 2006.

Capaccio Tony, “Boeing Docked $107 Mln for Poor Missile Defense Work,” Bloomberg News, January 31, 2006.

Capaccio, Tony, “Feds’ Missile-Defense Confidence Falls,” Bloomberg News, January 20, 2006.

Center for Defense Information, Missile Defense: Unless the Pentagon Drastically Changes Missile Defense Priorities, Investment Will Double by 2013, January 17, 2006, 5 pp.

Duffy, Thomas, “Troubled ABL Program Lowered to ‘Demonstrator’ Status,” Inside Missile Defense, February 14, 2006, p. 1.

Fabey, Michael, “SBIRS, ABL, Pose Challenges for U.S. Defense,” Defense News, February 6, 2006, p.18.

Grossman, Elaine M., “Pentagon Wants Early Start on Conventional Missiles for Subs,” Inside Missile Defense, February 1, 2006, p. 16.

Hildreth, Steven A., Kinetic Energy Kill for Ballistic Missile Defense: A Status Overview, Congressional Research Service, January 18, 2005, 7 pp.

Interfax, “Tests of New Early-Warning Radar Underway,” January 18, 2006.

Kislyakov, Andrei, “Outside View: Russia’s Super ICBM,” United Press International, February 21, 2006.

McLaughlin, Tim, “Boeing Test-Fires Anti-Ballistic-Missile Laser,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, December 29, 2005, p. B1.

Mistry, Dinshaw and Smith, Mark, “Negotiating Multilateral Instruments Against Missile Proliferation,” International Negotiation, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2005, p. 425.

Munger, Frank, “Missile Defense More Than Just Rocket Science,” Knoxville News Sentinel, January 3, 2006.

Sieff, Martin, “Interview: Missile Defense Achievements,” United Press International, January 2, 2006.

V. Chemical and Biological Weapons

Finn, Peter, “Russians Wary of Chemical Arms Plan,” The Washington Post, February 15, 2006, p. A16.

Kaplan, David E., “National Security Watch: A Deadly Nerve Agent’s History,” U.S. News, January 31, 2005.

Leitenberg, Milton, Assessing the Biological Weapons and Bioterrorism Threat, Strategic Studies Institute, December 2005, 115 pp.

Moodie, Michael, “Negotiating Measures to Manage Biological Risks: The Need for New Thinking and New Approaches,” International Negotiation, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2005, p. 405.

Schneidmiller, Chris, “Scientific Codes of Conduct Inevitable, Experts Say,” Global Security Newswire, February 22, 2006.

Wheelis, Mark, Rózsa Lajos and Malcolm Dando, Deadly Cultures: Biological Weapons since 1945, Harvard University Press, 2006, 479 pp.

VI. Conventional Arms

Agence France-Presse, “25,000 Weapons Turned In During Sierra Leone Disarmament,” January 26, 2006.

Agence France-Presse, “ U.S. Bars Humvee Sales to Ethiopia,” January 5, 2006.

Bondì, Loretta “ U.S. Policy on Small Arms and Light Weapons,” Naval War College Review, Winter 2006, p. 63.

Bryce, Robert, “Man Versus Mine,” The Atlantic Monthly, January/February 2006, p. 44.

Cloud, David S., “Rumsfeld, In Algeria, Discusses Arms Sales,” The New York Times, February 13, 2006, p. A10.

Ivanov, Henry, “India Finalises Smerch Purchase,” Jane’s Defence Weekly,” February 8, 2006, p.15.

Jones, Seth G., and Larrabee, Stephen F., “Arming Europe,” The National Interest, Winter 2005/2006, p. 62.

Lynch, Colum, “Report: U.S. Arms Helped Indonesia Attack East Timor,” The Washington Post, January 25, 2006, p. A15.

RIA Novosti, “Russian Arms Exports in 2005 Reached $6.1 Billion,” February 9, 2006.


VII. U.S. Policy

Broad, William J., “New Team Plans to Identify Nuclear Attackers,” TheNew York Times, February 2, 2006.

Daalder, Ivo, and Gordon, Philip, “We Should Strike Iran, but Not With Bombs,” The Washington Post, January 22, 2006, p. B3.

Drogin, Bob, and Tom, Hamburger, “ Niger Uranium Rumors Wouldn’t Die,” TheLos Angeles Times, February 17, 2006.

Kessler, Glenn, “Administration Critics Chafe at State Dept. Shuffle,” The Washington Post, February 21, 2006, p. A4.

Lichtblau, Eric, “2002 Memo Doubted Uranium Sale Claim,” The New York Times, January 18, 2006, p. A8.

Pillar, Paul, “Intelligence, Policy and the War in Iraq,” Foreign Affairs, March/April 2006, p. 15.

Pincus, Walter, “Ex-CIA Official Faults Use of Data on Iraq,” The Washington Post, February 10, 2006, p. A1.

Strobel, Warren P., “State Department Sees Exodus of Weapons Experts,” Knight Ridder, February 7, 2006.

United States Department of Defense, Quadrennial Defense Review Report, February 6, 2006, 113 pp.


VIII. Space

Bennett, John T., “NNSO Chief: QDR to Urge Increased Protection of Space-Based Systems,” Inside Missile Defense, February 1, 2006, p. 15.

Hitchens, Theresa, “Safeguarding Space: Building Cooperative Norms to Dampen Negative Trends,” Disarmament Diplomacy, Winter 2005, p 57.


IV. Other

Asmus, Ronald D., “Contain Iran: Admit Israel to NATO,” The Washington Post, February 21, 2006, p. A15.

Hulsman, John, and Gardiner, Nile, “Confounding the Mullahs of Iran: It’s Time for Israel to Join NATO,” The Heritage Foundation, January 24, 2006.

International Crisis Group, China and North Korea: Comrades Forever?, February 1, 2006, 42 pp.

Kempe, Frederick, “NATO, Israel Draw Closer,” The Wall Street Journal, February 14, 2006, p. A6.

Reuters, “Ambassador to Germany: Israel Wants to Boost NATO Ties, May One Day Join,” February 10, 2006.

Rogers, Paul, Iran:Consequences of a War, Oxford Research Group, February 2006, 16 pp.

Steinberg, Gerald M., “Realism, Politics and Culture in Middle East Arms Control Negotiations,” International Negotiation, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2005, p. 486.