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Dean, Jonathan and Jeffrey Laurenti. Options and Opportunities: Arms Control and Disarmament for the 21st Century, New York: UNA-USA, 1997, 86 pp. Ph. (212) 907-1340, http://www.unausa.org/publications/list.htm

Krass, Allan S. The United States and Arms Control, Connecticut: Praeger, 1997, 215 pp.

The Military Balance 1997/98, London: International Institute for Strategic Studies, October 1997, 320 pp.

Threat Control Through Arms Control, ACDA Annual Report to Congress, August 12, 1997, 124 pp.

 


I. ARMS CONTROL GENERAL

Burns, William F. "New Nuclear Dangers," The Journal of Commerce, October 1, 1997, p. 8.

Deen, Thalif. "UN Disarmament Center Plans Divide Members," Jane's Defence Weekly, October 29, 1997, p. 6.

Erlich, Jeff. "Experts Criticize Planned Cut of Pentagon Nuclear Position," Defense News, September 29-October 5, 1997, p. 13.

Gertz, Bill. "Russia To Slash Ground Forces, Rely on Nukes," The Washington Times, October 17, 1997, p. A1.

Hackett, James. "Clinton's Unilateral Disarmament Move," The Washington Times, October 29, 1997, p. A19.

Mendelsohn, Jack. "The Current and Future U.S. Russian Nuclear Arms Control Agenda," Disarmament Diplomacy, October 1997, pp. 7-11.

Rosenfeld, Stephen S. "Still on a Cold War Footing," The Washington Post, October 31, 1997, p. A25.

Utgoff, Victor A. Nuclear Weapons and the Deterrence of Biological and Chemical Warfare, Occasional Paper No. 36, The Henry L. Stimson Center, October 1997, 31 pp. Ph. (202) 223-5956, http://www.stimson.org

VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE

Ferster, Warren. "Private Spacecraft Imagery Evolves as Treaty Tool," Space News, October 20 26, 1997.

Myers, Steven Lee. "A Defiant Iraq Bars Entry to 3 U.S. Arms Inspectors," The New York Times, October 31, 1997, p. A3.

 

II. STRATEGIC ARMS CONTROL

Blair, Bruce, Harold Feiveson and Frank von Hipple. "Taking Nuclear Weapons Off Hair Trigger Alert," Scientific American, November 1997, p. 81.

Cerniello, Craig. "U.S., Russia Sign START II Accords; Yeltsin Pushes for Treaty Approval," Arms Control Today, September 1997, p. 27.

Erlich, Jeff. "Bilateral Accords May Free START II," Defense News, October 6 12, 1997, p. 6.

Keeny, Spurgeon M., Jr. "The Next Step in Strategic Arms Control," Arms Control Today, September 1997, p. 2.

"Trident Takes Overall Nuclear Responsibility," Jane's Defence Weekly, October 15, 1997, p. 6.

Turner, Stansfield. "A U.S. Initiative to Cage the Nuclear Genie," The Christian Science Monitor, October 29, 1997, p. 19.

 

III. BALLISTIC ARMS CONTROL

Erlanger, Steven. "U.S. Says Chinese Will Stop Sending Missiles to Iran," The New York Times, October 19, 1997, p. A1.

Erlich, Jeff. "Senators Claim Internet Aids Arms Proliferation," Defense News, September 29 October 5, 1997, p. 22.

Friedman, Thomas L. "Missile Myopia," The New York Times, October 2, 1997, p. A25.

Gertz, Bill. "Russia Sells Iran Missile Metals," The Washington Times, October 20, 1997, p. A1.

Hoffman, David. "Russia Says It Thwarted Attempt by Iran to Get Missile Technology," The Washington Post, October 3, 1997, p. A35.

Landay, Jonathan S. "More Flaws In Policy to Isolate Iran," The Christian Science Monitor, October 23, 1997, p. 4.

"Nodong Test Launch Imminent, Claim Reports," Jane's Defence Weekly, October 8, 1997, p. 29.

Rodan, Steve. "Secret Israeli Data Reveals Iran Can Make Missile in Year," Defense News, October 6 12, 1997, p. 4.

 

IV. BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE

Codevilla, Angelo M. "This Missile Defense Program Just Won't Fly," The Wall Street Journal, October 22, 1997.

Fulghum, David. "Airborne Laser Tested, Weighed for New Missions," Aviation Week & Space Technology, October 27, 1997, pp. 26 27.

ANTI BALLISTIC MISSILE TREATY

Cerniello, Craig. "SCC Parties Sigtn Agreements On Multilateralizations, TMD Systems," Arms Control Today, September 1997, p. 26.

Smith, David. "ABM Treaty Expansion Would Entangle Missile Defense," Defense News, October 20 26, 1997, p. 21.

THEATER MISSILE DEFENSE

"BMDO Fears Lack of Funding Will Kill MEADS," Jane's Defence Weekly, October 22, 1997, p. 8.

Holzer, Robert. "Navy: $800 Million is Needed to Speed Theater Wide System," Defense News, October 20 26, 1997, p. 3.

 

V. NUCLEAR NON PROLIFERATION

Broder, John M. "Beijing to Halt Nuclear Deals With Iran," The New York Times, October 30, 1997, p. A1.

Cupitt, Richard T. and Yuzo Murayama. Export Controls in the People's Republic of China, Status Report 1997, Center for International Trade and Security, The University of Georgia, 30 pp. Ph. (706) 542 2985, http://www.uga.edu/~cits

Gerth, Jeff and Michael R. Gordon. "Despite Ban, Russia Buys I.B.M. Computers for Atom Lab," The New York Times, October 27, 1997, p. A1.

Parish, Scott. "Are Suitcase Nukes on the Loose? The Story Behind the Controversy," CNS, Monterey, November 1997, 13 pp. Ph. (408) 647-3515, Email: [email protected]

Starr, Barbara. "List Reveals Institutions That Could Make WMDs," Jane's Defence Weekly, October 22, 1997, p. 5.

NUCLEAR NON PROLIFERATION TREATY

U.S. Commitment to the Treaty on the Non Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, ACDA, October 1997, 9 pp. Ph. (800) 581 2232, http://www.acda.gov

 

VI. NUCLEAR WEAPONS MATERIAL CONTROL

Cerniello, Craig. "U.S., Russia Sign Agreements On Plutonium Producing Reactors," Arms Control Today, September 1997, p. 28.

Eisler, Peter. "Nuclear Arms Stockpiles Vulnerable," USA Today, October 22, 1997, p. 2.

Medalia, Jonathan. Nuclear Weapons Production Capability Issues: Summary of Finding, and Choices, CRS Report for Congress, October 21, 1997, 25 pp.

 

VII. NUCLEAR TESTING

Broad, William J. "Hints of a Nuclear Test In Russia Are Disputed," The New York Times, October 21, 1997, p. A12.

McNally, James H. "The Importance of Nuclear Testing," The Washington Times, October 13, 1997, p. A19.

COMPREHENSIVE TEST BAN

Cerniello, Craig. "Clinton Sends CTB Treaty to Senate; Hearings Set to Begin in October," Arms Control Today, September 1997, p. 25.

Dupont, Vincent and Richard Sokolsky. "On Balance, CTBT Works," Defense News, October 13 19, 1997, p. 62.

Ferster, Warren. "Satellites Will Bolster CTBT," Defense News, October 20 26, 1997, p. 6.

Kouidri Kuhn, Eve. "Nuclear Watchdog Lacks OK to Keep Eye on Tests," The Christian Science Monitor, October 21, 1997, p. 6.

Peña, Federico. "Nuclear Weapons and the CTBT," The Washington Times, October 29, 1997, p. A19.

Schwartz, Stephen I. "Debunking Myths About the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty," The Washington Times, October 31, 1997, p. A20.

 

VIII. CONVENTIONAL ARMS CONTROL AND ARMS TRANSFERS

Boese, Wade. "Deadlock Continues to Plague CD Through Final 1997 Session," Arms Control Today, September 1997, p. 32.

Bonner, Raymond. "Success in Balkans, as All Sides Destroy Heavy Weapons," The New York Times, October 23, 1997, p. A6.

"Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction: Analysis and Text," Arm Control Today, September 1997, pp. 11 18.

Deen, Thalif. "Norway Donates $100m to Global Drive for Mine Clearance," Jane's Defence Weekly, October 8, 1997, p. 6.

Erlich, Jeff and Caroline Faraj. "Saudis, S. Africa to Swap Oil for Weapons," Defense News, October 13 19, 1997, p. 1.

Kemp, Ian. "UK Posts Five Point Plan to Help Clear Landmines," Jane's Defence Weekly, October 29, 1997, p. 13.

Komarow, Steven and Lee Michael Katz. "Mine Czar' to Be Named by Albright," USA Today, October 31, 1997, p. 1.

Komarow, Steven. "Proposal: Pay Bosnians to Help Clear Land Mines," USA Today, October 6, 1997, p. 10.

Lewis, J.A.C. "France, Russia Sign Contracts." Jane's Defence Weekly, October 8, 1997, p. 19.

Miller, Charles. "Study: World Arms Trade Reverses Decline," Defense News, October 20 26, 1997, p. 9.

Morrison, Philip and Kosta Tsipis. "New Hope in the Minefields," MIT Technology Review, October 1997, pp. 38 47.

"Mulsims and Croats in Bosnia Must Trade Old Guns for New," The New York Times, October 30, 1997, p. A5.

Priest, Dana. "Administration Drops Plans to Find Substitutes for Antipersonnel Mine," The Washington Post, October 31, 1997, p. A28.

Reynolds, Maura. "Russia's Cash Quest Spurs Arms Industry," The Washington Times, October 13, 1997, p. A13.

"Russia Sets No Date for Mine Ban," The Washington Post, October 12, 1997, p. A33.

Tirman, John. Spoils of War: The Human Cost of America's Arms Trade, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997, 310pp.

Wilson, George C. "Report Blames Land Mines for Fratricide at NTC," The Army Times, October 13, 1997, p. 3.

Wilson, George C. "U.S. Supporters Will Keep Fighting for Land Mine Ban," Defense News, October 13 19, 1997, p. 32.

 

IX. CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ARMS CONTROL

Gertz, Bill. "U.S. Concedes China Still Aiding Iran," The Washington Times, October 31, 1997, p. A13.

Rosenthal, A.M. "The Chosen Weapon," The New York Times, October 17, 1997, p. A39.

Starr, Barbara. "DARPA Begins Research to Counteract Biological Pathogens," Jane's Defence Weekly, October 15, 1997, p. 8.

Starr, Barbara. "USA to Spend $800m on Search for BW Vaccine," Jane's Defence Weekly, October 29, 1997, p. 10.

Utgoff, Victor. Nuclear Weapons and the Deterrence of Biological and Chemical Warfare, Stimson Center Occasional Paper No. 36, October 1997, 31 pp.

 

X. REGIONAL SECURITY ALLIANCES AND ISSUES PEACEKEEPING

Erlanger, Steven. "U.S. Officials Said to See Need to Extend Bosnia Mission," The New York Times, October 29, 1997, p. A3.

"Will Congress Force America Out of Bosnia," The Economist, October 25 31, 1997, p. 25.

FORMER SOVIET UNION

Kralev, Nickolai. "Peace Brings No Dividends to Black Sea Fleet," The Washington Times, October 5, 1997, p. A8.

Tigner, Brooks. "Progress by NATO, Russia Joint Council Will Take Time," Defense News, October 20 26, 1997, p. 18.

EUROPE AND NATO

Albright, Madeleine and William Cohen. "NATO Expansion Makes U.S. Safer," USA Today, October 7, 1997, p.14.

Bonnart, Frederick. "Mystery: If NATO Is to Grow Bigger and Bigger, What For?" The International Herald Tribune, October 17, 1997, p. 8.

Buchan, David, and Bruce Clark. "Solana Warns U.S. On NATO Expansion," The London Financial Times, October 22, 1997, p. 2.

Christopher, Warren and William J. Perry. "NATO's True Mission," The New York Times, October 21, 1997, p. A33.

Erlanger, Steven. "A War of Numbers Emerges Over Cost of Enlarging NATO," The New York Times, October 13, 1997, p. A1.

Naicheng, Wang. "The Impact of NATO's Eastward Expansion on Relations between the U.S., Russia and Europe," International Strategic Studies, No. 4, 1997, China Institute for International Strategic Studies, pp. 34-39.

Pisik, Betsy. "Cyprus Leader Warns UN of Armament Plans," The Washington Times, October 7, 1997, p. A16.

Tigner, Brooks. "NATO Rift Widens Over Expansion Costs," Defense News, October 6 12, 1997, p. 6.

MIDDLE EAST

Blanche, Ed, Christopher F. Foss and Barbara Starr. "Country Briefing: Iran," Jane's Defence Weekly, October 15, 1997, pp. 19-23.

Blanche, Ed. "Iranian Test firings Back 'Missile Power' Claim," Jane's Defence Weekly, October 29, 1997, p. 4.

Goshko, John M. "Iraq Bars Entry By American Arms Inspectors," The Washington Post, October 31, 1997, p. A27.

Goshko, John M. "U.S. May Delay Pressing New Iraq Sanctions," The Washington Post, October 21, 1997, p. A15.

Reid, Robert H. "Sanctions on Iraq Divide UN Council," The Washington Times, October 19, 1997, p. A7.

ASIA

Bedi, Rahul. "Hotline' Is Activated As Tension Rises in Kashmir," Jane's Defence Weekly, October 8, 1997, p. 8.

Berry, William E., Jr. Threat Perceptions in the Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore, INSS Occasional Paper 16, Colorado: September 1997, 61 pp. http://www.usafa.af.mil/inss

Cobban, Helena. "Chinese Nuclear Exports: No Easy Ride," The Christian Science Monitor, October 9, 1997, p. 15.

Diamond, Howard. "Clinton Steps Up Effort To Enact 1985 Sino U.S. Nuclear Agreement," Arms Control Today, September 1997, p. 31.

Edwards, James B. "Going Nuclear With the Chinese," The Washington Times, October 20, 1997, p. A19.

"Jiang: The Supreme Interest of China Is Peace and Nation Building,'" The Washington Post, October 19, 1997, p. A22.

Mann, Paul. "U.S. China Summit: Milestone and Minefield," Aviation Week & Space Technology, October 27, 1997, pp. 24-25.

"Missile Base Will Extend Korean Reach," Jane's Defence Weekly, October 29, 1997. p. 6.

Opall, Barbara. "Ant- China Legislation is Proliferating on Capitol Hill," Defense News, October 20 26, 1996, p. 8.

Smith, R. Jeffrey. "Limits on Iran Ties Open Way for China to Buy U.S. Reactors," The Washington Post, October 25, 1997, p. A1.

"A U.S. Push for Chinese Military Transparency,' a Q&A with William Cohen," The International Herald Tribune, October 9, 1997, p. 10.

OTHER REGIONS

Byrne, Hugh. "Clinton's Latin Slip," The Christian Science Monitor, October 16, 1997, p. 19.

Mann, Jim. "U.S. Aim: Arms Dealer for the Americas," The Los Angeles Times, October 8, 1997, p. 7.

Opall, Barbara. "Arms Control Groups Push 2 Year Latin America Freeze," Defense News, October 20-26, 1997, p. 18.

Strobel, Warren P. "Clinton Hails Argentina Ties, Calls It Major' Military Ally," The Washington Times, October 17, 1997, p. A4.

 

XIII. OTHER TOPICS

Dornheim, Michael A. "Laser Engages Satellite, With Questionable Results," Aviation Week & Space Technology, October 27, 1997, p. 26.

Landay, Jonathan S. "Dawn of Laser Weapons Draws Near," The Christian Science Monitor, October 20, 1997, p. 1.

Richter, Paul. "Russia Issues Warning After U.S. Laser Test," The Los Angeles Times, October 22, 1997, p. 4.

Tigner, Brooks. "NATO Panel to Consider Nonlethal Weapon Guidelines," Defense News, September 29 October 5, 1997, p. 14.