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November/December 1997 Bibliography
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Compiled by Sami Fournier

 

OF SPECIAL INTEREST

 


Bunn, George and John B. Rhinelander. "The Duma Senate Logjam on Arms Control: What Can be Done?" The Nonproliferation Review, Fall 1997, pp. 73 87.

Crawford, Dorn. "Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE): A Review and Update of Key Treaty Elements," ACDA, December 1997, 37 pp.

Mendelsohn, Catharine R. Arms Control and Disarmament: The U.S. Commitment, USIA, 1997, 95 pp. http://www.usia.gov/usis.html

Proliferation: Threat and Response, Department of Defense, annual proliferation report to Congress, November 1997, 85 pp.

Stockpile Stewardship Program: Overview and Progress, DOE Office of Defense Programs, October 1997, 20 pp.

 


I. ARMS CONTROL GENERAL

Murphy, Matt. "Threat Control Through Arms Control," State Magazine, November/December 1997, pp. 10 11.

HISTORY

Albright, Joseph and Marcia Kunstel. Bombshell: The Secret Story of America's Unknown Atomic Spy Conspiracy, New York: Times Books, 1997, 399 pp.

Downs, John. Negotiating With the Russians: Lawyers Making a Difference, Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1997, 364 pp. Ph. 800 462 6420.

THEORY AND POLICY

Landay, Jonathan, "U.S. Downsizes Its Nuclear Weapon Ambitions," The Christian Science Monitor, December 24, 1997, p. 4.

Myers, Steven Lee. "Nuclear Priesthood Gets a New Credo," The New York Times, December 14, 1997, p. 4.

Schorr, Daniel. "Not Preparing For Nuclear War," The Christian Science Monitor, December 12, 1997, p. 19.

Smith, Jeffrey. "Clinton Directive Changes Strategy on Nuclear Arms," The Washington Post, December 7, 1997, p. A1.

VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE

Scott, William. "USAF Nuclear Detectives Assume New Roles," Aviation Week & Space Technology, November 3, 1997, pp. 50 53.

Scott, William. "Sampling Missions Unveiled Nuclear Weapon Secrets," Aviation Week & Space Technology, November 3, 1997, pp. 54 57.

Scott, William. "Debris Collection Reverts to Ground Sites," Aviation Week & Space Technology, November 3, 1997, pp. 57 59.

Tucker, Jonathan. "Verifying a Multilateral Ban on Nuclear Weapons," Inesap Information Bulletin, November 1997, pp. 16 21. Ph. (49) 6151 16 4468.

 

II. STRATEGIC ARMS CONTROL

Brooke, James. "Sleeping Below Plains, Missiles Stay on Alert," The New York Times, December 15, 1997, p. A14.

Burns, William F. "The Future of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy," Arms Control Today, October 1997, pp. 3 5.

Gertz, Bill. "Pentagon Panel Weighs Lower Nuclear Alert Status," The Washington Times, December 12, 1997, p. A1.

Hoffman, David. "START II Approval Imperiled, Russian Says," The Washington Post, December 17, 1997, p. A34.

Liping, Xia. "START III Negotiations and Beyond," Inesap Information Bulletin, November 1997, pp. 11 12. Ph. (49) 6151 16 4468.

Mueller, Harald and Katja Frank. "A German View of U.S. Russia Nuclear Postures," Post Soviet Nuclear and Defense Monitor, October 27, 1997, pp. 8 9.

 

III. BALLISTIC ARMS CONTROL

Ehrlich, Richard. "Army Markets High Impact Real Estate," (Kwajalein Missile Range being made available for missile testing) The Washington Times, December 28, 1997, p. A6.

Timmerman, Kenneth. "Missile Threat From Iran," Reader's Digest, January 1998, pp. 87 8.

 

IV. BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE

Erlich, Jeff. "Bill May Add $320 Million to U.S. Missile Defense Efforts," Defense News, November 3 9, 1997, p. 6.

"NMD R&D Program Estimated to Cost 6.6 Billion," Defense Daily, November 20, 1997, pp. 1 2.

Weible, Jack. "Iraq Crisis Highlights Threat of Chemical, Biological Weapons," Defense News, December 1 7, 1997, p. 12.

THEATER MISSILE DEFENSE

Muradian, Vago and Greg Caires. "Pentagon Mulls Killing MEADS, Trimming THAAD funding," Defense Daily, December 1, 1997, pp. 7 8.

Seffers, George and Brooks Tigner. "U.S. Looks for Assist to Keep MEADS Going," Defense News, December 15 21, p. 10.

Theater Missile Defense: Significant Technical Challenges Face the Airborne Laser Program, GAO Report to Congress, October 1997, 18 pp.

 

V. NUCLEAR NON PROLIFERATION

"3 U.S. Nuclear Labs Often Lax in Security," The Washington Times, November 1, 1997, p. A2.

Countering the Proliferation and Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction, USAF Institute for National Security Studies, INSS Topical Conference Report, July 29 30, 1997, Ph. (703) 734 5822.

Drozdiak, William. "U.S. Pushes NATO on Arms Proliferation," The Washington Post, December 17, 1997, p. A1.

Eisler, Peter. "Unit to Probe Nuke Safety is Approved," USA Today, November 7, 1997, p. 5A.

Erlich, Jeff. "U.S. General Applauds Security of Russian Nukes," Defense News, November 10 16, 1997, p. 40.

Weiner, Tim. "U.S. Says China Isn't Helping Others Build Nuclear Bombs," The New York Times, December 11, 1997, p. A5.

 

VI. NUCLEAR WEAPONS MATERIAL CONTROL

Inventory Management: Vulnerability of Sensitive Defense Material to Theft, GAO, September 1997, 25pp.

 

VII. NUCLEAR TESTING

COMPREHENSIVE TEST BAN

Bailey, Kathleen. "Testing Nukes Makes Good Sense," The Washington Times, November 16, 1997, p.B5.

Gay, Corey. "Ratifying the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty is a Step Toward Nonproliferation," The Washington Times, November 27, 1997, p. A15.

"The Issues Behind the CTB Treaty Ratification Debate," Coalition to Reduce Nuclear Dangers press conference, Arms Control Today, October, 1997, pp. 6-13.

Keeny, Spurgeon M., Jr. "Testing the CTB Regime," Arms Control Today, October 1997, p. 2.

Medalia, Jonathan. "Nuclear Testing and Comprehensive Test Ban: Background and Five Year Chronology," CRS Report, November 17, 1997, 6. pp.

Parachini, John. "U.S. Senate Ratification of the CWC: Lessons for the CTBT," The Nonproliferation Review, Fall 1997, pp. 62-72.

Pincus, Walter. "U.S. Developed 60 Pound Nuclear Weapons a Parachutist Could Deploy," The Washington Post, December 23, 1997, p. A4.

 

VIII. NUCLEAR WEAPONS CLEANUP

Booth, William. "Columbia River Shores: Wild, Scenic, Radioactive," The Washington Post, November 20, 1997, pp. A1.

Preliminary Responses to Comments on the Accelerating Cleanup: Focus on 2006 National Discussion Draft, DOE Office of Environmental Management, December 1997, 40 pp. E mail: [email protected]

"U.S. Converts Use of Urainium, From Weapons to Fuel," The Washington Post, December 2, 1997, p. A15.

"Warning of Excess Capacity in Nation's Nuclear Dumps," The New York Times, December 7, 1997, p. A4.

 

IX. CONVENTIONAL ARMS CONTROL AND ARMS TRANSFERS

"Bill Clinton on Land Mines," The Dallas Morning News, November 23, 1997, p. J1.

Blank, Stephen. "Russia's Clearance Sale," Jane's Intelligence Review, November 1997, pp. 517-522.

Crary, David. "Signing of Land mine Treaty Hailed as Historic Victory,'" The Washington Times, December 4, 1997, p. A13.

Feeney, Susan. "Deadly Zone," (Landmines in North Korea) Dallas Morning News, November 24, 1997, p. 1.

"Hill Fails to Pass Code of Conduct," Arms Trade News, November 1997, p. 1.

Opall, Barbara. "U.S. Considers Sales to Both Sides of Aegean," Defense News, December 15 21, 1997, pp. 4 20.

Peters, John E. "CFE and Military Stability in Europe," RAND, 1997, 72 pp. Ph: (301) 451 7002, E mail: [email protected]

Pierre, Andrew J. Cascade of Arms: Managing Conventional Weapons Proliferation, Cambridge: World Peace Foundation, 1997, 466 pp.

Renner, Michael. "Small Arms' Are Easy to Get, Hard to Control," The Christian Science Monitor, December 2, 1997, p. 18.

Russia in the World Arms Trade, Pierre, Andrew J. and Dmitri V. Trenin, Eds., Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1997, 132 pp. Ph. (202) 483 7600.

Tigner, Brooks. "C. European Worries May Stall CFE Revision," Defense News, December 15 21, 1997, p. 4.

 

X. CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ARMS CONTROL

Chevrier, Marie Isabelle. "The Threat That Won't Disperse: Why Biological Weapons Have Taken Center Stage," The Washington Post, December 21, 1997, pp. C1.

Gordon, Michael. "Russian House Approves Treaty Banning Chemical Arms," The New York Times, November 1, 1997, p. A3.

Myre, Greg. "Russia Giving Up Chemical Weapons," The Washington Times, November 6, 1997, p. A15.

Richter, Paul. "U.S. Germ War Defenses Porous, Officials Warn," The Los Angeles Times, Dec. 26, 1997, p. 1.

Smithson, Amy. "The U.S. Breach in World Security," The Washington Post, November 3, 1997, p. A21.

Zilinskas, Raymond. "The Other Biological Weapons Worry," (Russia) The New York Times, November 28, 1997, p. A39.

 

XI. REGIONAL SECURITY ALLIANCES AND ISSUES

PEACEKEEPING

Farrell, Dr. Theo. "United States Marine Corps Operations In Somalia: A Model for the Future," Amphibious Operations, Strategic & Combat Studies Institute Occasional Paper, November 1997, pp. 43 56, Ph. (01276) 41 2653/2618.

FORMER SOVIET UNION

Olynyk, Col. Stephen. "The State of Ukrainian Armed Forces," ROA National Security Report, November 1997, pp. 28.

Williams, Daniel. "Legacy of Soviet Nuclear Tests Haunts Kazakhstan," The Washington Post, November 7, 1997, p. A33.

EUROPE AND NATO

Blanche, Ed. "Greek Cypriots Defy Turkey Over S 300 Plan," Jane's Pointer, December 1997, p. 7.

Calogero, Francesco. "A Nuclear Weapon Free Zone in Central and Eastern Europe, NATO Enlargment, and a Nuclear Weapon Free World," Disarmament Diplomacy, November 1997, pp. 2-4.

Eyal, Jonathan. "NATO's Enlargement: Anatomy of a Decision," International Affairs, v. 73.4, 1997, pp. 695-719.

Fitchett, Joseph. "A Big String Added to NATO Growth," International Herald Tribune, December 24/25, 1997, p. 6.

Hamster, Jeanette and Paul Turner. "Rush to Approve NATO Enlargement Undercuts Debate," Defense News, December 1-7, 1997, p. 25.

Larsen, Jeffrey. "NATO Counterproliferation Policy: A Case Study in Alliance Politics," INSS Occasional Paper, November 1997, 76 pp. Ph. (719) 333 2717.

NATO Enlargement: Cost Implications for the United States Remain Unclear, GAO, Testimony of Henry L. Hinton, October 23, 1997, 14 pp.

Perlez, Jane. "Blunt Reason for Enlarging NATO: Curbs on Germany," The New York Times, December 7, 1997, p. A17.

Pincus, Walter. "Russia Considering Increased Nuclear Dependence," The Washington Post, December 7, 1997, p. A11.

Sloan, Stanley. NATO Enlargement and the Former European Neutrals, CRS Report for Congress, Updated November 5, 1997, 6 pp.

Tigner, Brooks. "NATO: No Threat Justifies Low Expansion Cost," Defense News, December 15-21, 1997, pp. 3-20.

Tigner, Brooks. "NATO Papers Belie Modest Expansion Cost," Defense News, December 8-14, p. 1

MIDDLE EAST

Campbell, Matthew. "Iran's Mullahs On Brink of a Nuclear Bomb,'" London Sunday Times, December 21, 1997, p. 4.

"The Case for Rigorous Vigilance Over Saddam's Arsenal," (Interview with Rolf Ekeus) The Washington Post, Dec. 28, 1997, p. C2.

Crosette, Barbara. "While Diplomats Talk, Iraq is Said to Hide Arms Evidence," The New York Times, November 6, 1997, p. A3.

Dyer, Gwynne. "Sly Saddam's Two Way Bet," The Washington Times, November 6, 1997, p. A18.

Gellman, Barton. "Shift by Iran Fuels Debate Over Sanctions," The Washington Post, December 31, 1997, p. A1.

"Iraq Might Use Ramadan to Move or Hide Weapons," Baltimore Sun, December 28, 1997, p. 1.

Landay, Jonathan. "At Stake in Iraq: Arms Control's Future," The Christian Science Monitor, November 28, 1997, p. 1.

Perkovich, George. "In Iran, Whispers of Moderation," The Washington Post, November 30, 1997, p.C1.

Rathmell, Andrew. "Iran's Missiles Come Under Fire," Jane's Pointer, December 1997, p. 5.

Timmerman, Kenneth. "Saddam is Not as Secure as He Seems," The Wall Street Journal, December 31, 1997, p. 6.

ASIA

Baker, Michael. "Project Links Two Koreas, But Who Will Pick up the Tab?" The Christian Science Monitor, December 9, 1997, p. 7.

Harrison, Selig. "The United States and South Asia: Trapped by the Past?" Current History, December 1997, pp. 401.

Mann, Paul. "Hyping China Threat is Reckless Policy," Aviation Week & Space Technology, December 22-29, 1997, p. 97.

Weiner, Tim. "How a Spy Left Taiwan in the Cold," The New York Times, December 20, 1997, p. A7.

OTHER REGIONS

Gupta, Amit. Building an Arsenal, (India, Israel, Brazil) Westport, CT: Praeger, 1997, 211 pp.

 

XII. DEFENSE BUDGET

Foote, Sheila. "Appropriators Preempted Authorizers on Key Defense Choices," Defense Daily Special Report, December 2, 1997, pp. 1-4.

Transforming Defense: National Security in the 21st Century, Report of the National Defense Panel, December 1997, 94 pp.

Update: FY 1998 Defense Authorization & Appropriations Acts: Impact on Defense Programs & Industry, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, November 19, 1997, 18 pp.

 

XIII. MILITARY STRATEGY AND THEORY

Landay, Jonathan. "Drawing Battle Lines in Space," The Christian Science Monitor, December 17, 1997, pp. 7-8.

 

XIV. OTHER TOPICS

Clarke, Duncan, Daniel O'Connor and Jason Ellis. Send Guns and Money, Security Assistance and U.S. Foreign Policy, Westport, CT: Praeger, 1997, 211 pp.

Donnelly, John. "Laser of 30 Watts Blinded Satellite 300 Miles High," Defense Week, December 8, 1997, p. 1.

Gertz, Bill. "Yeltsin Letter Reveals Anti Satellite Weapons," The Washington Times, November 7, 1997, p. A1.

Hales, Peter Bacon. Atomic Spaces: Living on the Manhattan Project, Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1997, 447 pp.

Lelyveld, Michael. "White House Backing Off Veto Over Supercomputers," Journal of Commerce, November 4, 1997, p. 3.

Words to Deeds: Strengthening the UN's Enforcement Capabilities, UNA USA, December 1997, 50 pp. Ph. (212) 907 1340, http://www.unausa.org/publicationsh2