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Compiled by Sami Fournier

OF SPECIAL INTEREST

CDI 1997 Military Almanac, Washington, DC: Center for Defense Information, 61 pp. Ph. (202) 862-0700.

The Future of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy, Washington, DC: National Academy Press, National Academy of Sciences, 1997, 109 pp. Ph. (800) 624-6242.

A National Security Strategy for a New Century, Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, May 1997, 38 pp. Ph. (202) 512-1800.

Strategic Survey 1996/97, London: International Institute for Strategic Studies, April 1997, 268 pp. Ph. (44) 1865 267907.

 

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I. ARMS CONTROL GENERAL

Mendelsohn, Jack. "Clinton Announces Reorganization Plan, ACDA to Lose Independent Status," Arms Control Today, April 1997, p. 33.

Robbins, Carla Anne. "Senate Battle on Arms Control Is Still Far From Over," Wall Street Journal, May 6, 1997, p. 24.

 

II. STRATEGIC ARMS CONTROL

Friedman, Thomas. "It's Unclear," The New York Times, June 2, 1997, p. 27.

Belous, Vladimir, "Key Aspects of the Russian Nuclear Strategy," Security Dialogue, June 1997, pp. 159171,

Cerniello, Craig. "Duma Criticizes Helsinki Outcome; Postpones START II Di scussions," Arms Control Today, April 1997, p. 34.

Gertz, Bill. "Cohen Confident of Russian Control of Nuclear Missiles," The Washington Times, May 14, 1997, p. A8.

Goodby, James and Harold Feiveson. Ending the Threat of Nuclear Attack, Stanford, CA: Center for International Security and Arms Control, May 1997, 15 pp. Ph. (415) 7258641.

Gordon, Michael. "NATO Pact Clouds Fate of Arms Cuts, A Yeltsin Aide Says," The New York Times, May 16, 1997, p. A1.

Grossman, Elaine. "Cohen, Shalikashvili Signal Flexibility in START I Reductions Timing," Inside the Pentagon, May 22, 1997, p. 1.

Hoffman, David. "Yelstin Approves Doctrine of Nuclear First Use if Attacked," The Washington Post, May 10, 1997, p. A21.

Mann, Paul. "Russians Sketch START 3 Despite Odds Against It," Aviation Week and Space Technology, June 2, 1997, pp. 6364.

Nelan, Bruce. "Nuclear Disarray," Time, May 19, 1997, p. 46.

Strobel, Warren. "Yeltsin: Missiles No Longer Target Alliance Nations," The Washington Times, May 28, 1997, p. A1.

Walker, Ronald. "Nuclear Disarmament: Zero and How to Get There," Security Dialogue, June 1997, pp. 149158.

WEAPONS DISMANTLEMENT

Johnson, Craig and Zachary Davis. Nuclear Weapons: Disposal Options for Surplus Weapons-Usable Plutonium, CRS Report for Congress, May 22, 1997, 21 pp.

 

III. BALLISTIC ARMS CONTROL

Erlich, Jeff. "Ukraine Missile Stance Troubles Russia, U.S." Defense News, June 28, 1997, p. 3.

Lippman, Thomas. "U.S. Confirms China Missile Sale to Iran," The Washington Post, May 31, 1997, p. A15.

Opall, Barbara. "U.S. Aims Export Curbs at Indian Firms," Defense News, June 28, 1997, p. 22.

 

IV. BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE

"Army Uses Russian Scuds to Test Patriot Missile Crews," The Boston Globe, May 1, 1997, p. 23.

Cerniello, Craig. "Senate Committee Approves NMD Bill Mandating Deployment By End of 2003," Arms Control Today, April 1997, p. 38.

Kyl, Jon. "An Effective Antimissile Strategy," The Wall Street Journal, May 22, 1997, p. 1.

McMahon, Scott. Pursuit of the Shield, Lanham, MD: University Press of America, April 1997, 408 pp. Ph. (800)4626420.

Swicker, Lt. Cmdr. Charles. "Ballistic Missile Defense from the Sea," Naval War College Review, Spring 1997, pp. 725.

Weiner, Tim. "Star Wars' System Remains Many Years and Dollars Away," The New York Times, May 18, 1997, p. A21.

ANTI-BALLISTIC MISSILE TREATY

Gertz, Bill. "U.S. Agrees to Russian Demand for Changes on Missile Defenses," The Washington Times, June 3, 1997, p. A3.

Woolsey, James. "A Loony ABM Postscript," The Wall Street Journal, May 30, 1997, p. 6.

 

V. NUCLEAR NONPROLIFERATION

Dismantling the Cold War: U.S. and NIS Perspectives on the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Program, John Shields and William Potter, eds., Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, June 1997, 427 pp.

Gertz, Bill. "Supercomputer Diversion Prompts Criminal Probe, Senate Panel Told," The Washington Times, June 12, 1997, p. A8.

Yumin, Hu. "The Situation and Prospects of the Nuclear Disarmament," International Strategic Studies, April 1997, p. 10.

NUCLEAR NONPROLIFERATION TREATY

Fournier, Sami. "Enhanced NPT Review Process Gets Underway at First PrepCom Session," Arms Control Today, April 1997, p. 35.

Sanders, Ben. "The NPT Steps into the Future: The Preparatory Committee and the Enhanced Review Process," Disarmament Diplomacy, May 1997, p. 5. Ph. (44) 171 503 8857.

NONPROLIFERATION REGIMES

Davis, Zachary S. International Atomic Energy Agency: Strengthen Verification Authority?, CRS Report for Congress, May 15, 1997, 16 pp.

Gerth, Jeff. "China Buying U.S. Computers, Raising Arms Fears," The New York Times, June 10, 1997, p. A1.

Pagani, Steve. "Nuclear Watchers Get More Power to Check for Weapons," The Washington Times, May 17, 1997, p. A8.

 

VI. NUCLEAR WEAPONS MATERIAL CONTROL

Bukharin, Oleg. "Problems of Nuclear Terrorism," The Monitor, Center for International Trade and Security at the University of Georgia, Spring 1997, pp. 810. Ph. (706) 5422985.

Bukharin, Oleg. "Disquiet on the Eastern Front," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, May/June 1997, pp. 4146.

Department of Energy: Plutonium Needs, Costs, and Management Programs, United States General Accounting Office, April 1997, 36 pp. Ph. (202) 5126000.

Martel, William. "Russia's Loose Nukes'¾A Myth That Distorts U.S. Policy," The Christian Science Monitor, June 16, 1997, p. 18.

Timberbayev, Roland. "Solutions to the Problem of Storing and Utilizing Plutonium are Yet to be Found," (Interview with Kikolai Ygorov, Deputy Minister of RF Minatom), The Monitor, Center for International Trade and Security at the University of Georgia, Spring 1997, pp. 3335. Ph. (706) 5422985.

 

VII. NUCLEAR TESTING

Pincus, Walter. "Atom Scientist Seeks to Halt Bomb Research," The Washington Post, May 16, 1997, p. 15.

Walsh, Mark. "U.S. Races to Build Lab Nuke Test," Defense News, June 28, 1997, p. 30.

COMPREHENSIVE TEST BAN

Garwin, Richard. "Stewardship: Don't Claim Too Much or Too Little," Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, May/June 1997, p. 21

Preserving the Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Under a Comprehensive Test Ban, Congressional Budget Office, CBO Paper, May 19, 1997, 73 pp.

Sales of High Performance Computers to Russia's Nuclear Weapons Laboratories, United States General Accounting Office, April 15, 1997, 6 pp. Ph. (202) 5126000.

 

VIII. CONVENTIONAL ARMS CONTROL AND ARMS TRANSFERS

Anthony, Ian. "Europe Faces Watershed: U.S. Giants Push Aerospace Industry to Extinction," Defense News, June 28, 1997, p. 25.

"Arms-Race Rules," The Christian Science Monitor, May 15, 1997, p. 20.

Boese, Wade. "Clinton Moves Closer to Easing Limits on Arms Sales to Latin America," Arms Control Today, April 1997, p. 37.

Brooke, James. "Pentagon Used-Jet Sales Lot Helps Keep World Supplied," The New York Times, May 11, 1997, p. 16.

Bunten, Kathleen. "UK Adds Voice to Antipersonnel Mine Ban," Jane's Defence Weekly, May 28, 1997, p. 13.

"CFE Deal Eases Russian Worry on NATO Growth," Jane's Defence Weekly, May 21, 1997, p. 19.

Ford, Peter. "Weapons R' Us: Russia Rivals The West's Arms Technology, The Christian Science Monitor, June 2, 1997, p. 11.

Isby, David C. Jane's Air War 1: Fighter Combat in the Jet Age, London: Harper-CollinsPublishers, 1997, 192 pp.

Nebehay, Stephanie. "U.S. Seeks Quick Action to Eliminate Land Mines," The Washington Times, May 16, 1997, p. A16.

Priest, Dana. "56 in Senate to Press for Law Banning Use of Land Mines by U.S.," The Washington Post, June 12, 1997, p. A12.

Report to the Secretary of Defense on the Status of DOD's Implementation of the U.S. Policy on AntiPersonnel Landmines, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy, May 1997, 21 pp.

Schmitt, Eric. "U.S. Senate Votes to Let Russia Shift Troops," The New York Times, May 15, 1997, p. A15.

Seffers, George. "Land Mine Removal Could Take A Century," Defense News, June 28, 1997, p. 16.

Sims, Calvin. "Peru's Cut-Rate Fighter Jets Were Too Good to be True," The New York Times, May 31, 1997, p. A1.

"Swiss Voters Overwhelmingly Reject a Ban on Exporting Arms," The New York Times, June 9, 1997, p. A4.

Tigner, Brooks. "Russia Eyes East Bloc Concessions in CFE," Defense News, May 26June 1, 1997, p. 3.

"U.S. Howitzers Set for Bosnian Federation," Jane's Defence Weekly, May 28, 1997, p. 18.

Walkling, Sarah. "Russian Proposal for CFE Adaptation Seeks New Limits on NATO Arms," Arms Control Today, April 1997, p. 36.

 

IX. CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ARMS CONTROL

Goodman, Glenn. "Combatting Proliferation," Armed Forces Journal, May 1997, p. 46.

Horrock, Nicholas. "The New Terror Fear: Biological Weapons," U.S. News & World Report, May 12, 1997.

"Iran Rejects U.S. Charges on Chemical Arms," The New York Times, May 25, 1997, p. A4.

Leklem, Erik. "Senate Gives Advice and Consent; U.S. Becomes Original CWC Party," Arms Control Today, April 1997, p. 32.

Myers, Steven Lee. "U.S., Asserting Iran Link, Bars 2 Chinese Firms," The New York Times, May 23, 1997, p. A1.

Mufson, Steven. "China Demands U.S. Lift New Embargo," The Washington Post, May 24, 1997, p. A25.

 

X. REGIONAL SECURITY ALLIANCES AND ISSUES

FORMER SOVIET UNION

Azerbaijan: Azeri-Armenian Minsk Group Talks Postponed Until Mid-May, FBIS Daily Report, May 7, 1997.

Gertz, Bill. "Mishaps Put Russian Missiles in Combat Mode,'" The Washington Times, May 12, 1997, p. A1.

"Moldova: Deputy Minister Comments on CFE Flank Treaty," Moscow Interfax, May 16, 1997.

EUROPE AND NATO

Apple, R.W., Jr. "Road to Approval Is Rocky, and the Gamble is Perilous," The New York Times, May 15, 1997, p. A1.

Dobbs, Michael. "U.S. Indicates Preference for Just 3 New NATO States," The Washington Post, May 30, 1997, p. A30.

Garnett, Sherman. Keystone in the Arch: Ukraine in the Emerging Security Environment of Central and Eastern Europe, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 145 pp. Ph. (202) 8627900.

Liv, Melinda. "Now it's Cohen vs. Albright," Newsweek, June 9, 1997, p. 47.

Managing NATO Enlargement, United States Institute of Peace, 7 pp. Ph. (202) 4571700.

Marshall, Tyler. "Push Foreign Policy, Clinton Urged," The Los Angeles Times, May 23, 1997, p. 8.

Myers, Steven Lee. "U.S. Now at Odds With NATO Allies on New Members," The New York Times, May 30, 1997, p. 1.

O'Connor, Mike. "U.S. is Supplying Army in Sarajevo with 116 Big Guns," The New York Times, May 10, 1997, p. 1.

Pflueger, Friedbert. "NATO's Bad Bargain," May 16, 1997, p. A33.

Pond, Elizabeth. "Ukraine: A Concession to Post-Cold War Realities," Baltimore Sun, June 4, 1997, p. 21.

Seabolt, Amee. "Pressed by Spain, U.S. Leaving Torrejon Base," European Stars & Stripes, May 2, 1997, p. 1.

Sieff, Martin. "NATO Expansion has Big Sticker Price," The Washington Times, May 16, 1997, p. A15.

Solana, Javier. "NATO's Quantum Leap," The Wall Street Journal (Europe), May 28, 1997, p. 6.

Whitney, Craig. "What is NATO? Europe's Glue, Not Kremlin's Foe," The New York Times, May 16, 1997, p. A14.

Whitney, Craig. "Russia and West Sign Cooperation Pact," The New York Times, May 28, 1997, p. 1.

MIDDLE EAST

El-Sayed Selim, Mohammad. "Reconceptualizing the Arms Control Process in the Middle East: Towards a New Framework," Pakistan Horizon, October 1996, pp. 2541.

Kemp, Geoffrey and Robert Harkavy. Strategic Geography and the Changing Middle East, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 1997, 493 pp. Ph. (800) 2751447.

ASIA

Browne, Andrew. "N. Korea Conceals Nuclear Material," The Washington Times, May 28, 1997, p. 5.

Cooper, Kenneth. "India Denies It Has Deployed Missiles," The Washington Post, June 12, 1997, p. A26.

Diamond, Howard. "SEANWFZ Enters Into Force; U.S. Considers Signing Protocol," Arms Control Today, April 1997, p. 35.

Diamond, Howard. "KEDO Reactor Project Moves Through Protocols Toward Implementation," Arms Control Today, April 1997, p. 39.

Klare, Michael. "Asia Beefs Up Arms-Making Capacity," May 23, 1997, The Washington Times, p. A16.

Lai To, Lee. "East Asian Assessments of China's Security Policy," International Affairs, April 1997, pp. 251262.

Menon, Rajan. "The Strategic Convergence Between Russia and China," Survival, Summer 1997, pp. 10125.

Stogel, Stewart. "N. Korea Lags in Nuclear Cleanup," The Washington Times, June 4, 1997, p. A20.

OTHER REGIONS

de la Fuente, Comm. Pedro Luis. "Confidence-Building Measures in the Southern Cone", Naval War College Review, Winter 1997, pp. 3665.

Drozdiak, William. "Instability to the South Worries U.S. Forces in Europe," The Washington Post, May 19, 1997, p. A1.

Zakheim, Dov. "NATO Must Turn Attention to Rising Mediterranean Threat," Defense News, June 28, 1997, p. 24.

 

XI. DEFENSE BUDGET AND CONVERSION

Capaccio, Tony. "Infrastructure Cuts Loom As Last Great Cold War Struggle," Defense Week, May 20, 1997, p. 1.

"Chopping Block Awaits More Unneeded Bases," USA Today, May 12, 1997, p. 1.

Rashbaum, William and Kevin Flynn. "Pentagon Tosses 126M Overboard," New York Daily News, June 1, 1997, p. 1.

Summary of Major Provisions: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998, House National Security Committee Press Release, June 12, 1997, 43 pp. Ph. (202) 2252539.

 

XII. OTHER TOPICS

Carter, Tom. "House Gets Streamlined Foreign Affairs Measure," The Washington Times, June 5, 1997, p. A17.

Mandelbaum, Michael. "Russia, China Still Loom Large," The Washington Times, May 19, 1997, p. A12.

Marquis, Susan. Unconventional Warfare: Rebuilding U.S. Special Operations Forces, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, April 1997, 319 pp.

Mesler, Bill. "Pentagon Poison: The Great Radioactive Ammo Cover-Up," The Nation, May 26, 1997, pp. 1719.

Report of the Quadrennial Defense Review, U.S. Department of Defense, May 1997, 87 pp. Ph. (703) 6952065.

Wald, Matthew. "U.S. Refits a Nuclear Bomb to Destroy Enemy Bunkers," The New York Times, May 31, 1997, p. A1.