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March 1998 Bibliography

Latest ACA Resources

Compiled by Sami Fournier

OF SPECIAL INTEREST

 


Arkin, William, Robert Norris and Joshua Handler. "Taking Stock: Worldwide Nuclear Deployments 1998," Natural Resources Defense Council, 1998, 94 pp. Ph. (202) 289-6868.

Arms Control Briefing Book: Arms Control and Security in the Post-Cold War Era, Council for a Livable World, March 1998, 64 pp. Ph. (202) 543-4100, http://www.clw.org/pub/clw/welcome.html

Buchanan, Patrick. "Encircling the Fallen Bear's Old Lair," The Washington Times, March 11, p. A17.

Global Focus:A New Foreign Policy Agenda 1997-1998, Interhemispheric Resource Center and Institute for Policy Studies, March 1997, 282 pp. Ph.(202) 234-9382/3, http://www.foreignpolicy-infocus.org


I. ARMS CONTROL-GENERAL

Cook, Robin. "The Good Fight After the Cold War," The Washington Post, March 29, 1998, p. C7.

Keeny, Spurgeon M., Jr., Jack Mendelsohn, Susan Eisenhower and John Isaacs. "Advancing the Arms Control Agenda: Pitfalls and Possibilities," Arms Control Today, January/February 1998, pp. 11-19.

Yumin, Hu and Mu Changlin. "International Arms Control Situation of 1997 and its Trend of Development," International Strategic Studies, January 1998, pp. 22-25.

THEORY AND POLICY

Burgess, Lisa. "Nuclear Policy Battle Looms as NATO Expansion Nears," Defense News, March 30-April 5, 1998, p. 42.

Schwartz, Stephen. "Miscalculated Ambiguity: U.S. Policy on the Use and Threat of Use of Nuclear Weapons," Disarmament Diplomacy, February 1998, pp. 10-15.

"U.S. Image: A Mad Dog With Nukes," The Washington Times, March 2, 1998, p. A13.

VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE

Bongioanni, Carlos. "U.S. 'Ghost' Base Gets Visit From Russian Inspectors," European Stars and Stripes, March 20, 1998, p. 3.

 

II. STRATEGIC ARMS CONTROL

Cranston, Alan. "Nuclear Abolition Statement by International Civilian Leaders: An Assessment and an Appeal," Disarmament Diplomacy, February 1998, pp. 2-6.

Erlanger, Steven. "Russia Vows to Push Arms Pact, to Pave Way for Summit," The New York Times, March 12, 1998, p. A11.

Grossman, Elaine. "U.S. Ponders Force Posture Options Under START III Treaty," Inside the Pentagon, March 26, 1998, p. 1.

Schmitt, Lt. Col. Michael. "The International Court of Justice and the Use of Nuclear Weapons," Naval War College Review, Spring 1998, v. L1, No. 2, pp. 91-116.

Tucker, Jonathan B. "Verifying a Multilateral Ban on Nuclear Weapons: Lessons from the CWC," The Nonproliferation Review, Winter 1998, pp. 81-90.

 

III. BALLISTIC ARMS CONTROL

Gertz, Bill. "Pentagon Confirms Details on Iranian Missiles," The Washington Times, March 27, 1998, p. A10.

Gormley, Dennis. "Hedging Against the Cruise-Missile Threat," Survival, Spring 1998, pp. 92-111.

Khromov, Gennady. "The Threat of Cruise Missile Proliferation Requires Urgent Coordinated Actions," The Monitor, Center for International Trade and Security, University of Georgia, Fall 1997/Winter 1998, pp. 3-5. Ph. (706) 542-2985.

Pikayev, Alexander, Leonard Spector, Elina Kirichenko and Ryan Gibson. "Russia, the US and the Missile Technology Control Regime," Adelphi Paper 317, IISS, March 1998, 94 pp.

"Selling Missiles to China," The Washington Times, March 23, 1998, p. A19.

Weiner, Tim. "U.S. Weighs Deal to Halt Missile-Gear Sales by China," The New York Times, March 19, 1998, p. A8.

 

IV. BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE

Burgess, Lisa. "BMDO Faces Conflicting Signals," Defense News, March 30-April 5, 1998, p. 8.

Burgess, Lisa and George Seffers. "Gansler Pledges to Field NMD," Defense News, March 2, 1998, p. 4.

Graham, Bradley. "Review of Missile Defense Programs Follows Warning of 'Rush to Failure,'" The Washington Post, March 24, 1998, p. A5.

Mann, Paul. "Missile Defense Riddled With Diverse Failures," Aviation Week & Space Technology, March 30, 1998, p. 22.

Ranger, Robin. "Theatre Missile Defences:UK Strategic Defence Review Poses Difficult Questions," Global Defence Review, 1998, pp. 29-36.

"U.S. Sen. Robert Smith," (Interview), Defense News, March 2-8, 1998, p. 22.

 

V. NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION

Arnett, Eric. "Norms and Nuclear Proliferation: Sweden's Lessons for Assessing Iran," The Nonproliferation Review, Winter 1998, pp. 32-43.

Gellman, Barton and John Pomfret. "U.S. Action Stymied China Sale To Iran," The Washington Post, March 13, 1998, p. A1.

Gill, Bates. "U.S., China and Nonproliferation: Potential Steps Forward," The Monitor, Center for International Trade and Security, University of Georgia, Fall 1997/Winter 1998, pp. 27-32. Ph. (706) 542-2985.

Kelly, Michael. "Certifying China's Proliferation," The Washington Post, March 25, 1998.

Kristensen, Hans. "Nuclear Futures: Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and U.S. Nuclear Strategy," BASIC Research Report 98.2, March 1998, 32 pp. Ph. (202) 785-1266.

Landay, Jonathan. "China Foils the Spread of Nukes.Probably," The Christian Science Monitor, March 13, 1998, p. A1.

The Proliferation Primer, A Majority Report of the Subcomittee on International Security, Proliferation, and Federal Services, Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, January 1998, 112 pp.

Rauf, Tariq. "The April 1998 NPT PrepCom," The Nonproliferation Review, Winter 1998, pp. 121-131.

Schweid, Barry. "Russia Vows to Bar Arms Exports to Iran," The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 12, 1998.

Shuey, Robert. "Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons and Ballistic Missiles: The State of Proliferation," CRS Report for Congress, February 10, 1998, 6 pp.

 

VI. NUCLEAR WEAPONS MATERIAL CONTROL

"Improving Nuclear Materials Security at the Sosny Science and Technical Center-Minsk," Belarus, Russia/NIS Nuclear Material Security Task Force, Office of Arms Control and Nonproliferation, U.S. Department of Energy, June 1997, 6 pp.

Johnson, Mark. "Nukes and the Russian Mob," Journal of Commerce, March 13, 1998, p. 6.

"MPC&A Program Strategic Plan," U.S. Department of Energy, January 1998, 21 pp.

Schaper, Annette. "Viewpoint: The Case for Universal Full-Scope Safeguards on Nuclear Material," The Nonproliferation Review, Winter 1998, pp. 69-80.

von Meier, Alexandra, Jennifer Lynn Miller and Ann C. Keller. "The Disposition of Excess Weapons Plutonium: A Comparison of Three Narrative Contexts," The Nonproliferation Review, Winter 1998, pp. 20-31.

 

VII. NUCLEAR TESTING

Bell, Robert. "Strategic Agreements and the CTB Treaty: Striking the Right Balance," Arms Control Today, January/February 1998, pp. 3-10.

Sullivan, Jeremiah. "The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty," Physics Today, March 1998, pp. 24-39.

Turbak, Gary. "Under the Mushroom Cloud," VFW Magazine, March 1998, pp. 12-19.

"U.S. Plans Underground Explosive Tests," The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 20, 1998, p. 13.

 

VIII. CONVENTIONAL ARMS CONTROL AND ARMS TRANSFERS

Bonner, Raymond. "Russia Reported to Agree to Sell Heavy Weapons to Yugoslavia," The New York Times, March 25, 1998, p. A3.

"Europe's Arms Code," Defense News, March 2-8, 1998, p. 12.

Kotler, Jared. "Munitions Still Killing Despite End of Strife," The Washington Times, March 3, 1998, p. A19.

Murphy, Caryle. "The Nobel Prize Fight," The Washington Post, March 22, 1998, p. F1.

Shenon, Philip. "U.S. Fails to Get Firmer Yugoslav Sanctions," The New York Times, March 26, 1998, p. 3.

 

IX. CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ARMS CONTROL

Altman, Lawrence. "Botulinum Toxin's Promise as Drug May Rival Its Potential as Weapon," The New York Times, March 10, 1998, p. C7.

The Challenge of Old Chemical Munitions and Toxic Armament Wastes, Thomas Stock and Karlheinz Lohs, eds., SIPRI, New York: Oxford University Press, 1998, 337 pp.

Croddy, Eric. "Putting the Lid Back on the Chemical Box," Jane's Intelligence Review, January 1998, pp. 41-44.

Garrett, Benjamin. "Destruction of Russia's CW Stockpile: A Progress Report on International Assistance," The Monitor, Center for International Trade and Security, University of Georgia, Fall 1997/Winter 1998, pp. 14-15. Ph. (706) 542-2975.

Kortunov, Sergei and Sergei Vikulov. "Destruction of Chemical Weapons in Russia is an International Challenge," The Monitor, Center for International Trade and Security, University of Georgia, Fall 1997/Winter 1998, pp. 11-14. Ph. (706) 542-2975.

Preston, Richard. "Biological Armageddon," The New Yorker, March 9, 1998, pp. 52-65.

Tucker, Jonathan B. "Strengthening the BWC: Moving Toward a Compliance Protocol," Arms Control Today, January/February 1998, pp. 20-27.

 

X. REGIONAL SECURITY ALLIANCES AND ISSUES

PEACEKEEPING

Dzanic, Enis and Norman Erik. "Retraining the Federation Forces in Post-Dayton Bosnia," Jane's Intelligence Review, January 1998, pp. 5-9.

O'Hanlon, Michael. "Turning the Bosnia Ceasefire into Peace," The Brookings Review, Winter 1998, pp. 41-44.

FORMER SOVIET UNION

Coleman, Fred. "Foes: Kiriynko Can't Be Trusted With Nuclear Arms," USA Today, March 30, 1998, p. 10.

Gertz, Bill."Russians Won't Say How Nuclear Plants Got Supercomputers," The Washington Times, March 10, 1998, p. A3.

"Nuclear Successor States of the Soviet Union: Status Report on Nuclear Weapons, Fissile Material, and Export Controls," The Monterey Institute of International Studies and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, March 1998, 115 pp.

Trenin, Dmitri. "Russia and the Emerging Security Environment in Northeast Asia," Security Dialogue, March 1998, pp. 79-88.

EUROPE AND NATO

Baker, Howard Jr., Alton Frye, Sam Nunn and Brent Scowcroft. "Will Expansion Undercut the Military?" The Los Angeles Times, March 26, 1998.

Drozdiak, William. "West Vows New Sanctions on Yugoslavia," The Washington Post, March 26, 1998, p. A26.

Gaddis, John Lewis. "History, Grand Strategy and NATO Enlargement," Survival, Spring 1998, pp. 145-151.

Harris, Paul. "Support Now Shifts Towards Serb Army," Jane's Pointer, January 1998, p. 3.

Hunter, Robert. "Our Postwar Alliance Retools for the Millennium," The Los Angeles Times, March 16, 1998, p. 11.

Landay, Jonathan. "Walls Falling to Bigger NATO," The Christian Science Monitor, March 11, 1998, p. 1.

Laurenzo, Ronald. "NATO Expansion Could Make Russia Go Nuclear," The Washington Times, March 22, 1998, p. A8.

Mandelbaum, Michael, Susan Eisenhower, Jack Mendelsohn and Jonathan Dean. "The Wrong Idea at the Wrong Time? The Case Against NATO Expansion," Current History, March 1998, pp. 132-136.

Schmitt, Eric. "An Unlikely Pair of Senators Oppose Expansion of NATO," The New York Times, March 14, 1998, p. A4.

Schneider, Greg. "U.S. Taxpayers to Foot the Bill for a Bigger NATO, Critics Say," The Baltimore Sun, March 5, 1998, p. C1.

Seelye, Katharine. "Arms Contractors Spend to Promote an Expanded NATO," The New York Times, March 30, 1998, p. A1.

Spolar, Christine. "NATO Hopefuls Lag in Meeting Requirements," The Washington Post, March 18, 1998, p. A16.

Vorontsov, Yuli. "One Thing All Russians Agree On," (Russian attitude toward NATO expansion), The Washington Post, March 10, 1998, p. A17.

MIDDLE EAST

Boyne, Sean. "Iraq's MIO: Ministry of Missing Weapons," Jane's Intelligence Review, March 1998, pp. 23-25.

Keeny, Spurgeon M., Jr. "Give Diplomacy A Chance," Arms Control Today, January/February 1998, p. 2.

Crossette, Barbara. "Rapid-Fire Inspections Planned for Iraq Sites," The New York Times, March 22, 1998, p. A8.

Demick, Barbara. "Hussein's Opulent Palaces Defy Reality in Postwar Iraq," The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 18, 1998, p. 1.

Dolley, Steven. "Iraq and the Bomb:The Nuclear Threat Continues," Nuclear Control Institute, February 19, 1998, 18 pp. Ph. (202) 822-8444.

Joshi, Vijay. "U.N. Searches 1st Iraqi Presidential Site Since Pact," The Washington Post, March 27, 1998, p. A29.

Kumaraswamy, P.R. "Has Israel Kept its BW Options Open?" Jane's Intelligence Review, March 1998, p. 22.

Mann, Paul. "Tighter Sanctions Urged Against Iraqi Smuggling," Aviation Week & Space Technology, March 9, 1998, p. 27.

Vogel, Heinrich. "Iraqi Showdown Highlights Strategy of Russia Leadership," Defense News, March 9-15, 1998, p. 23.

ASIA

Chellaney, Brahma. "India Moves Toward Joining Nuclear Club," The Washington Times, March 21, 1998, p. A10.

Moon, Chung-in. Arms Control on the Korean Peninsula, Seoul: Yonsei University Press, 1997, 327 pp.

Rethinaraj, T.S. Gopi. "Tritium Breakthrough Brings India Closer to an H-Bomb Arsenal," Jane's Intelligence Review, January 1998, pp. 29-31.

Sheppard, Ben. "Too Close for Comfort: Ballistic Ambitions in South Asia," Jane's Intelligence Review, January 1998, pp. 32-35.

OTHER REGIONS

Diamint, Rut. "Latin American Security: Contradictions in US Policy," Disarmament Diplomacy, February 1998, pp. 6-10.

Fulghum, David. "Latin America Faces Tough Military Aircraft Decisions," Aviation Week & Space Technology, March 16, 1998, pp. 46-49.

Robinson, Tamara. "Nonproliferation Approaches in the Caucasus," The Nonproliferation Review, Winter 1998, pp. 108-120.

 

XI. OTHER TOPICS

Callahan, David. Unwinnable Wars: American Power and Ethnic Conflict, New York: Twentieth Century Fund, 1997, 273 pp. http://www.tcf.org

Pincus, Walter. "Pentagon Stresses Control of Space," The Washington Post, March 15, 1998, p. A6.

Priest, Dana. "Pentagon Still Overpays for Parts, Audit Finds," The Washington Post, March 19, 1998, p. 7.

Smart, Tim. "Justice Dept. Resisting Lockheed-Northrop Deal," The Washington Post, March 10, 1998, p. A1.