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Co-Director of Program on Science and Global Security, Princeton University
Arms Control in Print

Latest ACA Resources

Compiled by Sami Fournier

OF SPECIAL INTEREST

 


Goodby, James. Europe Undivided: The New Logic of Peace in U.S.-Russian Relations, Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace, 1998, 256 pp. http://www.usip.org

Nuclear Weapons in a Transformed World, Mazaar, Michael, Ed., New York: St. Martin's Press, 404 pp.

 


I. ARMS CONTROL—GENERAL

 

Bonner, Raymond. "U.S. Revoking Licenses to Export Firearms to Britain," The New York Times, April 23, 1998, p. A3.

Burgess, Lisa. "ACDA Readies for its Demise in Advance of Senate Vote," Defense News, April 20-26, 1998, p. 36.

"Potential Consequences of a Nuclear Accident," The New England Journal of Medicine, April 30, 1998, pp. 1328-1331.

Priest, Dana. "U.S. Goes Easy on Allies In Arms Control Crusade," The Washington Post, April 14, 1998, p. A1.

VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE
Gertz, Bill. "Pentagon Rejects a Role for State in Weapons Review," The Washington Times, April 18, 1998, p. A2.

Rueckert, George. On-Site Inspection in Theory and Practice: A Primer on Modern Arms Control Regimes, Westport, CT: Praeger, 1998, 275 pp.

 

II. STRATEGIC ARMS CONTROL

 

"The Price of Peace," (cost of the U.S. nuclear weapons program), The Los Angeles Times, April 21, 1998, p. 5.

"Strategic Bomber Numbers Cut in Russian Reshuffle," Jane's Defense Weekly, April 29, 1998, p13.

"Yeltsin Seeks OK on Altered START Treaty," The Baltimore Sun, April 14, 1998, p. 11.

 

III. BALLISTIC ARMS CONTROL

 

Gertz, Bill. "U.S. Firms' Tip Boosted Chinese Missile Program," The Washington Times, April 14, 1998, p. A3.

Gordon, Michael and Eric Schmitt. "Missile Quality Russian Steel Was Nearly Smuggled to Iran," The New York Times, April 25, 1998, p. A1.

"Improved U.S. Tactical Missile Defense Relies on Hit-to-Kill Success," National Defense, April 1998, p. 12.

Myers, Steven Lee. "U.S. Aides Describe How Russia Helps India on Missiles," The New York Times, April 27, 1998, p. A1.

Weiner, Tim. "U.S. Says North Korea Helped Develop New Pakistani Missile," The New York Times, April 11, 1998, p. A3.

 

IV. BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE

 

Enginsoy, Umit and Steve Rodan. "Turkey, Israel Spar Over Agreement on New Missile System," Defense News, April 27-May 3, 1998.

Ferster, Warren. "Space Plan May Require Policy, Treaty Changes," Defense News, April 20-26, 1998, p. 4.

Ferster, Warren. "TRW Jockeys for Space-Based Laser Position," Defense News, April 20-26, 1998, p. 8.

Graham, Bradley. "A Bumpy Path for Missile Defenses," The Washington Post, April 27, 1998, p. A1.

Graham, Bradley. "Interceptor Test Cost to Pass $70 Million," The Washington Post, April 27, 1998, p. A9.

Shiner, Josette and Bonnie Erbe, "Replace ABM Treaty With Self Defense?" Washington Times, April 18, 1998, p. C3.

 

THEATER MISSILE DEFENSE
Tigner, Brooks. "Alliance Considers Joint TMD Project," Defense News, April 27-May 3, 1998, p. 20.

 

V. NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION

 

Crossette, Barbara. "A Clean Bill For the Iraqis On A-Arms? Experts Upset," The New York Times, April 19, 1998, p. A4.

Milhollin, Gary. "Should We Sell Supercomputers to Algeria?" The New York Times, April 24, 1998, p. A27.

Mozley, Robert. The Politics and Technology of Nuclear Proliferation, Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1997, 384 pp.

Opall-Rome, Barbara. "DoD Fights China's Pursuit of 'Nuke' Furnace," Defense News, April 27-May 3, 1998, p. 1.

"Russia Plans New Reactor in Iran, Official Says," The Washington Post, April 7, 1998, p. A18.

 

VI. NUCLEAR WEAPONS MATERIAL CONTROL

 

Burgess, Lisa. "Critics: Surplus Plutonium Overwhelms Conversion Plan," Defense News, April 27-May 3, 1998, p. 17.

Hoge, Warren. "Blair Defends His Decision to Accept Atom Material," The New York Times, April 23, 1998, p. A6.

Kinzer, Stephen. "U.S. Agents Whisk Atom Bomb Material From an Ex-Soviet Land," The New York Times, April 24, 1998, p. A7.

"U.S. Helps To Remove Georgian Uranium," The Washington Post, April 22, 1998, p. A14.

 

VII. NUCLEAR WEAPONS CLEANUP

 

"Disposing of Weapons-Grade Plutonium," CSIS Panel Report, 1998, 55 pp. Ph. (202) 887-0200.

 

VIII. NUCLEAR TESTING

 

Pincus, Walter. "Lab to Make More Triggers for H-Bombs," The Washington Post, April 2, 1998, p. A3.

COMPREHENSIVE TEST BAN

"Britain and France Ratify Nuclear Test Ban Treaty," The Washington Post, April 7, 1998, p. 20.

Mistry, Dinshaw. "India and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty," ACDIS Research Reports, Program in Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 1998, 70 pp.

Pincus, Walter. "New Methods Help Maintain Nuclear Arms," The Washington Post, April 28, 1998, p. A6.

"Treaty is Urged on Senate," The Richmond Times-Dispatch, April 8, 1998, p. 4.

 

IX. CONVENTIONAL ARMS CONTROL AND ARMS TRANSFERS

 

"Athens Gets Assurance From Yeltsin on Missiles," The International Herald Tribune, April 1, 1998, p. 1.

Bonner, Raymond. "Nations Endorse Moves to Eradicate the Plague of Small Arms," The New York Times, April 5, 1998, p. A13.

"Bosnian War Weapons Keep Turning Up in West," The Richmond Times-Dispatch, April 29, 1998, p. 4.

Burgess, Lisa. "Chubby Paves Way for S. Africa," (mine detection system), Defense News, April 13-19, 1998, p. 10.

Opall-Rome, Barbara. "U.S. To Deny Taipei Subs, Missiles," Defense News, April 20-26, 1998, p. 3.

 

X. CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ARMS CONTROL

 

Crossette, Barbara. "Experts Dispute Iraq's Claim it Ended Germ War Effort," The New York Times, April 10, 1998, p. A1.

Gaffney, Frank, Jr. "Biological Warfare Warning," The Washington Times, April 28, 1998, p. A23.

Preston, Richard. "Taming the Biological Beast," The New York Times, April 21, 1998, p. A27.

"Report of the United Natios Special Commission's Team to the Technical Evaluation Meeting on the Proscribed Biological Warfare Programme," April 1, 1998, 12 pp.

Stern, Jessica. "Taking the Terror Out of Bioterrorism," The New York Times, April 8, 1998, p. A25.

 

XI. REGIONAL SECURITY ALLIANCES AND ISSUES

 

FORMER SOVIET UNION

Arbatov, Alexei. "Military Reform in Russia: Dilemmas, Obstacles, and Prospects," International Security, Spring 1998, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 83-134.

Blank, Stephen. "Instability in the Caucasus: New Trends, Old Traits," Jane's Intelligence Review, April 1998, p. 14.

Bohlen, Celestine. "After Sound and Fury in Russia, Cabinet Change is Slight," The New York Times, April 29, 1998, p. A3.

Eisler, Peter. "Funding Ban for Russian Agencies a Delicate Issue," USA Today, April 16, 1998, p. 7.

Hoffman, David. "3rd Vote Confirms Kiriyenko as New Russian Premier," The Washington Post, April 25, 1998, p. A1.

Poole, Peter. "Polling in Moscow," The Washington Times, April 28, 1998, p. A23.

Potter, William. "The Case Russia Forgot," (missile technology transferred to Iran), The New York Times, April 3, 1998, p. A29.

Schecter, Jerrold. Russian Negotiating Behavior, Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace, 1998, 225 pp. http://www.usip.org

Weiner, Tim. "Russia's Disarray Brings a Nuclear Risk to the U.S., Study Says," The New York Times, April 30, 1998, p. A13.

Zaloga, Steven. "RVSN Revival Rests With the Topol-M," Jane's Intelligence Review, April 1998, pp. 5-7.

EUROPE AND NATO

Albright, Madeleine. "Stop Worrying About Russia," The New York Times, April 29, 1998, p. A29.

Dewar, Helen. "Senate Rejects Cap on NATO Costs," The Washington Post, April 29, 1998, p. A8.

Dinmore, Guy. "Simmering Conflict in Kosovo Intensifies," The Washington Post, April 28, 1998, p. A11.

Dolinsky, Lewis. "NATO General Cautious On Enlargement," The San Francisco Cronicle, April 22, 1998, p. 8.

Drozdiak, William. "New Sanctions Freeze Assets in Yugoslavia," The Washington Post, April 30, 1998, p. A23.

Garrett, Major and Thomas Omestad. "Next Time, Expanding NATO Will be Harder," U.S. News & World Report, May 11, 1998, p. 43.

Kinzer, Stephen. "New Rumblings in Cyprus Raise Specter of War," The New York Times, April 30, 1998, p. A3.

Lanay, Jonathan. "Kosovo Trio Seeks Arms For War," The Washington Times, April 19, 1998, p. A8.

Mendelsohn, Jack. "NATO Expansion: The Policy and the Problem," in NATO Expansion, Kenneth Thompson, Ed., Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1998, 184 pp.

Meyer, Cord. "Unremitting Causes of Kosovo Conflict," The Washington Times, May 8, 1998, p. A21.

Perlez, Jane. "With Promises, Promises, NATO Moves the East," The New York Times, April 26, 1998, p. WK16.

Roman, Nancy. "NATO Skeptics in Senate Find Voice," The Washington Times, April 24, 1998, p. A1.

Schmitt, Eric. "Senate Rejects Bid to Limit Costs of Enlarging NATO," The New York Times, April 29, 1998, p. A1.

Schmitt, Eric. "Senate Rejects Bid to Create a NATO Unit to Resolve Conflicts," The New York Times, April 30, 1998, p. A14.

Zoellick, Robert. "A Go for NATO," The Washington Post, April 28, 1998, p. A17.

MIDDLE EAST

Boyne, Sean. "Across the Great Divide: Will Assad Go for the Golan?" Jane's Intelligence Review, April 1998, pp. 21-26.

Crossette, Barbara. "Sanctions on Iraq to Stay in Force, U.N. Council Rules," The New York Times, April 28, 1998, p. A1.

Crossette, Barbara. "U.N. Experts Report Finding Mustard Gas in Iraqi Shells," The New York Times, April 29, 1998, p. A10.

Goshko, John. "Iraq Continued to Hide Arms Data, Experts Say," The Washington Post, April 10, 1998, p. A20.

Goshko, John. "Iraq Sanctions Stir Debate," The Washington Post, April 25, 1998, p. A13.

Goshko, John. "Iraq Wants to Set Limits on Weapons Inspections," The Washington Post, April 29, 1998, p. A10.

Goshko, John. "Iraq Weapons Probe Makes Little Headway, UN Told," The Washington Post, April 18, 1998, p. A13.

Goshko, John. "U.N. Teams Find No Sign of Iraqi Nuclear Arms," The Washington Post, April 14, 1998, p. A11.

Goshko, John. "U.S. Rejects Move to Ease Iraq Policy," The Washington Post, April 28, 1998, p. A13.

Hauser, Christine. "Iraqi Asks U.N. to Lift Sanctions," The Washington Post, April 19, 1998, p. A27.

Joshi, Vijay. "U.N. Inspectors Find Mostly Empty Buildings at Iraqi Presidential Palaces," The Washington Post, April 4, 1998, p. A22.

Leopold, Evelyn. "Iraqi Interference Makes Inspections a Waste of Time," The Washington Times, April 18, 1998, p. A5.

Pisik, Betsy. "Iraq Agrees to Visits by U.N.," The Washington Times, April 29, 1998, p. A13.

Pisik, Betsy. "U.S. Acknowledges Iraq's Progress in Disarmament," The Washington Times, April 28, 1998, p. A16.

Price, Joyce Howard. "Report: Iraq Not Complying on Weapons," The Washington Times, April 27, 1998, p. A1.

"U.N. Teams Find Nothing at Iraqi Sites," The New York Times, April 4, 1998, p. A4.

ASIA

Ahrari, Ehsan. "China's Naval Forces Look to Extend Their Blue-Water Reach," Jane's Intelligence Review, April 1998, pp. 31-36.

Bedi, Rahul. "India Warns it Won't Back Off in Missile Race With Pakistan," The Washington Times, April 8, 1998, p. A13.

Erlanger, Steven. "U.S. Offers China Incentive on Sanctions," The New York Times, April 22, 1998, p. A10.

Gellman, Barton. "U.S. and China to Seek a 'Strategic Partnership,'" The Washington Post, April 30, 1998, p. A1.

Gertz, Bill. "Space Deal May Enhance China's Missile Program," The Washington Times, April 29, 1998, p. A1.

Hussain, Zahid. "Pakistani Missile Can Hit Delhi," The London Times, April 7, 1998, p. 1.

"N. Korea Says U.S. Fails on Nuclear Reactor Deal," The Washington Times, May 8, 1998, p. A19.

O'Hanlon, Michael. "Stopping a North Korean Invasion," International Security, Spring 1998, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 135-170.

Raghuvanshi, Vivek. "New Indian Government To Re-evaluate Nuclear Posture," Defense News, March 30-April 5, 1998, p. 48.

Rosenthal, Elisabeth. "Rancor Eases As the Koreas Open Talks After 4 Years," The New York Times, April 12, 1998, p. A4.

Wright, David. "Will North Korea Negotiate Away Its Missiles?" Union of Concerned Scientists, April 2, 1998, 34 pp. http://www.ucsusa.org

OTHER REGIONS

Kovaleski, Serge. "A Dangerous American Legacy: Acres of U.S. Military Land in Panama Are Littered With Unexploded Munitions," The Washington Post, April 2, 1998, p. A27.

 

XII. OTHER TOPICS

 

Gertz, Bill. "Pentagon Fortifying Computer Networks to Stymie Hackers," The Washington Times, April 17, 1998, p. A3.

Scott, William. "Plan Confronts Space Control Issues," Aviation Week & Space Technology, April 13, 1998, p. 30.

Scott, William. "Plan Strengthens Space Warfighter's Roles," Aviation Week & Space Technology, April 20, 1998, p. 29.

Siniscalchi, Col. Joseph. "Non-Lethal Technologies: Implications for Military Strategy," March 1998, Occasional Paper No. 3, Center for Strategy and Technology Air War College, 48 pp.

Suplee, Curt. "Getting Warmer in the Quest for Fusion," The Washington Post, April 6, 1998, p. A3.

"Visions For 2020," United States Space Command, August 1997, 12 pp. Ph. (719) 554-3498.