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Arms Control in Print

Latest ACA Resources

Compiled by James Perez

OF SPECIAL INTEREST

Following the events of this month, Arms Control Today supplements the bibliography of current articles and publications with a seperate section devoted to the Indian and Pakistani nuclear tests. (Jump to supplement.) The additional bibliography intends not only to address the current events but also to look back on the past couple of years as the situation developed. ..

 

I. ARMS CONTROL - GENERAL

Cerniello, Craig. "Yeltsin Submits START II, ABM-TMD Agreements to Duma," Arms Control Today, April 1998, p. 24.

Fetter, Steve. "Future Directions in Nuclear Arms Control and Verification," Inesap Information Bulletin, No. 15, April 1998, pp. 50–54.

Kelle, Alexander. Security in a Nuclear Weapons Free World—How to Cope with the Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Weapons Threat, PRIF Reports No. 50, April 1998, 44 pp.

Krieger, David. "Security and Sustainability in a Nuclear Weapons Free World," Inesap Information Bulletin, No. 15, April 1998, pp. 4–5.

Kruglov, V. V. and M. Ye. Sosnovskiy. "Role of Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons in Nuclear Deterrence," Military Thought: A Russian Journal of Military Theory and Strategy, Vol. 6, No. 6, 1997, pp. 12–16.

Panofsky, Wolfgang, K. H. "Dismantling the Concept of 'Weapons of Mass Destruction,'" Arms Control Today, April 1998, pp. 3–8.

 

II. STRATEGIC ARMS CONTROL

Bausin, Alexi. "Don't Count Your Warheads Before Ratification," Obschchaya Gazetta (via Ria Novosti), No. 21, May 1998.

Bedard, Paul. "Clinton, Yeltsin eye further cuts in arms," The Washington Times, May 18, 1998, p. A14.

"Moscow Files Complaint With U.S. Over Sub Incident," The Washington Post, May 5, 1998, p. A16.

Stevenson, Richard W. "Clinton Seeks to Limit Effects of India's Test by Pressing Yeltsin on Arms Pack," The New York Times, May 18, 1998, p. A8.

 

III. BALLISTIC ARMS CONTROL

Dewar, Helen. "Senate Passes Bill Aimed at Blocking Aid to Iran Missile Program," The Washington Post, May 23, 1998, p. A9.

Diamond, Howard. "Russian Export Controls Fail to Stop Steel for Iranian Missile Program," Arms Control Today, April 1998, p. 26.

Diamond, Howard. "U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Pakistan, N. Korea Following Missile Test," Arms Control Today, April 1998, p. 22.

Schmitt, Eric. "Beijing Gets Nuclear Data from Satellites, Experts Say," The New York Times, May 22, 1998, p. A16.

MISSILE TECHNOLOGY CONTROL REGIME

Gormley, Dennis. "French Sale Cripples MTCR," Defense News, May 11-17, 1998, p. 19.

Opall-Rome, Barbara. "U.S., China to Wrangle Over Missile Control, Taiwan," Defense News, May 18–24, 1998, p8.

 

IV. BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE

Burgess, Lisa. "Can THAAD Survive Fifth Miss?" Defense News, May 18–24, 1998, p. 4.

Burgess, Lisa. "U.S. Funding Dispute, Not Intent, Vexes MEADS," Defense News, May 4–10, p. 1.

Cerniello, Craig. "Senate Panel Approves NMD Bill Seeking to Move Up Deployment," Arms Control Today, April 1998, p. 23.

Ferster, Warren. "U.S. Missile Defense Faces Funding Deficit," Defense News, May 11-17, 1998, p. 3.

Finnegan, Philip. "House Focuses on THAAD Control, China Tech Transfers," Defense News, May 25–31, 1998, p. 6.

Fox, Gene and Stanley Orman. "Lead System Integrator for NMD Faces Daunting Timetable," Defense News, May 4–10, 1998, p. 19.

Pike, John. "Ballistic Missile Defense: Is the U.S. 'Rushing to Failure'?" Arms Control Today, April 1998, pp. 9-13.

Wall, Robert. "THAAD Fails Intercept Attempt; Congress Grows Impatient," Aviation Week & Space Technology, May 18, 1998, p. 32.

 

V. NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION

Perlman, David. "U.S. Helps Russia Guard Nuclear Secrets," The San Francisco Chronical, May 28, 1998, p. 5.

NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY

Dhanapala, Jayantha. "The NPT Review Process: Identifying New Ideas to Strengthen the Regime," UNIDIR Newsletter, No. 37, pp. 9–14. Email: [email protected]

Johnson, Rebecca. "Using the Review Process to Address Nuclear Disarmament," UNIDIR Newsletter, No. 37, pp. 18–23. Email: [email protected]

REGIONAL ISSUES

Corgonnier, Isabelle. "Towards a Solution to the Nuclear Issue on the Korean Peninsula?" UNIDIR Newsletter, No. 35-36, pp. 40-43. Email: [email protected]

Choi, Jor-Shan. "A Regional Compact for the Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy in East Asia," Energy and Security in Northeast Asia: Proposals for Nuclear Cooperation, La Jolla, CA: Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, Policy Paper #37, May 1998, pp. 27-66. http://www.igc.ucsd.edu

Gertz, Bill. "Russian arms deals with Iran worry U.S.," The Washington Times, May 7, 1998, p. A1.

Kalinowski, Martin B. "Steps towards a Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone in the Middle East," Inesap Information Bulletin, No. 15, April 1998, pp. 45–47.

Kaneko, Kumao. "Nuclear Energy and Asian Security in the 21st Century: A Proposal for ASIATOM," Energy and Security in Northeast Asia: Proposals for Nuclear Cooperation, La Jolla, CA: Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, Policy Paper #37, May 1998, pp. 13–24. http://www.igc.ucsd.edu

Kurosawa, Mitsuru. "Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Energy in North-East Asia: Future Prospect and Dilemmas," UNIDIR Newsletter, No. 35–36, pp. 34–40. Email: [email protected]

Witter, Willis. "U.S., N. Korea revisit nuke deal," The Washington Times, May 15, 1998, p. A17.

 

VI. NUCLEAR WEAPONS MATERIAL CONTROL

"Agreement reached on international guidelines for the management of plutonium," Inesap Information Bulletin, No. 15, April 1998, p. 59.

Bøhmer, Nils. "Intermediate Storage for Radioactive Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel at the Kola Peninsula," Inesap Information Bulletin, No. 15, April 1998, pp. 18–19.

Oi, Noboru. "Plutonium Challenges: Changing Dimensions of Global Cooperation," IAEA Bulletin, March 1998, pp. 12–16.

 

VII. NUCLEAR TESTING

Cerniello, Craig. "Britain, France Ratify CTB Treaty, Administration Looks to Senate," Arms Control Today, April 1998, pp. 21.

Exon, James, Mark Hatfield and George Mitchell. "Advice and consent for CTB?" The Washington Times, May 27, 1998, p. A15.

 

VIII. CONVENTIONAL ARMS CONTROL AND ARMS TRANSFERS

DePalma, Anthony and Lowell Bergman. "Sneaking U.S. Jets to Iran: The Canadian Route," The New York Times, May 15, 1998, p. A3.

Epps, Ken. "More Canadian arms to human rights violators and countries at war," The Ploughshares Monitor, March 1998, pp. 3–6.

"Europeans Agree on Code for Arms Sales," The New York Times, May 26, 1998, p. A6.

Myers, Steven Lee. "Clinton Agrees to Land-Mine Ban, but Not Yet," The New York Times, May 22, 1998, p. A3.

Pomfret, John. "China Sees Embargo Weakening," The Washington Post, May 24, 1998, p. A25.

Phillips, Edward H. and John D. Morrocco. "United Arab Emirates Order 80 F-16s," Aviation Week & Space Technology, May 18, 1998, p. 33.

Tigner, Brooks. "Russians Block CFE Revisions," Defense News, May 11–17, 1998, p. 3.

 

IX. CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ARMS CONTROL

Broad, William J. "How Japan Germ Terror Alerted the World," The New York Times, May 26, 1998, p. A1.

Coughlin, Con. "China Helps Iran to Make Nerve Gas," The London Daily Telegraph, May 24, 1998, p. 1.

Graham, Bradley. "Clinton to Order Reserves of Germ Weapon Antidotes," The Washington Post, May 21, 1998, p. A1.

Kortunov, Sergei and Sergei Vikulov. "Eliminating Chemical Weapons," International Affairs: A Russian Journal of World Politics, Diplomacy and International Relations, Vol. 44, No. 1, 1998, pp. 45–52.

Leklem, Erik J. "At One Year, CWC Progress Tempered by Limited Transparency," Arms Control Today, April 1998, pp. 27–28.

Miller, Judith. "Defense Dept. to Spend Millions to Bolster Germ-Warfare Defense," The New York Times, May 22, 1998, p. A18.

Myers, Steven Lee. "Senate Backs Bill Limiting Chemical Arms Ban," The New York Times, May 23, 1998, p. A3.

Pearson, Graham S. "Better Late than Never: Biological Weapons Verification," Trust and Verify, May 1998, pp. 4–6. http://www.fhit.org/vertic/

Scott, William B. "Noninvasive Detector Identifies Chemical Weapon Agents," Aviation Week & Space Technology, May 18, 1998, pp. 69–70.

Venter, Al J. "Sverdlovsk outbreak: a portent of disaster," Jane's Intelligence Review, May 1998, pp. 36–41.

Witter, Willis. "Terrorist gets life in sarin killings," The Washington Times, May 27, 1998, p. A11.

 

X. REGIONAL SECURITY ALLIANCES AND ISSUES FORMER SOVIET UNION

Bennett, Vanora. "U.S. Senate's Missile Technology Vote Irks Russia," The Los Angeles Times, May 26, 1998.

Brzezinksi, Zbigniew. "On to Russia," (concerning NATO expansion), The Washington Post, May 3, 1998, p. C7.

Galeotti, Mark. "Russia's national security concept," Jane's Intelligence Reivew, May 1998, pp. 3–4.

Gordon, Michael R. "Yeltsin's New Outsider Team: Young, Reformist and Green," The New York Times, May 1, 1998, p. A1.

Harris, John F. "After NATO Vote, Doubts on U.S.-Russia Rapport," The Washington Post, May 4, 1998, p. A16.

Shustov, Vladimir. "Russia and Security Problems in the Baltics," International Affairs: A Russian Journal of World Politics, Diplomacy and International Relations, Vol. 44, No. 1, 1998, pp. 39–44.

Sieff, Martin. "Russia raises stakes against NATO," The Washington Times, May 4, 1998, p. A1.

Simes, Dimitri K. "Results of 1997: No Dramatic Upheavals," International Affairs: A Russian Journal of World Politics, Diplomacy and International Relations, Vol. 44, No. 1, 1998, pp. 21–31.

EUROPE AND NATO

Blank, Stephen. "Instability in the Caucasus: new trends, old traits—Part Two," Jane's Intelligence Review, May 1998, pp. 18-21.

Boese, Wade. "Senate Approves NATO Expansion, Signals Caution on Future Rounds," Arms Control Today, April 1998, pp. 20–21.

Drozdiak, William. "NATO Ponders Future, Effectiveness," The Washington Post, May 30, 1998, p. A16.

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

Gordon, Michael R. "Uneasy Friendship: Expanding NATO Courts Russia," The New York Times, May 28, 1998, p. A14.

Kazantsev, Boris. "NATO Moving East: The Aftertaste," International Affairs: A Russian Journal of World Politics, Diplomacy and International Relations, Vol. 44, No. 1, 1998, pp. 32–38.

Matousek, Jiri. "NATO Expansion, Nuclear Weapons and European Security," Inesap Information Bulletin, No. 15, April 1998, pp. 26–29.

Mendelsohn, Jack. "Tranche Fever," Arms Control Today, April 1998, p. 2.

"The Senate Resolution on NATO Expansion," Arms Control Today, April 1998, pp. 14–19.

Spolar, Christine. "Serbs Intensify Attack on Ethnic Albanians," The Washington Post, May 30, 1998, p. A13.

Tigner, Brooks. "Kosovo Force Issue Splits NATO," Defense News, May 18-24, 1998, p. 1.

van Heuven, Martin. Rethinking Europe, Washington, DC: RAND, 1998, 17 pp.

MIDDLE EAST

Breger, Marshall J. and Thomas A. Idinopulos. Jerusalem's Holy Places and the Peace Process, Washington, DC: The Washington Institute of Near East Policy, Policy Paper No. 46, 1998, 76 pp.

Cohen, Eliot A., Michael J. Eisenstadt and Andrew J. Bacevich. Knives, Tanks & Missiles, Washington, DC: The Washington Institute of Near East Policy, 1998, 154 pp.

Diamond, Howard. "UN Maintains Sanctions on Iraq as Security Council Split Grows," Arms Control Today, April 1998, p. 25.

Pisik, Betsy. "UN official readies 'road map' to repeal sanctions on Iraq," The Washington Times, May 27, 1998, p. A11.

Priest, Dana. "U.S. Cuts Forces in Persian Gulf," The Washington Post, May 27, 1998, p. A1.

Smith, R. Jeffrey. "Khatemi Wants to End Terrorism, Official Say," The Washington Post, May 5, 1998, p. A9.

ASIA

Bandow, Doug. "Free Rider: South Korea's Dual Dependence on America," Policy Analysis, No. 308, May 19, 1998, 32 pp. http://www.cato.org

Erlanger, Steven. "U.S. Squeezes Allies to Help North Koreans on Fuel Costs," The New York Times, May 2, 1998, p. A7.

Hoffman, Lisa. "China's space success no major threat," The Washington Times, May 26, 1998, p. A8.

Howard Price, Joye. "Cohen not bothered by China's missiles," The Washington Times, May 3, 1998, p. A3.

Managing Change on the Korean Peninsula. (CFR Task Force Report: Morton I. Abramowitz and James T. Laney, Co-Chairs), New York, NY: The Council on Foreign Relations, 1998, 67 pp. http://www.foreignrelations.org

Schweid, Barry. "Albright sees 'risk' in stiffing N. Korea," The Washington Times, May 2, 1998, p. A1.

OTHER REGIONS

Finnegan, Philip. "L. American Nations Slowly Resolve Tensions," Defense News, May 18–24, 1998, p. 22.

Henk, Dan. Uncharted Paths, Uncertain Vision: U.S. Military Involvements in Sub-Saharan Africa in the Wake of the Cold War, Colorado: USAF Institute for National Security Studies, March 1998, Occasional Paper 18 (Regional Series), 71 pp. http://www.usafa.af.mil/inss

 

XI. OTHER TOPICS

Goodman, Seymour E., Peter Wolcott and Patrick T. Homer. High Performance Computing, National Security Applications, and Export Control Policy at the Close of the 20th Century, Stanford: CISAC, May 1998, 170 pp.

Mann, Paul. "Senate Panel Bolsters 1999 Arms Procurement," Aviation Week & Space Technology, May 18, 1998, pp. 72–73.

"Money Talks," Inside the Pentagon, May 28, 1998, p. 17.

Record, Jeffrey. The Creeping Irrelevance of U.S. Force Planning, Carlisle Barracks, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, The Army War College, May 1998, 29 pp. E-mail: [email protected]

Sia, Richard H.P. "House Panel Taps Nearly $400 Million From Energy Programs to Buy Weapons," Legi-Slate News Service, May 5, 1998.

Sources of Conflict in the 21st Century: Regional Futures and U.S. Strategy, Zalmay Khalizad and Ian O. Lesser, eds., Washington, DC: RAND, March 1998, 336 pp.