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I find hope in the work of long-established groups such as the Arms Control Association...[and] I find hope in younger anti-nuclear activists and the movement around the world to formally ban the bomb.

– Vincent Intondi
Professor of History, Montgomery College (Takoma Park, Maryland)
July 1, 2020
Arms Control In Print

Latest ACA Resources

Compiled by James Perez

 

OF SPECIAL INTEREST

 


Atomic Audit: The Costs and Consequences of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Since 1940, Stephen I. Schwartz, ed., Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution Press, 1998, 680 pp.

Jones, Rodney W. and Mark G. McDonough with Toby F. Dalton and Gregory D. Koblentz. Tracking Proliferation: A Guide in Maps and Charts, 1998, Washington, DC: The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1998, 327 pp.

Taylor, Brian D. "Breaking the Disarmament Deadlock: Nuclear Weapons, Arms Control and Russian-American Relations," Council for a Livable World, June 1998, 28 pp.

 


I. ARMS CONTROL—GENERAL

 

Dunn, Lewis A. "On Proliferation Watch: Some Reflections on the Past Quarter Century," The Nonproliferation Review, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 59–77.

Giacomo, Carol. "U.S., Russia will discuss ending the spread of nuclear weapons," The Washington Times, July 29, 1998, p. A15.

Johnson, Rebecca. "CD Dominated by Tests and Calls for Nuclear Disarmament and Fissile Material Cut-Off," Disarmament Diplomacy, June 1998, pp. 11–15.

Leventhal, Paul. "Ruminations on Indian and Pakistani Nuclear Tests," The Monitor, Center for International Trade and Security, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 3–5. http://www.uga.edu/~cits

Nelson, Daniel N. "Two Worlds of Arms Control, Two Visions of Europe," The Monitor, Center for International Trade and Security, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 23–24. http://www.uga.edu/~cits

Nestor, Rob. "Technical Equipment Inspection (TEI) Program: Meeting International Arms Control Verification Equipment Challenges," On-Site Insights, June 1998, pp. 17–18.

Sood, Rakesh, Frank N. von Hippel and Morton H. Halperin. "The Road to Nuclear Zero: Three Approaches," Center for Advanced Study of India, 1998, 38pp. http://www.sas.upenn.edu/casi/

Walker, William. "International nuclear relations after the Indian and Pakistani test explosions," International Affairs, July 1998, pp. 505–528.

THEORY AND POLICY

Opall-Rome, Barbara. "Dual-Hatted Role Presents Holum with Contradictions," Defense News, June 29–July 5, 1998, p. 32.

"U.S. Nulcear Policy in the 21st Century: A Fresh Look at National Strategy and Requirements, Executive Report" Center for Counterproliferation Research and Center for Global Security Research, July 1998, 44 pp. http://www.ndu.edu

 

II. STRATEGIC ARMS CONTROL

 

"China's Tang pledges no targeting of nukes," The Washington Times, July 27, 1998, p. A15.

Strobel, Warren P. "Summit yields missile deal," The Washington Times, June 27, 1998, p. A1.

 

III. BALLISTIC ARMS CONTROL

 

Bowen, Wyn. "The MTCR and EU Expansion," The Nonproliferation Review, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 84–87.

Erlanger, Steven. "Washington Casts Wary Eye at Missile Test," The New York Times, July 24, 1998, p. A6.

Goldman, Stuart D., Kenneth Katzman, Robert D. Shurey and Carl E. Behrens. "Russian Missile Technology and Nuclear Reactor Transfers to Iran," CRS Report for Congress, July 29, 1998, 25 pp.

Karp, Aaron. "Lessons of Iranian Missile Programs for U.S. Nonproliferation Policy," The Nonproliferation Review, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 17–26.

Lippman, Thomas W. "Clinton Vetoes Russia-Iran Sanctions Bill," June 24, 1998, p. A21.

Mizin Victor. "Russia's Missile Industry and U.S. Nonproliferation Options," The Nonproliferation Review, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 36–47.

Sullivan, Kevin. "N. Korea Admits Selling Missiles," The Washington Post, June 17, 1998, p. A1.

 

IV. BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE

 

Cerniello, Craig. "Senate Narrowly Averts Floor Vote on Cochran NMD Legislation," Arms Control Today, May 1998, p. 29.

Cirincione, Joseph. "Rush to failure," The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, May/June 1998, pp. 23–25, 68.

"Executive Summary of the Report of the Commision to Assess the Ballistic Missile Threat to the United States," July 15, 1998, 27 pp. (Plus three attachments.)

"National Missile Defense: Even With Increased Funding Technical and Schedule Risks are High," GAO Report to Congressional Requesters, June 1998, 23 pp.

Verton, Daniel. "Critics question 'Star Wars' tech," Federal Computer Week, July 20, 1998.

ANTI-BALLISTIC MISSILE TREATY

Daggett, Stephen and Robert D. Shuey. "National Missile Defense: Status of the Debate," CRS Report for Congress, July 10, 1998, 6 pp.

Rivkin, David B., Jr., Lee A. Casey and Darin R. Bartram. "The Collapse of the Soviet Union and the End of the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty: A Memorandum of Law," Hunton & Williams, Prepared for the Heritage Foundation, June 15, 1998, 38 pp.

THEATER MISSILE DEFENSE

"Air Force tests airborne laser," The Washington Times, June 12, 1998, p. A6.

Graham, Bradley. "Low-Tech Flaws Stall High-Altitude Defense," The Washington Post, July 27, 1998, p. A1.

Peña, Charles V. "Theater Missile Defense: A Limited Capability is Needed," Policy Analysis, No. 309, June 22, 1998, 37 pp. http://www.cato.org

 

V. NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION

 

Epstein, William. "No Substantive Agreement at NPT Prepatory Committee," Disarmament Times, June 1998, p. 4.

Graham, Thomas, Jr. "South Asia and the Future of Nuclear Non-Proliferation," Arms Control Today, May 1998, pp. 3–6.

Medalia, Jonathan. "Nuclear Weapons Production Capability Issues," CRS Report for Congress, June 8, 1998, 135 pp.

Shen, Dingli. "Promoting Nuclear Nonproliferation: A Chinese View," The Monitor, Center for International Trade and Security, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 40–42. http://www.uga.edu/~cits

Wald, Matthew L. "Finding a Formula to Light the World but Guard the Bomb," The New York Times, June 2, 1998, p. C3.

REGIONAL ISSUES

Diamond, Howard. "N. Korea Warns on Nuclear Freeze, Halts DOE Cleanup at Yongbyon," Arms Control Today, May 1998, p. 35.

Orlov, Vladimir. "Russia, Iran, Iraq and Export Controls: Facts and Conclusions," The Monitor, Center for International Trade and Security, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 28–33. http://www.uga.edu/~cits

Peterson, Scott. "India-Pakistan Tests Prodding Israel to Lift the Veil on Its Nuclear Abilities," The Christian Science Monitor, July 21, 1998, p. 7.

Sychou, Aleksandr. "Status of the Initiative to Create a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone in Central and Eastern Europe," The Monitor, Center for International Trade and Security, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 20–23. http://www.uga.edu/~cits

"Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East," PeaceWatch, June 1998, pp. 4–5.

 

VI. NUCLEAR WEAPONS MATERIAL CONTROL

 

Bukharin, Oleg. "Achieving Safeguards Sustainability in Russia," The Monitor, Center for International Trade and Security, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 24–28. http://www.uga.edu/~cits

Bunn, George. "Making Progress on a Fissile Material Cut-Off Treaty After the South Asian Tests," The Nonproliferation Review, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 78–83.

Ewell, Emily S. "NIS Nuclear Smuggling Since 1995: A Lull in Significant Cases," The Nonproliferation Review, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 119–125.

Jenkins, Bonnie D. "Establishing International Standards for Physical Protection of Nuclear Material," The Nonproliferation Review, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 98–110.

"Surplus Plutonium Disposition Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Summary," Office of Fissile Materials Disposition, DOE, July 1998, 38 pp. (Plus three volumes.)

van Moyland, Suzanna. "Progress on Protocols: The IAEA's Strengthened Safeguards Programme," Disarmament Diplomacy, June 1998, pp. 9–10.

 

VII. NUCLEAR TESTING

 

Albright, David. "The Shots Heard 'Round the World," The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, July/August 1998, pp. 20–25.

Diamond, Howard. "India Conducts Nuclear Tests; Pakistan Follows Suit," Arms Control Today, May 1998, pp. 22–23.

Keeny, Spurgeon M., Jr. "South Asia's Nuclear Wake-Up Call," Arms Control Today, May 1998, p. 2.

Makhijani, Arjun and Hisham Zerriffi. "Dangerous Thermonuclear Quest: The Potential of Explosive Fusion Research for the Developjment of Pure Fusion Weapons," Institute for Energy and Environmental Research, July 1998, 82 pp. http://www.ieer.org

COMPREHENSIVE TEST BAN

Gupta, Vipin and Frank Pabian. "Commercial Satellite Imagery and the CTBT Verification Process," The Nonproliferation Review, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 89–97.

Isaacs, John. "Test ban prospects shaken," The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, July/August 1998, pp. 40–41.

van der Vink, Gregory, Jeffrey Park, Richard Allen, Terry Wallace and Christel Hennet. "False Accusations, Undetected Tests and Implications for the CTB Treaty," Arms Control Today, May 1998, pp. 7–13.

 

VIII. CONVENTIONAL ARMS CONTROL AND ARMS TRANSFERS

 

Boese, Wade. "European Union Adopts Code of Conduct on Arms Sales," Arms Control Today, May 1998, p. 32.

Boese, Wade. "UAE to Purchase 80 F-16C/Ds, Arms in Deal Worth $7 Billion," Arms Control Today, May 1998, pp. 34–35.

Deen, Thalif. "Land Mine Treaty Is Halfway to Being Law," Jane's Defence Weekly, July 22, 1998.

"Foreign Military Sales, Foreign Military Construction Sales and Military Assistance Facts As of September 30, 1997," Deputy for Financial Management Comptroller, DSAA, June 1998, 126 pp.

Grimmet, Richard F. "Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 1990–1997," CRS Report for Congress, 84 pp.

"Policy and Practice: UK arms Exports 1 May 1997 to 10 May 1998," SAFERWorld, June 1998, 29 pp.

"Report on CFE Compliance," (Executive Report mandated by Congress), June 22, 1998, 14 pp.

Saradzhyan, Simon. "Russian Defense Ministry Moves to Control Export Firm," Defense News, June 22–28, 1998, p. 6.

Willett, Sue. "The Dilemmas and Contradictions of an Ethical Arms Trade Policy," The Bulletin of Arms Control, July 1998, pp. 11–19.

 

IX. CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ARMS CONTROL

 

Broad, William J. "Norway's 1918 Lump of Sugar Yields Clues on Anthrax in War," The New York Times, June 25, 1998, p. A11.

Gee, John. "Implementing the CWC: The First Year," The Arena, CBACI, July 1998, 7 pp. http://www.pressroom.com/~cbaci

Kelle, Alexander. "Assessing the First Year of the Chemical Weapons Convention," The Nonproliferation Review, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 27–35.

Kelle, Alexander. "Strengthening the Biological Weapons Convention: A Role for Export Controls?" The Monitor, Center for International Trade and Security, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 33–38. http://www.uga.edu/~cits

"Negotiations stall on biological arms," The Washington Times, July 12th 1998.

Robbins, Carla Anne. "Army's Huge Supply of Nerve Gas Poses Some Unnerving Questions," The Wall Street Journal, June 1, 1998, p. 1.

Shoham, Danny. "Chemical and Biological Weapons in Egypt," The Nonproliferation Review, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 48–58.

 

X. REGIONAL SECURITY ALLIANCES AND ISSUES

 

FORMER SOVIET UNION

Straus, Ira. "NATO: With or Without Russia?" International Affairs: A Russsian Journal of World Politics, Diplomacy and International Relations, pp. 37–48.

EUROPE AND NATO

Mattox, Gale A. "The U.S. Role in Europe: The Decision to Enlarge NATO," Miller Center Journal, Spring 1998, pp. 115–132.

Yost, David. "The New NATO and Collective Security," Survival, Summer 1998, pp. 135–160.

MIDDLE EAST

Albright, David. "Masters of deception," (uncovering Iraqi WMD programs), The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, May/June 1998, pp. 44–50.

Arnett, Eric. "Reassurance Versus Deterrence: Iranian Confidence-Building Opportunities," Disarmament Diplomacy, June 1998, pp. 2–5.

Crossette, Barbara and Judith Miller. "Nuclear Suspicions Cling to Iraq in Latest Report," The New York Times, July 28, 1998, p. A3.

Schmemann, Serge. "Israel Clings to Its 'Nuclear Ambiguity,'" The New York Times, June 21, 1998, p. A6.

Sieff, Martin. "Israel buying 3 submarines to carry nuclear missiles," The Washington Times, July 1, 1998, p. A1.

ASIA

"China's National Defense," Information Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, July 1998, 30 pp. http://www.chinanews.org/WhitePapers/NationalDefense/NationalDefense.html

Cronin, Richard P., Barbara Leitch LePoer, Jonathan Medalia and Dianne Rennack. "India-Pakistan Nuclear Tests and U.S. Response," CRS Report for Congress, June 18, 1998, 29 pp.

Gordon, Michael R. "Despite Bomb Tests, Russia Is Selling 2 Nuclear Plants to India," The New York Times, June 23, 1998, p. A9.

Harrison, Selig S. "North Korea From the Inside Out," The Washington Post, June 21, 1998, p. C1.

"India-Pakistan Talks Fail to Restart Peace Effort," The New York Times, July, 31, 1998, p. A2.

"India's Ambassador to the United States H.E. Naresh Chandra Talks on May 27, 1998 About India's Nuclear Tests," The Monitor, Center for International Trade and Security, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 15–17. http://www.uga.edu/~cits

Karp, Aaron. "Indian Ambitions and the Limits of American Influence," Arms Control Today, May 1998, pp. 14–21.

Prindle, Nancy. "The U.S.-China Lab-to-Lab Technical Exchange Program," The Nonproliferation Review, Spring-Summer 1998, pp. 111–118.

Singh, Shri Jaswant. "What Constitutes National Security in a Changing World Order? India's Strategic Thought," Center for the Advanced Study of India, Occasional Paper No. 6, June 1998, 33 pp. http://www.sas.upenn.edu/casi/

OTHER REGIONS

Bonner, Raymond. "Despite Cutoff by U.S., Ethiopia and Eritrea Easily Buy Weapons," The New York Times, July 23, 1998, p. A8.

"Report on the Security Needs in Latin America and the Impact of Lifting the Existing U.S. Ban on High Technology Sales to the Region," Department of State, June 25, 1998, 7 pp.

 

XI. OTHER TOPICS

 

Accelerating Cleanup: Paths to Closure, U.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of Environmental Management, June 1998, 300 pp.

"Cohen Approves Charter for Wide-Ranging Two-Year Study on Security," Inside the Pentagon, July 23, 1998, p. 1.

Pike, John E. "Year 2000 Problem and Nuclear Weapons: Apocalypse or Annoyance?" F.A.S. Public Interest Report, July/August 1998, pp. 1–7.

Thornberry, Cedric. "Peacekeeping at 50," Bulletin of Arms Control, July 1998, pp. 2–11.