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"After the Tests, U.S. Policy Toward India and Pakistan," Report of an Independent Task Force Cosponsored by the Brookings Institution and the Council on Foreign Relations, Richard N. Haass and Morton H. Halperin, co-chairs, 1998, 68 pp.

Cohen, Avner. Israel and the Bomb, New York: Columbia University Press, 1998, 470 pp.

Pulling Back from the Nuclear Brink: Reducing and Countering Nuclear Threats, Barry R. Schneider and William L. Dowdy, eds., Portland, OR: Frank Cass, 1998, 309 pp.


I. ARMS CONTROL—GENERAL

Arms Control and the Rule of Law: A Framework for Peace and Security in Outer Space, J. Marshall Beier and Steven Mataija, eds., Toronto: Centre for International and Security Studies, 1998, 217 pp.

Falkenrath, Richard A. "Confronting Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Terrorism," Survival, Autumn 1998, pp. 43–65.

"A National Security Strategy for a New Century," The White House, October 1998, 59 pp.

Opall-Rome, Barbara. "Holum Says State Dept. Merger Will Not Weaken Arms Control," Defense News, October 26–November 1, 1998, p. 6.

Perkovich, George. "Nuclear Proliferation," Foreign Policy, Fall 1998, pp. 12–23.

Saradzhyan, Simon. "Experts Downplay Impact of U.S.-Russia Summit Pacts," Defense News, September 7–13, 1998, p. 16.

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

 

II. STRATEGIC ARMS CONTROL

Clarke, Michael. "De-Alerting and the UK Nuclear Deterrent," Bulletin of Arms Control, October 1998, pp. 8–15.

Lodge, Robin. "Russia 'Cannot Afford to Keep Nuclear Arsenal'," The London Times, October 7, 1998.

McInnes, Colin. "Labour's Strategic Defence Review," International Affairs, October 1998, pp. 823–845.

Pearlstein, Steven. "Canadian Seeks Shift in NATO Nuclear Policy," The Washington Post, October 24, 1998, p. A26.

Pincus, Walter. "Funds to Scrap Ex-Soviet Arms Boosted," The Washington Post, September 25, 1998, p. A6.

Wilkening, Dean A. "The Future of Russia's Strategic Nuclear Force," Survival, Autumn 1998, pp. 89–111.

 

III. BALLISTIC ARMS CONTROL

Baines, Phillip J. "A Total Ballistic Missile Ban Treaty," Arms Control and the Rule of Law: A Framework for Peace and Security in Outer Space, J. Marshall Beier and Steven Mataija, eds., Toronto: Centre for International and Security Studies, 1998, pp. 103–112.

Barrie, Douglas and Barbara Opall-Rome. "Britain Will Allow UAE Black Shahine Sale," Defense News, October 26–November 1, 1998, p. 3.

Bermudez, Joseph S. "Taepo-dong launch brings DPRK missiles back into the spotlight," Jane's Intelligence Review, October 1998, pp. 30–32.

Capaccio, Tony. "U.S. Firms Marginally Helped China ICBMs," Defense Week, October 26, 1998, p. 10.

Graham, Bradley. "N. Korean Missile Threat Is Reassessed," The Washington Post, September 25, 1998, p. A31.

 

IV. BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE

Burgess, Lisa. "GOP Demands Faster Response on Missile Defense," Defense News, October 12–18, 1998, p. 44.

Isaacs, John. "Rumbles from Rumsfeld," The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September/October 1998, pp. 16–17.

Mendelsohn, Jack. "Pressure to deploy missile defenses increasing," Issues in Science and Technology, Fall 1998, p. 32.

Smith, David J. "Time to Get Serious About National Missile Defense," Bulletin of Arms Control, October 1998, pp. 1–7.

 

THEATER MISSILE DEFENSE

Perkins, Charles. "Congress and Knesset Hold Joint Session on Missile Defense; Arrow Test on Target," Near East Report, October 5, 1998, p. 92.

Seigle, Greg. "US Work to Fix THAAD Problems Enters Overdrive," Jane's Defence Weekly, October 14, 1998.

Specht, Wayne. "Expert Urges Japanese Missile Defense," Pacific Stars and Stripes, October 22, 1998, p. 3

 

V. NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION

Bunn, Matthew, Oleg Bukharin, Jill Cetina, Kenneth Luongo and Frank von Hippel. "Retooling Russia's nuclear cities," The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September/October 1998, pp. 44–50.

Cohen, Avner. "And then there was one," (Israel as the remaining "threshold state") The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September/October 1998, pp. 51–55.

Gallucci, Robert L. "US Nonproliferation Policy: Lessons Learned from Our Experience with Iraq and North Korea," Pulling Back from the Nuclear Brink, Barry R. Schneider and William L. Dowdy, eds., Portland, OR: Frank Cass, 1998, pp. 3–15.

"German Is Held in Sale of Nuclear Plans to Iraq," The New York Times, September 25, 1998, p. A3.

Pincus, Walter. "U.S. Agrees to Funds for Russian Scientists: Aid Designed to Avert 'Brain Drain'," The Washington Post, September 20, 1998, p. A26.

Spector, Leonard S. "Can Proliferation Be Stopped? A Look at Events and Decisions in the mid-1990s," Pulling Back from the Nuclear Brink, Barry R. Schneider and William L. Dowdy, eds., Portland, OR: Frank Cass, 1998, pp. 60–66.

 

NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY

"Brazil Joins Non-Proliferation Treaty," The Washington Post, September 19, 1998, p. A18.

Johnson, Rebecca. "Reviewing the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Problems and Processes," (a report of the second PrepCom Meeting of the 2000 Review Conference of the NPT), Acronym, No. 12, September 1998, 88 pp.

 

VI. NUCLEAR WEAPONS MATERIAL CONTROL

Keeny, Spurgeon M., Jr. "Putting National Security First," Arms Control Today, August/September 1998, p. 2.

Neff, Thomas L. "Privatizing U.S. National Security: The U.S.-Russian HEU Deal at Risk," Arms Control Today, August/September 1998, pp. 8–14.

Olson, Elizabeth. "Breaking a Logjam on Talks To Cut World Nuclear Stockpiles," The Christian Science Monitor, September 17, 1998, p. 7.

Perry, Todd. "Russian Fissile Control Programs Offer U.S. Best Protection," Defense News, September 21–27, 1998, p. 23.

 

VII. NUCLEAR TESTING

Wald, Matthew L. "In Computers, Fast, Faster and Fastest," The New York Times, October 28, 1998, p. C6.

 

COMPREHENSIVE TEST BAN

Crossette, Barbara. "New Delhi Pledges to Sign World Ban on Nuclear Tests," The New York Times, September 25, 1998, p. A1.

Greenberger, Robert S. "Pakistan's Premier Says He Would Sign Nuclear Treaty, Under Some Conditions," The Wall Street Journal, September 24, 1998, p. A4.

Mistry, Dinshaw. "India and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty," ACDIS Research Reports, September 1998, 107 pp.

 

VIII. CONVENTIONAL ARMS CONTROL AND ARMS TRANSFERS

Boutwell, Jeffrey and Michael Klare. "Small Arms and Light Weapons: Controlling the Real Instruments of War," Arms Control Today, August/September 1998, pp. 15–23.

Enginsoy, Umit. "New Export Policy Hampers U.K. Arms Sales to Turkey," Defense News, September 21–27, 1998, p. 10.

Finnegan, Philip. "Lawmakers Question U.S. Planes for Greece," Defense News, September 21–27, 1998, p. 3.

Gertz, Bill. "Leahy, the anti-mine senator, stalls treaty to limit their use," The Washington Times, October 21, 1998, p. A9.

Hidden Killers, The Global Landmine Crisis, Department of State, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, September 1998, 126 pp., (plus annexes).

"An International Register of Small Arms and Light Weapons: Issues and Model," Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada), October 1998, 46 pp.

Opall-Rome, Barbara. "U.S. Congress Sets Stage for Renewed Arms to Taiwan," Defense News, October 12–18, 1998, p. 30.

Rodan, Steve. "Israel Will Take F-15s, F-16s in Next Fighter Purchase," Defense News, October 12–18, 1998, p. 50.

"United Nations Register of Conventional Arms," United Nations General Assembly, September 2, 1998, 112 pp.

 

IX. CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ARMS CONTROL

"Bechtel to Construct Chemical Disposal Facility," Defense News, October 26–November 1, 1998, p. 24.

Greenberg, Joel. "Sarin Ingredient Was in El Al Jet In Crash in '92," The New York Times, October 2, 1998, p. A1.

Hersh, Seymour M. "The Missiles of August," The New Yorker, October 12, 1998, pp. 34–41.

Ibrahim, Youssef M. "Panel Studying Iraq Missiles Is of 2 Minds on Nerve Gas," The New York Times, October 27, 1998, p. A8.

Mulholland, David. "U.S. Violation Endangers Chemical Weapons Treaty," Defense News, September 28–October 4, 1998, p. 6.

 

X. REGIONAL SECURITY ALLIANCES AND ISSUES

 

FORMER SOVIET UNION

Galeotti, Mark. "Russia's shrinking military," Jane's Intelligence Review, October 1998, p. 3.

Hoffman, David. "Iraq Sought Russian Arms Technology," The Washington Post, October 18, 1998, p. A24.

Raghuvanshi, Vivek. "Russia Will Continue Defense Ties With India," Defense News, September 14–20, 1998, p. 41.

Thompson, Mark. "10 Russian military cities to be opened to foreign investment," The Washington Times, September 23, 1998, p. A1.

 

EUROPE AND NATO

Boniface, Pascal. "French Nuclear Weapons Policy After the Cold War," The Atlantic Council, Occasional Paper, August 1998, 28 pp.

Cohen, Roger. "NATO Shatters Old Limits in the Name of Preventing Evil," The New York Times, October 18, 1998, p. 3.

Loeb, Vernon. "End of Fighting in Kosovo May Be 'Within Sight,' Holbrooke Says," The Washington Post, October 29, 1998, p. A38.

Myers, Steven Lee. "7 Southeast European Nations Form a Joint Military Force," The New York Times, September 27, 1998, p. A14.

Tigner, Brooks. "Defense Policy Meeting Request Splits EU," Defense News, October 5–11, 1998, p. 3.

 

MIDDLE EAST

"Ambassador Richard Butler: Keeping Iraq's Disarmament on Track," (an interview with the head of UNSCOM), Arms Control Today, August/September 1998, pp. 3–7.

Chubin, Shahram and Jerrold D. Green. "Engaging Iran: A US Strategy," Survival, Autumn 1998, pp. 153–169.

Crossette, Barbara. "Security Council Outlines New Strategy on Iraq Arms," The New York Times, October 31, 1998, p. A6.

Gellman, Barton. "The Hunt for Iraq's Forbidden Weapons: A Futile Game of Hide and Seek," The Washington Post, October 11, 1998, p. 1.

Hamza, Khidhir. "Inside Saddam's secret nuclear program," The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September/October 1998, pp. 26–33.

Iraq Strategy Review, Options for U.S. Policy, Patrick L. Clawson, ed., Washington, DC: The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 1998, 182 pp.

 

ASIA

Cooper, Kenneth J. "Indian-Pakistani Talks End Without Accord," The Washington Post, October 19, 1998, p. A16.

Eckholm, Erik. "China and Taiwan Agree to Keep Their Discussion Going," The New York Times, October 19, 1998, p. A3.

"Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization (KEDO) Annual Report 1997/1998," 23 pp.

Olsen, Elizabeth. "Koreas Take A First Step To Work Out Formal Peace," The New York Times, October 25, 1998, p. 9.

Shenon, Philip. "North Korea to Let U.S. Group Visit Suspicious New Complex," The New York Times, October 29, 1998, p. A13.

Strategic Trends In China, Hans Binnendijk and Ronald N. Montaperto, eds., Washington, DC: Institute for National Strategic Studies, 1998, 127 pp.

Umbach, Frank. "Financial crisis slows but fails to halt East Asian arms race—Part Two," Jane's Intelligence Review, September 1998, pp. 34–37.

West, Julian. "Pakistan Raises Arms Race Stakes With New Missile," The London Sunday Telegraph, September 20, 1998.

 

OTHER REGIONS

Confidence- and Security-Building Measures in the Americas: A Reference Book of Hemispheric Documents, Washington, DC: ACDA, September 1998, 418 pp.

Weiner, Tim and James Risen. "Decision to Strike Factory in Sudan Based on Surmise," The New York Times, September 21, 1998, p. A1.