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January 28, 2004
Arms Control in Print

Latest ACA Resources

Compiled by James Perez

OF SPECIAL INTEREST

 


The Military Balance: 1998/99, London: The International Institute for Strategic Studies, 1998, 320 pp.

"U.S. Nuclear Policy in the 21st Century," Center for Counterproliferation Research (NDU), Center for Global Security Research (LLNL), 1998, 250 pp.


I. ARMS CONTROL—GENERAL

Beach, Hugh. "Current British Nuclear Weapons Policy," Bulletin of Arms Control, December 1998, pp. 1–5.

Butcher, Martin, Otfried Nassauer and Stephen Young. "Nuclear Futures: Western European Options for Nuclear Risk Reduction," BASIC Research Report 98.5, December 1998, 56 pp.

Cirincione, Joseph. "Nuclear Free-Fall," The Washington Quarterly, Winter 1999, pp. 17–22.

Delpech, Thérèse. "Nuclear Weapons and the 'New World Order': Early Warning from Asia?" Survival, Winter 1998–1999, pp. 57–76.

Isaacs, John. "Arms Control in 1998: Congress Maintains the Status Quo," Arms Control Today, October 1998, pp. 16–20.

Keeny, Spurgeon M., Jr. "'Not with a bang but a whimper'," Arms Control Today, October 1998, p. 2.

"Nuclear and Conventional Disarmament: Progress or Stalemate?" Proceedings of the Seventh Castiglioncello Conference, 1998, 223 pp.

"U.S. Interests and Priorities at the CD," (an interview with U.S. Ambassador Robert T. Grey, Jr.), Arms Control Today, October 1998, p. 3–8.

 

II. STRATEGIC ARMS CONTROL

Ball, Deborah Yarsike. "Russia's strategic view: reduced threats, diminished capabilities," Jane's Intelligence Review, November 1998, pp. 8–10.

Hoffman, David. "Russia Set to Deploy Topol-M Missiles," The Washington Post, December 27, 1998, p. A23.

Hoffman, David. "Russian Parliament Delays Work on START II Treaty," The Washington Post, December 23, 1998, p. A16.

Krepinevich, Andrew F. and Steven M. Kosiak. "Smarter bombs, fewer nukes," The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, November/December 1998, pp. 26–32.

Milne, Tom and Henrietta Wilson. "Aldermaston and nuclear disarmament," The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, November/December 1998, pp. 24–25.

Myers, Steven Lee. "Pentagon Ready to Shrink Arsenal of Nuclear Bombs," The New York Times, November 23, 1998, p. A1.

Priest, Dana and Walter Pincus. "U.S. Rejects 'No First Use' Atomic Policy," The Washington Post, November 24, 1998, p. A24.

 

III. BALLISTIC ARMS CONTROL

Cole, Benjamin. "Soft Technology and Technology Transfer: Lessons from British Missile Development," The Nonproliferation Review, Fall 1998, pp. 56–69.

Greenberger, Robert S. and Matt Forney. "China-Pakistan Missile Pact Shows Calculated Strategy," The Wall Street Journal, December 15, 1998.

Nicholson, Mark. "India to extend range of missiles," The Washington Times, December 10, 1998, p. A19.

Orlov, Vladimir and William C. Potter. "The Mystery of the Sunken Gyros," (concerning Iraq's attempts to reconstitute its missile program since the 1991 Gulf War), The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, November/December 1998, pp. 34–39.

 

IV. BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE

Burgess, Lisa and Robert Holzer. "Study Sees NMD Role for Navy Theater Wide," Defense News, November 9–15, 1998, p. 3.

Garwin, Richard L. "The Rumsfeld Report: What we did," The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, November/December 1998, pp. 40–45.

Graham, Bradley. "Navy will Get a Shot at Missile Defense," The Washington Post, November 30, 1998, p. A1.

Gronlund, Lisbeth and David Wright. "The Rumsfeld Report: What they didn't do," The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, November/December 1998, pp. 46–51.

 

ANTI-BALLISTIC MISSILE TREATY

Cerniello, Craig. "DOD Official Says NMD System May Require Treaty Withdrawal," Arms Control Today, October 1998, p. 23.

Sirak, Michael C. "U.S. Must Approve ABM Treaty Amendments, Adhere to Pact, Duma Insists," Inside Missile Defense, December 23, 1998, p. 1.

 

THEATER MISSILE DEFENSE

Dupont, Daniel G. "PAC-3, Navy Missile Defense Testing Mishaps End Troubling Year for BMDO," Inside Missile Defense, December 23, 1998, pp. 5–8.

Holzer, Robert. "Theater Wide Proponents Seek Quicker Deployment," Defense News, November 16–22, 1998, p. 1.

Sirak, Michael C. "HELSTF Expects to Begin Tests with Entire THEL System by Summer 1999," (a high-energy laser program), Inside Missile Defense, December 9, 1998, pp. 3–4.

 

V. NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION

Albright, David and Khidhir Hamza. "Iraq's Reconstitution of Its Nuclear Weapons Program," Arms Control Today, October 1998, pp. 9–15.

Bearak, Barry. "India Signals It Will Develop Missiles and Atomic Weapons," The New York Times, December 16, 1998, p. A16.

Dalton, Toby F. "Toward Nuclear Rollback in South Asia," Current History, December 1998, pp. 412–417.

Gertz, Bill. "Russia warned on deals with Iran: Nuclear suppliers face U.S. sanctions," The Washington Times, December 15, 1998, p. A1.

Landay, Jonathan S. "Risk of breaching wall on nuclear production," The Christian Science Monitor, December 28, 1998, p. 3.

Robbins, Carla Anne and Andrew Higgins. "Money Hungry, Russia Finds a Foreign Market for Nuclear Knowledge," The Wall Street Journal, December 15, 1998.

 

REGIONAL ISSUES

Crossette, Barbara. "Envoy Asks U.S. to Relax on Checking Atomic Arms," (concerning Iraq), The New York Times, December 22, 1998, p. A14.

Kasenov, Oumiserik. "On the Creation of a Nuclear-Weapons-Free Zone in Central Asia," The Nonproliferation Review, Fall 1998, pp. 144–147.

Mann, Paul. "State Dept. Exhorts India, Pakistan: Face Reality of Nuclear Rivalry," Aviation Week & Space Technology, December 7, 1998, p. 77.

"Russia agrees to earlier deadline: Nuclear plant to benefit Iran," The Washington Times, November 25, 1998, p. A14.

 

VI. NUCLEAR WEAPONS MATERIAL CONTROL

Bragin, Victor, John Carlson and John Hill. "Verifying a Fissile Material Production Cut-Off Treaty," The Nonproliferation Review, Fall 1998, pp. 97–107.

Bunn, George. "U.S. Standards for Protecting Weapons-Usable Fissile Material Compared to International Standards," The Nonproliferation Review, Fall 1998, pp. 137–143.

Hoffman, David. "Cure for Russia's Nuclear 'Headache' Proves to Be Painful," The Washington Post, December 26, 1998, p. A1.

Wald, Matthew. "Civilian Reactors Could Be Used to Make Warhead Material," The New York Times, December 23, 1998, p. A18.

 

VII. NUCLEAR TESTING

Kampani, Gaurav. "From Existential to Minimum Deterrence: Explaining India's Decision to Test," The Nonproliferation Review, Fall 1998, pp. 12–24.

Leibovich, Mark. "Armageddon Moves Inside the Computer," The Washington Post, November 28, 1998, p. A1.

"NRDC Nuclear Notebook: Known Nuclear Tests Worldwide, 1945–1998," The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, November/December 1998, pp. 65–67.

 

COMPREHENSIVE TEST BAN

Mistry, Dinshaw. "Domestic-International Linkages: India and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty," The Nonproliferation Review, Fall 1998, pp. 25–38.

Richelson, Jeffrey. "Verification: The ways and means," The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, November/December 1998, pp. 52–57.

 

VIII. CONVENTIONAL ARMS CONTROL AND ARMS TRANSFERS

Boese, Wade. "OAS to Draft Arms Transparency Convention," Arms Control Today, October 1998, p. 26.

Boese, Wade. "U.S. Retains Top Spot in Latest UN Conventional Arms Register," Arms Control Today, October 1998, p. 27.

Bonner, Raymond. "New Weapons Sales to Africa Trouble Arms Control Experts," The New York Times, December 6, 1998, p. A14.

Clegg, Elizabeth and Alexandra McKenzie. "Developing a Common Approach? The EU Code of Conduct on Arms Exports," Bulletin of Arms Control, December 1998, pp. 22–28.

Findlay, Trevor. "Landmine Monitor: Pioneering 'Track Two' Verification," Trust & Verify, November 1998, p. 1.

Finnegan, Philip. "Market Booms for Advanced Missile Systems," Defense News, November 9–15, 1998, p. 12.

Laurence, Edward J. "Light Weapons and Intrastate Conflict: Early Warning Factors and Preventive Action," Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict, July 1998, 98 pp.

Myers, Steven Lee. "The Latin Arms Explosion That Fizzled," The New York Times, December 3, 1998, p. A3.

"Offsets in Defense Trade: Third Annual Report to Congress," U.S. Department of Commerce, August 1998, 68 pp.

Sislin, John, Frederic S. Pearson, Jocelyn Borycza and Jeffrey Weigland. "Patterns in Arms Acquisitions by Ethnic Groups in Conflict," Security Dialogue, December 1998, pp. 393–408.

"U.S. to Pay Pakistan Back for Undelivered Jets," The New York Times, December 22, 1998, p. A15.

Von Tangen Page, Michael. "Arms Decommissioning and the Northern Ireland Peace Agreement," Security Dialogue, December 1998, pp. 409–420.

 

IX. CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ARMS CONTROL

Barletta, Michael. "Chemical Weapons in the Sudan: Allegations and Evidence," The Nonproliferation Review, Fall 1998, pp. 115–136.

Broad, William J. and Judith Miller, "Iraq Said to Hide Deadly Germ Agents," The New York Times, December 17, 1998, p. A15.

Broad, William J. and Judith Miller, "Once He Devised Germ Weapons; Now He Defends Against Them," The New York Times, November 3, 1998, p. D1.

"Chemical Weapons Update," Disarmament Times, November 1998, p. 2.

Inglesby, Thomas V. "The Germs of War," The Washington Post, December 9, 1998, p. h1.

"Iran hints it may use loophole in arms pact," The Washington Times, December 28, 1998, p. A4.

Miller, Judith and William J. Broad. "Bio-Weapons in Mind, Iranians Lure Needy Ex-Soviet Scientists," The Washington Post, December 8, 1998, p. A1.

 

X. REGIONAL SECURITY ALLIANCES AND ISSUES

 

FORMER SOVIET UNION

Hoffman, David. "Rotting Nuclear Subs Pose Threat in Russia," The Washington Post, November 16, 1998, p. A1.

Kalashnikov, Victor. "Discharge of the Light Brigade," (the problems of the Russian army), Transitions, November 1998, pp. 19–21.

 

EUROPE AND NATO

Clark, Colin. "U.S. Officials Still Split Over Future NATO Expansion," Defense News, November 16–22, 1998, p. 26.

Dempsey, Gary. "Rethinking the Dayton Agreement," Policy Analysis, December 14, 1998, 42 pp.

Drozdiak, William. "Albright Urges NATO to Take Broader Role," The Washington Post, December 9, 1998, p. A1.

Moens, Alexander. "NATO's Dilemma and the Elusive European Defence Identity," Security Dialogue, December 1998, pp. 463–475.

Pearlstein, Steven. "Canada Urges NATO to Trim Nuclear Role," The Washington Post, December 11, 1998, p. A51.

 

MIDDLE EAST

Arnett, Eric. "Reassurance versus Deterrence: Expanding Iranian Participation in Confidence-Building Measures," Security Dialogue, December 1998, pp. 435–447.

Clawson, Patrick, Michael Eisenstadt, Eliyahu Kanovsky and David Menashri. Iran Under Khatami: A Political, Economic and Military Assessment, Washington, DC: The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 1998, 114 pp.

Crossette. Barbara. "U.N. Fails to Reach Consensus on Iraq Policy," The New York Times, December 24, 1998, p. A6.

Erlanger, Steven. "U.S. Signs Accord to Protect Israel From Mass-Destruction Arms," The New York Times, November 2, 1998, p. A13.

Jones, Peter. "Iran's Threat Perceptions and Arms Control Policies," The Nonproliferation Review, pp. 39–55.

Lippman, Thomas W. "Two Options for Iraq in U.S. Policy," The Washington Post, December 24, 1998, p. A14.

Marcus, Jonathan. "Israel's Defense Policy at a Strategic Crossroads," The Washington Quarterly, Winter 1999, pp. 33–48.

 

ASIA

Ahn, Byung-joon and Konstantin Sarkisov. "Korean Peninsula Security and the U.S.-Japan Defense Guidelines," Policy Paper #45, IGCC, October 1998, 21 pp.

Barber, Ben. "U.S. talks to N. Korea about underground site," The Washington Times, December 8, 1998, p. A1.

Chellaney, Brahma. "After the Tests: India's Options," Survival, Winter 1998–1999, pp. 93–111.

Hawke, Bruce. "Burma's ceasefire agreements in danger of unravelling," Jane's Intelligence Review, November 1998, pp. 23–27.

Heisbourg, François. "The Prospects for Nuclear Stability between India and Pakistan," Survival, Winter 1998–1999, pp. 77–92.

"Mistrust and the Korean Peninsula: Dangers of Miscalculation," The United States Institute of Peace, November 1998, 10 pp. Ph. 202/457-1700.

Scully, Sean. "U.S. waives India, Pakistan sanctions," The Washington Times, December 3, 1998, p. A4.

 

OTHER REGIONS

Klepak, Hal. Confidence Building Sidestepped: The Peru-Ecuador Conflict of 1995, Toronto: Centre for International and Security Studies/FOCAL, 1998, 164 pp.

 

XI. OTHER TOPICS

Air University Library Index to Military Periodicals: July-September 1998, Martha M. Stewart, Ed., Alabama: Air University Library, 1998, 156 pp.

Albright, Madeleine K. "The Testing of American Foreign Policy," Foreign Affairs, November/December 1998, pp. 50–64.

Bosch, Olivia. "Export Controls on Encryption," Bulletin of Arms Control, December 1998, pp. 13–21.

Carter, Ashton, John Deutch and Philip Zelikow. "Catastrophic Terrorism," Foreign Affairs, November/December 1998, pp. 80–94.

Dupont, Daniel G. "Army Continuing to Refine Laser's Ability to Track, Defeat Satellites," (concerning the MIRACL laser), Inside Missile Defense, December 9, 1998, pp. 21–23.

Gerth, Jeff and Eric Schmitt. "House Panel Says Chinese Obtained U.S. Arms Secrets: 20-Year Pattern Is Cited," The New York Times, December 31, 1998, p. A1.

Klotz, Frank G. "Space, Commerce and National Security," A Council on Foreign Relations Paper, 1998, 57 pp.

Miller Gilbert, Leigh Anne. "International Security Futures: Preparing the Next Generation," The Henry P. Kendall Foundation, November 1998, 32 pp.

Wald, Matthew L. "Arms Agency's Computers Lacked Testing," The New York Times, November 28, 1998, p. A10.