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June 2006 Bibliography

Latest ACA Resources

Of Special Interest

Berger, Samuel R., “Talk to Tehran,” The Wall Street Journal, May 8, 2006, p. A19.

Fischer, Joschka, “The Case for Bargaining With Iran,” The Washington Post, May 29, 2006, p. A23.

Kissinger, Henry, “A Nuclear Test for Diplomacy,” The Washington Post, May 16, 2006, p. A17.

Nunn, Sam, “Nuclear Pig in a Poke,” The Wall Street Journal, May 24, 2006, p. A14.

Office of the Secretary of Defense, Annual Report to Congress: Military Power of the People’s Republic of China, May 2006, 50 pp.

Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission, Weapons of Terror: Freeing the World of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Weapons, June 2006, 227 pp.

I. Strategic Arms

Howe, Kevin, “Nobel Winner Sees Nuclear ‘Hypocrisy’: IAEA’s ElBaradei Urges Disarmament,” Monterey Herald, May 31, 2006.

Interfax, “ Russia: Missile Reduction Treaty Will Not Harm Russia’s Nuclear Potential,” May 17, 2006.

Isachenkov, Vladimir, “ Russia Develops Tougher Ballistic Missiles,” Associated Press, May 17, 2006.
Knight, Amy, “A New Arms Race Has Begun,” Ottawa Citizen, May 17, 2006.

Mainville, Michael, “Putin Warns Arms Race Not Over Yet,” The Washington Times, May 11, 2006, p. A1.

Noronha, Rifka, Cause for Concern: An Update on the Reliable Replacement Warhead Program, Center for Defense Information, May 22, 2006.

RIA Novosti, “Putin Highlights Strategic Forces in State of the Nation,” May 10, 2006.

Sterngold, James, “House Panel Boosts Bush Plan to Build New Nuclear Warheads,” San Francisco Chronicle, May 20, 2006, p. A3.

II. Nuclear Proliferation

Agence France-Presse, “‘Nukes Breed Nukes,’ ElBaradei Warns,” May 25, 2006.

Agence France-Presse, “ Pakistan Says Nuclear Proliferation Chapter Is Closed,” May 3, 2006.

Donnelly, Thomas, “Choosing Among Bad Options: The Pakistani ‘Loose Nukes’ Conundrum,” National Security Outlook, May 2006.

Haass, Richard, “ India, Iran and the Case for Double Standards,” Taipei Times, May 16, 2006, p. A9.

Henderson, Simon, Comparing Iranian, Pakistani Nuclear Programs, The Washington Institute, May 8, 2006.

Interfax, “Sanctions Won’t Solve Nuclear Crises, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Says,” May 27, 2006.

ITAR-TASS, “ Russia to Speed Up Construction of Fast Breeding Reactor,” May 29, 2006.

Karaganov, Sergey, “A New Nuclear Age?” Rossiyskaya Gazeta, May 20, 2006.

Starobin, Paul, “Of Mullahs and MADness,” National Journal, May 20, 2006, p. 20.

Warrick, Joby, “ U.S. Silence Impeding Swiss in Nuclear Case,” The Washington Post, May 26, 2006, p. A16.

India

Gaicomo, Carol, “ U.S. Said Flexible on India Nuclear Deal,” Reuters, May 22, 2006.

Hibbs, Mark, “Replication of Dhruva Reactor Proposed for Next Indian Economic Plan,” Nuclear Fuel, Vol. 31, No. 10, May 8, 2006.

Jayal, Brijesh D., “Keeping the Pledge,” The Telegraph, May 15, 2006.

Mathewson, Judith, “ U.S. Says Indian Nuclear Test Moratorium Is Key ‘Commitment,’” Bloomberg, May 17, 2006.

Perkovich, George, A Realist Case for Conditioning the U.S.-India Nuclear Deal, May 15, 2006.

Ratnam, Gopal, “Questions Trail U.S.-India Nuke Deal,” Defense News, May 15, 2006, p. 20.

Sethi, Manpreet, “Indo-U.S. Cooperation No Threat to Proliferation,” Defense News, May 15, 2006, p. 37.

Sevastopulo, Demetri, “Indian Nuclear Pact Raises Doubts in Congress,” The Financial Times, May 5, 2006.

Zee News, “Indo-US Ties Not to be Affected by Outcome of Nuke Deal: Saran,” May 26, 2006.

Iran

Arbatov, Alexei, Russia and the Iranian Nuclear Crisis, May 23, 2006.

Bloomberg, “Bush’s Offer on Iran Talks Aimed at Winning Over China, Russia,” June 1, 2006.

Der Spiegel , “Spiegel Interview with Iran’s President Ahmadinejad, ‘We Are Determined,’” May 30, 2006.

Dombey, Daniel and Findley, Stephen, “Big Powers Fail to Break Impasse on Iran’s Nuclear Program,” The Financial Times, May 25, 2006.

Ferguson , Charles D. and Mizin, Victor, “ Russia Can Help Resolve Iran Crisis,” The Baltimore Sun, May 22, 2006.

Gottemoeller, Rose, “The Russia Card,” The New York Times, May 3, 2006, p. A25.

Haghighatjoo, Fatemah, “Factional Positions on the Nuclear Issue in the Context of Iranian Domestic Politics,” Iran Analysis Quarterly, May 2006, p. 2.

Kessler, Glenn, “ U.S. Under Pressure to Talk to Tehran,” The Washington Post, May 11, 2006, p. A20.

Khalaji, Mehdi, Iran: International Pressure and Internal Conflict, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 24, 2006.

Kirgis, Frederic L., “ Iran and the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty,” ASIL Insights, Vol. 30, Iss. 13, May 30, 2006.

Kupchan, Clifford A. and Takeyh, “US Could Benefit from a Give-and-Take Strategy with Iran,” The Boston Globe, May 23, 2006.

Linzer, Dafna, “ U.S. Urges Financial Sanctions On Iran, White House Tries to Enlist Europe, Japan,” The Washington Post, May 29, 2006, p. A1.

Magnier, Mark, “ Iran Must Halt Enrichment Effort, China Official Says,” The Los Angeles Times, May 16, 2006, p. A14.

Maleki, Abbas, “ Iran is Eager to Defuse the Nuclear Squabble,” Financial Times, May 9, 2006.

Omestad, Thomas, “Face-Off,” U.S. News & World Report, May 15, 2006.

Porter, Gareth, “Burnt Offering,” American Prospect, June 6, 2006.

Reuters, “Nuclear Dispute is Basis for Iranian Computer Game,” May 28, 2006.

Rohani, Hassan, “ Iran’s Nuclear Program: The Way Out,” Time, May 9, 2006.

Ross, Dennis, “A New Strategy on Iran,” The Washington Post, May 1, 2006, p. A19.

Simon, Steven and Takeyh, Ray “Cautious Iran,” Christian Science Monitor, May 3, 2006.

Slavin, Barbara, “White House Hints at Talks with Iranians,” USA Today, May 24, 2006.

Spolar, Christine, “Iran Undeterred by Western Opposition as it Seeks Nuclear Reactors,” The Chicago Tribune, May 29, 2006.

Strobel, Warren P., “Weakening U.S.-Russian Relations Complicate Diplomacy with Iran,” Knight Ridder, May 23, 2006.

Svetlova, Ksenia and Martin, Paul, “Scheme Eyed to Halt Iranian Nuke Pursuit,” The Washington Times, May 10, 2006, p. A16.

Vick, Karl and Linzer, Dafna, “ Iran Requests Direct Talks on Nuclear Program,” The Washington Post, May 24, 2006, p. A1.

Vick, Karl, “ Iran’s Leader Writes to President Bush,” The Washington Post, May 8, 2006, p. A18.

Walker, Tom, “Suspicion Grows on Iran’s Uranium,” The Sunday Times, May 14, 2006.

Weisman, Steven R., “Help with Reactor Included in European Offer to Iran,” The New York Times, May 17, 2006, p. A6.

Zak, Chen, Nuclear Decision-Making in Iran: A Rare Glimpse, Middle East Brief, Paper 5, May 2006, 10 pp.

Zangeneh, Parisa, “Nuclear Politics, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and the Iranian People, Iran Analysis Quarterly, May 2006, 16 pp.

North Korea

Beck, Lindsay, “Envoy Says No Progress on North Korea Talks,” Reuters, May 25, 2006.

Breen, Michael, “NK as a Temporary Nuclear State,” Korea Times, May 16, 2006.

Dong-min, Lee, “ Ex-U.S. Diplomat Urges Direct Talks with North Korea,”Yonhap News Agency, May 1, 2006.

Lee, Jong-Heon, “North Korean President Stands Firm On Sanction Threat,” United Press International, May 3, 2006.

Sanger, David, “ U.S. Said to Weigh a New Approach on North Korea,” The New York Times, May 18, 2006, p. A1.

Song-wu, Park, “NK Urged to Abandon Nukes for ‘Brighter’ Future,” Korea Times, May 17, 2006.

III. Nonproliferation

Agence France-Presse, “ Russia to Remove Enriched Uranium from Satellite States by 2013,” May 29, 2006.

Associated Press, “Arab League Chief Calls for Nuclear-Free Middle East,” May 22, 2006.

Benn, Aluf, “ Israel, U.S. at Odds Over Nuke Treaty Proposal,” Haaretz, May 24, 2006.

Faulconbridge, Guy, “ Russia Wants Changes to U.S. Uranium Pact,” Reuters, May 19, 2006.

Gertz, Bill, “ U.S. ‘Disrupted’ al Qaeda WMD Efforts,” The Washington Times, May 3, 2006, p. A6.

Higgins, Alexander G., “New Treaty Proposed to Halt Nuclear Bomb-making Material,” Associated Press, May 18, 2006.

Hoehn, William, Preliminary Analysis of the U.S. State Department’s Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Request for Global WMD Threat Reduction Programs, RANSAC, May 2006.

Interfax, “Russian Company to Produce Containers for Spent Nuclear Fuel by Year-End,” May 29, 2006.

ITAR-TASS, “ Ukraine to Eliminate 3 Nuclear Weapons Storage Facilities by 2007,” May 18, 2006.

Kennedy, Harold, “ U.S. Steps Up Efforts to Keep WMD Out of Enemy Hands,” National Defense Magazine, June 2006.

Litovkin, Viktor, “ Russia Getting Rid of Floating Chernobyls,” RIA Novosti, May 16, 2006.

Miller, Judith. “Gadhafi’s Leap of Faith,” The Wall Street Journal, May 17, 2006, p. A18.

Miller, Judith, “How Gadhafi Lost His Groove,” The Wall Street Journal, May 16, 2006, p. A14.

Munger, Frank, “ Y-12 Getting Rid of Bombs,” Knoxville News Sentinel, May 29, 2006.

National Nuclear Security Administration, NNSA Marks 2-Year Anniversary of Global Program to Reduce Nuclear Threats, May 24, 2006, 2 pp.

Nesmith, Jeff, “UT Professor Fights U.S. Uranium Exports,” The Austin American-Statesman, May 13, 2006.

Page, Jeremy, “Doomsday Cargo is Safe after Top-Secret Odyssey,” The Times, May 2, 2006.

Pincus, Walter, “ U.S. to Step Up Disassembly of Older Nuclear Warheads,” The Washington Post, May 4, 2006, p. A11.

Sezer, Murad, “With All Eyes on Neighboring Iran, 34 Countries Kick Off Exercise Against WMD in Turkey,” Associated Press, May 26, 2006.

Shulman, Mark R., The Proliferation Security Initiative as a New Paradigm for Peace and Security, Strategic Studies Institute, April 2006, 58 pp.

IV. Missiles and Missile Defense

Agence France-Presse, “Kremlin Voices Concern at U.S. Conventional Missile Plans,” May 15, 2006.

Agence France-Presse, “Missile Threat to Europe Warrants Shield Says NATO Official,” May 11, 2006.

Agence France-Presse, “ Pakistan Test Fires Long Range Nuclear Capable Missile,” May 1, 2006.

Bedi, Rahul, “ India Holds Back from Test Firing Agni III,” Jane’s Defence Weekly, May 31, 2006, p. 14.

Brown, Harold and Schlesinger, James, “A Missile Strike Option We Need,” The Washington Post, May 22, 2006, p. A17.

Brown, Nick, “U.S. Test Intercepts Ballistic Missile in Descent Phase,” Jane’s Defence Weekly, May 31, 2006, p. 5.

Gordon, Michael, “ U.S. Is Proposing European Shield for Iran Missiles,” The New York Times, May 22, 2006, p. A1.

Gordon, Michael, “Pentagon Seeks Nonnuclear Tip for Sub Missiles,” The New York Times, May 29, 2006, p. A1.

Government Accountability Office, Defense Management: Actions Needed to Improve Operational Planning and Visibility of Costs for Ballistic Missile Defense, May 31, 2006, 53 pp.

Interfax-AVN, “Russian Lawmaker Sees U.S. Missile Defense Deployment in E. Europe as Threat,” May 23, 2006.

Kaplan, Fred, “Whose Missile Shield Is It, Anyway?,” Slate.com, May 23, 2006.

Mannion, Jim, “US Consults Europeans on Anti-missile Site,” Agence France-Presse, May 22, 2006.

Meyer, Henry, “Military Chief: Russia Close to Building Missile System Able to Penetrate All Defenses,” Associated Press, May 18, 2006.

Reuters, “Kremlin Expresses Alarm at U.S. Missile Plans,” May 11, 2006.

RIA Novosti, “Russian Army Chief Warns Over Non-Nuclear ICBMs,” May 18, 2006.

Sieff, Martin, “ Pakistan and India Race Rockets,” United Press International, May 12, 2006.

Sieff, Martin, “ Pakistan Tests Shaheen Missile,” United Press International, May 10, 2006.

Trimble, Stephen, “New Options Enter Race for Boost-phase Intercept Weapon,” Jane’s Defence Weekly, May 31, 2006, p. 7.

United Press International, “MIT Probe Rejects BMD Research Fraud Claim,” May 24, 2006.

Zaborsky, Victor, “Ukrainian Proliferation: Missile Export Effort Risks Treaty Violation,” Defense News, May 1, 2006, p. 37.

V. Chemical and Biological Arms

Foy, Paul, “ Russia, U.S. Lag in Destruction of Chemical Weapons,” Associated Press, May 10, 2006.

Government Accountability Office, ANTHRAX: Federal Agencies Have Taken Some Steps to Validate Sampling Methods and to Develop a Next-Generation Anthrax Vaccine, May 9, 2006, 32 pp.

Leopold, Evelyn, “Annan Urges Global Forum Against Bioweapons,” Reuters, May 3, 2006.

Litovkin, Viktor, “United States Hinders Russia’s Chemical Disarmament,” RIA Novosti, April 27, 2006

Tucker, Jonathan B. and Walker, Paul F., “A Long Way to Go in Elimination Chemical Weapons,” The Boston Globe, May 1, 2006.

Tucker, Jonathan B. and Zilinskas, Raymond A., “The Promise and Perils of Synthetic Biology,” The New Atlantis, Spring 2005.

United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission, Twenty-fifth quarterly report on the activities of the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission in accordance with paragraph 12 of Security Council resolution 1284 (1999) , May 30, 2006, 15 pp.

VI. Conventional Arms

Abdullaev, Nabi, “ Venezuela Spat Highlights U.S.-Russia Discord,” Defense News, May 29, 2006, p. 8.

Agence France-Presse, “ Taiwan Denies Plans to Cancel Arms Deal With US,” May 9, 2006.

Anderson, Guy, “Venezuela Considers Purchase of Russian Su-35 Fighters,” Jane’s Defence Weekly, May 31, 2006, p. 20.

McLean, Robert T., “From Russia with Arms,” The American Spectator, May 2, 2006.

Minnick, Wendell, “Airplane Race in Taiwan Straits,” Defense News, May 15, 2006, p. 1.

Raghuvanshi, Vivek, “India-Iran Defense Relationship Cools Slightly,” Defense News, May 1, 2006, p. 6.

Reuters, “ Germany Arrests Germans, Iranians for Iran Exports,” May 10, 2006.

Reuters, “ U.S. Senators Vow to Reform Arms Export Controls,” May 9, 2006.

RIA Novosti, “CFE Treaty Unviable, Out of Touch With Reality – Russia Diplomat,” May 31, 2006.

Scott Tyson, Ann, “Pentagon Finds China Fortifying Its Long-Range Military Arsenal,” The Washington Post, May 24, 2006, p. A17.

Tigner, Brooks, “Code Snagged on China Embargo,” Defense News, May 8, 2008, p. 10.

Traynor, Ian, “ U.S. in Secret Gun Deal: Small Arms Shipped from Bosnia to Iraq ‘Go Missing’ as Pentagon Uses Dealers,” The Guardian, May 12, 2006.

VII. U.S. Policy

Agence France-Presse, “ U.S. to Renew Diplomatic Relations With Libya,” May 15, 2006.

Dinmore, Guy, “ U.S. Presses China to Toughen Stance on Iran,” TheFinancial Times, May 11, 2006, p. A1.

LaFranchi, Howard, “A New Rival to ‘Regime Change,’” The Christian Science Monitor, May 23, 2006.

Linzer, Dafna, “ U.S. Urges Financial Sanctions on Iran: White House Tries to Enlist Europe, Japan,” The Washington Post, May 29, 2006, p. A1.

VIII. Space

Agence France-Presse, “ India Wants US to Lift Remaining Sanctions On Space Technology,” May 10, 2006.

Broad, William J., “Administration Conducting Research Into Laser Weapon,” The New York Times, May 3, 2006, p. A22.

Hitchens, Theresa and Valasek, Tomas, European Military Space Capabilities: A Primer, The Center for Defense Information, 2006.

Interfax AVN, “Russian Spy Satellites as Good as U.S.- Space Forces Commander,” May 17, 2006.

Singer, Jeremy, “USAF Interest in Lasers Triggers Concerns About Anti-Satellite Weapons,” Space News, May 1, 2006.

Wolf, Jim, “Pentagon Weapons Buyer Backs Space Missile Plan,” Reuters, May 10, 2006.

IX. Other

Bedi, Rahul, “India Releases Joint War Doctrine,” Jane’s Defence Weekly, May 31, 2006, p. 13.

Isachenkov, Vladimir, “Putin Says Russia Needs a Strong Military to Resist Political Pressure,” Associated Press, May 10, 2006.

RIA Novosti, “ITER Fusion Reactor Project Agreement Initialed At Brussels Meeting,” May 24, 2006.

Snyder, Jim, “Nuke Utilities Clamor for More Enriched Russian Uranium,” The Hill, May 24, 2006

Zlobin, Nikolai, “Worse Than the Cold War,” Nezavisimaya Gazeta, May 12, 2006, pp. 11.