November 2008 Bibliography

Arms Control in Print – November 2008

Of Special Interest

Ban Ki-moon, The United Nations and Security in a Nuclear Weapon-Free World, Address to the East-West Institute, October 24, 2008.

Burns, Nicholas, “We Should Talk to Our Enemies,” Newsweek, October 25, 2008.

Gates, Robert, Nuclear Weapons and Deterrence in the 21st Century, Transcript, The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, October 28, 2008.

Coats, Daniel R., and Robb, Charles S., “Stopping A Nuclear Tehran,” The Washington Post, October 23, 2008, p. A19.

Daalder, Ivo, and Lodal, Jan, “Nuclear Policy and the Next Administration: Toward a World Without Nuclear Weapons,” Foreign Affairs, November/December 2008, 9 pp.

Kerry, John, “Building a Stronger U.S.-India Friendship,” The Wall Street Journal, October 8, 2008.

Madhani, Aamer, “Questions and Answers with Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki,” The Chicago Tribune, October 3, 2008, p. 8.

Perkovich, George, Abolishing Nuclear Weapons: Why the United States Should Lead, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, October 2008, 7 pp.

Sestanovich, Stephen, “What Has Moscow Done?: Rebuilding U.S.-Russian Relations,” Foreign Affairs, November/December 2008, 9 pp.

I. Strategic Arms

Anthony Aust, Masahiko Asada, Edward Ifft, Nicholas Kyriakopoulos, Jenifer Mackby, Bernard Massinon, Arend Meerburg, Bernard Sitt, A New Look at the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban-Treaty (CTBT), International Group on Global Security (IGGS), Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael, Security Paper No. 6, September 2008, 51 pp. 

Associated Press, “Russia Insists Its Nuclear Arsenal Is Secure,” October 31, 2008.

Charbonneau, Louis, “Russia Says U.S. Blocking Nuclear Arms Reduction Talks,” Reuters, September 29, 2008.

Grossman, Elaine M., “Gates Sees Stark Choice on Nuke Tests, Modernization,” Global Security Newswire, October 29, 2008.

Interfax/AVN, “Moscow, Washington Could Agree on New Document,” October 21, 2008.

Kazak, Sergey “Russia: Nuclear Forces Projection Up to 2020,” RIA-Novosti, October 29, 2008.

Lubold, Gordon, “US Air Force Seeks to Fix Nuclear Mission,” The Christian Science Monitor, October 23, 2008, p. 3.

The Moscow Times, “U.S., Russia to Meet Over Arms Control,” October 20, 2008.

Murdock, Clark, “DOD and the Nuclear Mission,” Joint Force Quarterly, Issue 51, 4th Quarter 2008, pp. 13-20.

National Nuclear Security Administration, Nuclear Weapons Dismantlements Up 20 Percent, October 1, 2008.

The New York Times, “New and Unnecessary,” October 12, 2008, p. A28.

Pincus, Walter, “Making a Pitch for Nuclear Warhead Program, The Washington Post, October 6, 2008, p. A13.

Pincus, Walter, “Gates Suggests New Arms Deal With Russia,” The Washington Post, October 29, 2008, p. A09.

United States Air Force Nuclear Task Force, Reinvigorating the Air Force Nuclear Enterprise, October 24, 2008.

II. Nuclear Proliferation

Associated Press, “German’s Trial Over Libya Nuclear Program Nears End,” October 9, 2008.

Choubey, Deepti, Are New Nuclear Bargains Attainable?, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, October 2008, 26 pp.

ElBaradei, Mohamed, Statement to the Sixty-Third Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly, October 28, 2008.

Hibbs, Mark, “Lerch Admits he Aided Network; South African Data Under Wraps,” Nuclear Fuels, October 20, 2008. pg. 6.

Homola, Victor, “Germany: Engineer Jailed for Aiding Libya’s Nuclear Weapons Program,” The New York Times, October 16, 2008.


Agence France-Presse, “US to Send Nuclear Mission to India,” October 15, 2008.

Baker, Peter, “Senate Approves India Nuclear Treaty,” The New York Times, October 2, 2008, p. A8.

Bagchi, Indrani, “Japan Refuses to Commit on N-Pact,” The Times of India, October 23, 2008.

Department of State, U.S.-India Civil Nuclear Cooperation Initiative, October 15, 2008.

Dikshit, Sandeep, “Nuclear Pact with Kazakhstan Likely During PM’s Visit,” The Hindu, October 16, 2008.

The Economic Times, “India Free to Nuke Bomb: Pranab,” October 27, 2008.

Glosserman, Brad, and Bates, Gill, “Widespread Fallout From India-US Pact,” The Asia Times, October 28, 2008.

Hibbs, Mark, “Canada Seeks India Cooperation Pact Following NSG Sanctions Exemption,” Nuclear Fuels, October 6, 2008, pg. 18

The Japan Times, “NPT at a Crossroads,” October 9, 2008.

Kessler, Glenn, “Senate Backs Far-Reaching Nuclear Trade Deal With India,” The Washington Post, October 2, 2008, p. A17.

LaFranchi, Howard, “Fallout of U.S.-India Nuke Deal,” The Christian Science Monitor, October 24, 2008.

Rajghatta, Chidanand, “Bush Keeps His Word on Nuke Deal, Assures Fuel Supply and Reprocessing Rights,” The Times of India, October 9, 2008.

Rosenkratz, Holly and Gienger, Viola, “Bush Signs Indian Measure Promoting Nuclear Energy,” Bloomberg, October 8, 2008.

The Times of India, “US Rules Out India-Like Nuke Deal with Pakistan,” October 3, 2008.

The Times of India, “South Africa Ready to Supply Uranium to India,” October 15, 2008. 


Agence France-Presse, “Iran Targets Iranian Bank With Sanctions,” October 22, 2008.

Agence France-Presse, “IAEA Still Undecided on Nature of Iran Program,” October 27, 2008.

Associated Press, “US Slaps Sanctions on Iran’s Revolutionary Guards,” October 23, 2008.

Balmer, Crispian, “NATO Doubts the World Will Stop Iran Getting Bomb,” Reuters, October 6, 2008.

Cohen, Roger, “Iran is Job One,” The New York Times, October 22, 2008.

Cordesman, Anthony, Iranian Weapons of Mass Destruction, Center for Strategic and International Studies, October 14, 2008, 49 pp.

Crumley, Bruce, “Changing the Conventional Wisdom About Iran,” TIME, October 4, 2008.

Der Spiegel, “Berlin Plans to Deter Trade with Iran,” October 20, 2008.

Dombey, Daniel, and Blitz, James, “Go-It-Alone Plan on Iran Sanctions,” The Financial Times, October 12, 2008.

Friedman, Thomas L., “Sleepless in Tehran,” The New York Times, October 28, 2008, p. A31.

Gardiner, Sam, Dangerous and Getting More Dangerous: The Delicate Situation Between the United States and Iran, The Century Foundation, October 2008, 31 pp.

Jahn, George, “Intel Says Iran Plans Secret Nuclear Experiments,” Associated Press, October 30, 2008.

Jordan, Frank, “Larijani says Iran Wants Nuclear Talks to Continue,” October 14, 2008.

Kessler, Glenn, “Russian Arms Exporter Sanctioned Over Iran,” The Washington Post, October 25, 2008, p. A12.

Melander, Ingrid, “Iran Ties Enrichment Halt to Fuel Import Guarantee,” Reuters, October 2, 2008.

Mozgoaya, Natasha, “Dennis Ross on Why He’s Working for Obama and How He’d Talk to Iran,” Ha’aretz, October 18, 2008.

Nasr, Vali, “Obama is Right About Talking to Iran,” The Wall Street Journal, October 13, 2008.

Pallaschke, Diethard, “The Country With Real Leverage in Tehran,” The Wall Street Journal, October 7, 2008.

RIA Novosti, “Iran Hails Progress in Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant Construction,” October 14, 2008.

Sciolino, Elaine, “Nuclear Aid by Russian to Iranians Suspected,” The New York Times, October 9, 2008, p. A6.

U.S Department of State, Recent U.S. Actions to Halt Iran’s Procurement Practices for Attempted Acquisition of WMD-Related Items, September 30, 2008.

North Korea

Agence France-Presse, “NKorea Continuing Moves to Restart Nuclear Program: US,” October 3, 2008.

Agence France-Presse, “US Says No Decision ‘Yet’ on Removing NKorea From Blacklist,” October 10, 2008.

Agence France-Presse, “NKorea Seeks Farm Aid for Dismantlement: Report,” October 23, 2008.

BBC News, “N Korea ‘Puts Back Reactor Seals’,” October 17, 2008.

BBC News, “North Korean Leader ‘In Hospital’,” October 28, 2008.

Bolton, John, “Bush’s North Korea Surrender Will Have Lasting Consequences,” The Wall Street Journal, October 13, 2008, p. 19.

Cha, Victor, “Delisting North Korea,” The Washington Post, October 13, 2008, p. A21.

Cooper, Helene, “North Korea Is Off Terror List After Deal With U.S.,” The New York Times, October 12, 2008, p. A1.

Cossa, Ralph A., “North Korea: Settling for Half a Loaf,” The Japan Times, October 20, 2008.

Heinrich, Mark, “N.Korea Bars Monitors From Atom Complex: Diplomats,” Reuters, October 9, 2008.

Karl, Jonathan, and Radia, Kirit, “Coming Soon: Deal with North Korea … or 2nd Nuclear Test?,” ABCNews, October 9, 2008.

Kessler, Glenn, “U.S. Seems Set to Take N. Korea off Terror List,” The Washington Post, October 10, 2008, p. A16.

Kim, Hyung-Jin, “US, NKorea Seek Compromise in Nuclear Deadlock,” Associated Press, October 7, 2008.

Kim, Hyung-Jin, “NKorea May Be Developing Small Nuclear Warhead,” Associated Press, October 8, 2008.

Klinger, Bruce, North Korea Nuclear Verification: Has the U.S. Blinked?, Heritage Foundation WebMemo, October 31, 2008.

Lee, Matthew, “US Seeks Support Before Delisting North Korea,” October 10, 2008.

McCormack, Sean, Briefing on North Korea With Special Envoy for the Six-Party Talks Ambassador Sung Kim, Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Sean McCormack, Assistant Secretary of State for Verification, Compliance, and Implementation Paula DeSutter, and Acting Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation Patricia McNerney, U.S. Department of State, October 11, 2008.

Namkung, K.A. and Sigal, Leon, “Setting a New Course with North Korea,” The Washington Times, October 19, 2008.

The New York Times, “The Latest North Korea Deal,” October 13, 2008, p. A28.

The Times of India, “North Korea Extracted 30.8 kg of Plutonium,” October 24, 2008.

Tomero, Leonor and Ptacin, Adam, Will Ill Kim Jong-Il Derail Disarmament, The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, October 6, 2008.

Sang-hun, Choe, and Cooper, Helene, “North Korea to Resume Disabling Nuclear Plant,” The New York Times, October 12, 2008, p. A6.

Sevastopulo, Demetri and Pilling, David, “Japan Rejects N Korea Nuclear Proposal,” The Financial Times, October 10, 2008.

U.S. Department of State, U.S.-North Korea Understandings on Verification, October 11, 2008.

Wright, Robin, “Stuart Levey’s War,” The New York Times, October 31, 2008.

Xinhua, “Russian, DPRK FMs Hold Talks on Bilateral Ties, Nuke Issue,” October 15, 2008.


El-Feki, Mustafa, “Sleight of Hand,” Al-Ahram (Egypt), October 23-29, 2008.


Agence France-Presse, “Syria Says Nuclear Cooperation not at Security Expense,” October 3, 2008.

Associated Press, “Syria Would Consider Another UN Nuke Agency Visit,” October 29, 2008.

Hibbs, Mark, “Key IAEA Directors Not Inclined to Press for Special Syria Probe,” Nucleonics Week, October 9, 2008.

Hibbs, Mark, “Evidence From IAEA Graphite Probe Not Critical to Syria Reactor Case,” Nuclear Fuels, October 20, 2008, p. 7.

Jahn, George, “Diplomats: IAEA Says Syrian Nuke Info Needs Probe,” The Associated Press, October 29, 2008.


Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Nuclear Security in Pakistan After Musharraf, WMD Insights, October 2008, 6 pp.

Agence France-Presse, “Pakistan PM Calls for US Nuclear Deal Like India’s,” October 2, 2008.

Reuters, “Pakistan Trumpets China Ties, Gets Nuke Plants Offer,” October 18, 2008.

Webb, Greg, “China to Provide Nuclear Reactors to Pakistan,” Global Security Newswire, October 20, 2008.

III. Nonproliferation

Alger, Justin, A Guide to Global Nuclear Governance: Safety, Security and Nonproliferation, The Centre for International Governance Innovation, September 2008, 11 pp.

Allison, Graham, “Nonproliferation,” International Herald Tribune, October 9, 2008, p. 8.

Faulconbridge, Guy, “U.S. Slaps Sanctions on Chinese and Russian Firms,” Reuters, October 24, 2008.

Heinrich, Mark, “IAEA Nations Urge Non-Nuclear Mideast in Bitter Vote,” Reuters, October 4, 2008.

Hibbs, Mark, “Several IAEA States Cool to ElBaradei’s 2020 Report,” Nucleonics Week, October 16, 2008, pg. 8.

National Nuclear Security Administration, Highly Enriched Uranium Removed from Hungary, October 23, 2008.

Perkovich, George, Principles For Reforming the Nuclear Order, Ifri Security Studies Center, Proliferation Paper No. 22, Fall 2008, 21 pp.

Webb, Gerg, “IAEA Inks Cooperation Deal with Russian Center,” Global Security Newswire, October 22, 2008.

IV. Missiles and Missile Defense

Abdullav, Nabi, “Russia: No S-300 Missile Systems to Iran,” DefenseNews, October 9, 2008.

Associated Press, “Russian Missile Makes Record Flight,” October 11, 2008.

Blair, David, “Israel Building New Missile Defense Shield to Protect Against Rocket Attacks,” The Telegraph, October 6, 2008.

Kommersant, “Quite a Few Nations Interested in Russia’s Iskander-E Missiles,” October 1, 2008.

McGirk, Tim, and Klein, Aaron J., “Israelis Wary of a US Radar Base in the Negev,” TIME, October 2, 2008.

RIA Novosti, “Czech MPs May Launch Ratification of U.S. Shield Deal in Nov.,” October 1, 2008.

The Telegraph, “Russia Plans Biggest Missile Test for 24 Years,” October 7, 2008.

V. Chemical and Biological Arms

Chertoff, Michael, “Confronting Biological Threats to the Homeland,” Joint Force Quarterly, Issue 51, 4th Quarter 2008, pp. 8-12.

Cordesman, Anthony, Iranian Weapons of Mass Destruction: Capabilities, Developments, and Strategic Uncertainties (Chemical Weapons Programs), Center for Strategic and International Studies, October 22, 2008, 25 pp.

Cordesman, Anthony, Iranian Weapons of Mass Destruction: Biological Weapons Programs, Center for Strategic and International Studies, October 28, 2008.

Global Security Newswire, “World Destroys 41 Percent of Chemical Warfare Agents,” October 30, 2008.

Elshamy, Anwar, “Qatar’s Steps to Ban Chemical Arms Lauded,” Gulf News (Qatar), October 20, 2008.

Environment News Service, “South Korea Completes Destruction of Its Chemical Weapons Stockpile,” October 17, 2008.

VI. Conventional Arms

Adams, Jonathan, “Taiwan Arms Deal Sours U.S.-China Relations,” The Christian Science Monitor, October 6, 2008.

Agence France-Presse, “Increased African Support for Cluster Bombs Treaty,” October 1, 2008.

Associated Press, “Venezuela to Buy Russian Tanks, Armored Vehicles,” October 17, 2008.

BBC News, “Hijacked Tanks ‘for South Sudan’,” October 7 2008.

Gertz, Bill, “China Report Urges Missile Shield,” The Washington Times, October 1, 2008.

IceNews (Iceland), “Norway Officially Bans All Cluster Weapons,” October 27, 2008.

Kommersant, “Russia Ranks 2nd in Arms Sales,” October 30, 2008.

Magnier, Mark, “China Cancels Visit Over U.S. Arms Sales to Taiwan,” The Los Angeles Times, October 7, 2008.

Mroue, Bassem, “Lebanon Demining Program Running Out of Money,” Associated Press, October 17, 2008.

Snyder, Charles, “State Department Approves Arms Sales,” Taipei Times, October 4, 2008, pg. 1.

Xinhua, “Australia to Sign International Treaty to Ban Cluster Bombs,” October 21, 2008.

Tiebel, Amy, “Olmert to Urge Moscow: Don’t Arm Israel’s Enemies,” Associated Press, October 5, 2008.

Williams, Dan, “Israel Switches From U.S. Cluster Bombs, Buys Local,” Reuters, September 30, 2008.

VII. U.S. Policy

Bolfrass, Alex, The U.S.-German Tactical Nuclear Weapons Dillemma, The Henry L. Stimson Center, October 30, 2008.

Cole, August, and Dreazen, Yochi, “Boots on the Ground or Weapons in the Sky,” The Wall Street Journal, October 30, 2008, p. A14.

Grossman, Elaine, M. “Obama Adviser Backs Missile Defenses in Europe,” Global Security Newswire, October 2, 2008.

Grossman, Elaine M., “New U.S. Africa Command to Support WMD Tracking,” Global Security Newswire, October 8, 2008.

Karl, Jonathan, “Exclusive: Petraeus Wants to go to Syria; Bush Administration Says No,” ABCNews, October 30, 2008.

Litwak, Robert S. “Regime Change 2.0,” The Wilson Quarterly, Autumn 2008, p. 22-27.

VIII. Space

Gertz, Bill, “Inside the Ring: Pentagon to Study Space-Based Missile Defenses,” The Washington Times, October 16, 2008.

Krepon, Michael, What Next For U.S. Space Diplomacy?, The Henry L. Stimson Center, October 10, 2008.

Krepon, Michael, Space: The Vulnerable Frontier, The Henry L. Stimson Center, October 29, 2008.

Vanden Brook, Tom, “Pentagon Envisions Spaceships Troopers,” USA Today, October 15, 2008, p. 7.

Wolf, Jim, “U.S. to Study Possible Space-Based Defense,” Reuters, October 17, 2008.

IX. Other

Agence France-Presse, “Afghanistan Elected to IAEA Board,” October 3, 2008.

Associated Press, “Venezuela, France Eye Nuclear Energy Cooperation,” October 2, 2008.

The Economist, “Who Wins, Nukes,” October 2, 2008.

Elliot, Dan, “Air Force: Nuke Missile Silo Fire Went Undetected,” Associated Press, October 30, 2008.

Global Security Newswire,
“Markey Seeks Bush View of Cargo Scanning,” October 31, 2008.

Hall, Mimi, “2012 Deadline to Scan All Port Cargo Won’t Be Met,” USA Today, October 20, 2008.

Norington, Brad, “Control Nuclear Weapons or Risk New Hiroshima: Evans,” The Australian, October 21, 2008.

Squassoni, Sharon, Nuclear Renaissance: Is It Coming? Should It?, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, October 2008, 8 pp.

Tirone, Jonathan, “Nuclear Terrorism Is No. 1 Threat, ElBaradei Says,” Bloomberg, September 30, 2008.

Webb, Greg, “U.S. Takes Back HEU Fuel From Overseas Reactors,” Global Security Newswire, October 7, 2008.