March 2009 Bibliography

Of Special Interest

Bayh, Evan, Creating a Nuclear Fuel Bank, Progressive Policy Institute Memo to the President, January 15, 2009.

Blair, Dennis C., Annual Threat Assessment of the Intelligence Community for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, February 12, 2009.

Corden, Pierce S., "Organizing for Arms Control in the Obama Administration," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, January 12, 2009.

Choubey, Deepti and Schwartz, Stephen I., Nuclear Security Spending: Assessing Costs, Examining Priorities, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, January 2009.

ElBaradei, Mohamed, "Five Steps Towards Abolishing Nuclear Weapons," Sueddeutsche, February 4, 2009.

Kissinger, Henry A., "Our Nuclear Nightmare," Newsweek, February 7, 2009.

Perkovich, George and Acton, James, Abolishing Nuclear Weapons: A Debate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Proliferation Analysis, February 2009.

I. Strategic Arms

Blomfield, Adrian, "Cold Warrior Henry Kissinger Woos Russia for Barack Obama," The Telegraph, February 6, 2009.

Cooper, Helene and Kulish, Nicholas, "Biden Signals U.S. is Open to Russia Missile Deal," The New York Times, February 7, 2009.

Corby, Denis, Courtney, William, and, Yalowitz, Kenneth, "Russia's Next Flash Point," International Herald Tribune, January 6, 2009.

Field Marshal Lord Bramall, General Lord Ramsbotham, General Sir Hugh Beach, "UK Does Not Need a Nuclear Deterrent," The London Times Online, January 16, 2009.

Krepon, Michael, Better Safe than Sorry: The Ironies of Living with the Bomb, The Henry L. Stimson Center, February 5, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, "Russia Outlines Strategic Arms Control Goals," February 20, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, "Sea Testing Begins on French Nuclear Missile Submarine," January 27, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, "U.S. Readies New Uranium Casting Technology," January 22, 2009.

Isachenkov, Vladimir, "Russia Focuses on Upgrading its Nuclear Arsenals," Associated Press, February 25, 2009.

Minnick, Wendell, "China's Nuclear Commander Vows Buildup," Defense News, February 3, 2009.

Pincus, Walter, "Panel Urges Keeping U.S. Nuclear Arms in Europe," The Washington Post, January 9, 2009.

RIA Novosti, "Russia Can Launch ICBMs at Minutes Notice - Missile Forces Chief," February 11, 2009.

Sieff, Martin, "Russia Wants New START and BMD Bases Scrapped," United Press International, February 3, 2009.

Squassoni, Sharon, The New Disarmament Discussion, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Proliferation Analysis, January 2009.

Thompson, Mark, "Obama's Showdown Over Nukes," Time, January 26, 2009.

The London Times Online, "President Obama Seeks Russia Deal to Slash Nuclear Weapons," February 4, 2009.

Trenin, Dmitri, "Give Them an Obama I," Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Proliferation Analysis, January 19, 2009.

Turpen, Elizabeth, Retaining Nuclear Know-how, The Henry L. Stimson Center, February 9, 2009.

II. Nuclear Proliferation

Albright, David, Brannan, Paul, and Scheel, Andrea, "Profitable and Low-Penalty: illicit Procurement of Items with Nuclear Applications for Pakistan," Institute for Science and International Security, February 27, 2009.

Broad, William J., "Swiss Release Suspect in Nuclear Case," The New York Times, January 23, 2009.

Davis, Zachary S., "Bombs Away: Interdicting Proliferation," The American Interest, January/February 2009, pp. 32-39.

Global Security Newswire, "Missing Russian Plutonium Could Fuel 25 Nuclear Weapons, Former Air Force Chief Says," January 28, 2009.

Heinrich, Mark, "IAEA Urged to Impose 'Special' Inspection on Syria," Reuters, February 26, 2009.

Min Lee, Chung, "The Evolution of the North Korean Nuclear Crisis: Implication for Iran," French Institute for International Relations Security Studies Center, Winter 2009.

Mistry, Dinshaw, "Tempering Optimism about Nuclear Deterrence in South Asia," Security Studies, Jan/Feb. 2009, pg. 148-182.

Stewart Bell and Adrian Humphreys, "Canadian pleads guilty to buying missiles for Tamil Tigers," The Vancouver Sun, January 26, 2009.

Webb, Greg, "IAEA Rejects Syrian Uranium Claim," Global Security Newswire, February 19, 2009.

World Nuclear News, "Enrichment Group to Grow," February 10, 2009.

Waraich, Omar, "Freedom for Pakistan's Nuclear Proliferator," Time, February 6, 2009.


Albright, David, Brannan, Paul, and Scheel, Andrea, An Inside Look: India's Procurement of Tributyl Phosphate (TBP) for its Unsafeguarded Nuclear Program, Institute for Science and International Security, January 28, 2009.

Davison, Sarah, "India Risks Losing its Nuclear Ally in Washington," The National, January 29, 2009.

The Economic Times, "India Ready for Ban on Nuclear Weapons, NSA," February 7, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, "India Nuclear Submarine Trials Planned for February," February 20, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, "U.S. Nuclear Sales to India Could Face Long Delays," January 21, 2009.

Müller, Jörn, "The Signing of the U.S.-India Agreement Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy," Göttingen Journal of International Law, January 2009.

Singh, Shalini, "US Nuclear Mission to Visit India," The Times of India, January 6, 2009.

Tellis, Ashley J., Delivering on the Promise: Advancing U.S. Relations with India, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Proliferation Analysis, January 2009.


Albright, David, Jacqueline Shire, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Scheel, Nuclear Iran: Not Inevitable: Essential Background and Recommendations for the Obama Administration, Institute for Science and International Security, January 21, 2009.

Albright, David, Brannan, Paul, and Shire, Jacqueline, Is Iran Running Out of Yellowcake?, Institute for Science and International Security, February 11, 2009.

Associated Press, "Analysis: Iran Can Up Nuke Program," February 26, 2009.

Bolton, John, "Bolton: A Circular Negotiations Game?" The Washington Times, January 27, 2009.

Bolton, John, "Obama Promises Bush III on Iran," The Wall Street Journal, January 2, 2009.

Borger, Julian, "Iran has Enriched Enough Uranium to Make Bomb, IAEA Says," The Guardian Online, February 19, 2009.

Bozorgmehr, Najmeh and Khalaf, Roula, "Iran Says U.S. Must Accept Nuclear Programme," The Financial Times, February 4, 2009.

Bozorgmehr, Najmeh and Khalaf, Roula, "Tests for Tehran," The Financial Times, February 12, 2009.

Bryant, Chris and Ben Hall, "Paris and Berlin Could Toughen Iran Sanctions," The Financial Times, February 4, 2009.

Burns, Roberts, "Former Pentagon Chief Predicts Iran Crisis Soon," Associated Press, January 8, 2009.

Champion, Marc, "ElBaradei Urges U.S., Iran to Meet," The Wall Street Journal, January 30, 2009.

Chubin, Shahram, "Iran's Power in Context," Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Proliferation Analysis, February 2009.

Cooper, Helene and Landler, Mark, "On Iran, Obama Plans Talk and Some Toughness," The New York Times, February 3, 2009.

Daniszewski, John, "Netanyahu: Iran Nukes Trump Global Economy," Associated Press, January 29, 2009.

Delpech, Thérèse, Levite, Ariel (Eli), and Perkovich, George, Talk Nuclear With Iran Now, With a Time Limit, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Proliferation Analysis, February 3, 2009.

Dyomkin, Denis and Guy Faulconbridge, "Russia to Start Iran Nuclear Plant by Year End," Reuters, February 5, 2009.

Simpson, Glenn R. and Soloman, Jay, "Fresh Clues of Iranian Nuclear Intrigue," The Wall Street Journal, January 16, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, "Iran Denies Uranium Yellowcake Shortage" January 30, 2009

Global Security Newswire, "Iran Running Low on Uranium Yellowcake, Officials Say" January 26, 2009

Global Security Newswire, "U.N. Powers to Confer on Iran," January 22, 2009.

Hess, Pamela, "Hayden: al-Qaida Boxed in, Iran Near Nuke Decision," Associated Press, January 16, 2009.

Hughes, John, "A Russian Answer to Iran's Threat," The Christian Science Monitor, February 19, 2009.

IAEA Director General, Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and Relevant Provisions of Security Council Resolutions 1737( 2006), 1747 (2007), 1803 (2008), and 1835 (2008) in the Islamic Republic of Iran, February 19, 2009.

Murphy, Francois, "Iran Cooperation Poor, But Slows Nuclear Growth, IAEA," Reuters, February 17, 2009.

Roberts Jr., Arch, "Why Iran Seeks Nuclear Weapons," The Epoch Times, January 25, 2009.

Sanger, David E., "U.S. Rejected Aid for Israeli Raid on Iranian Nuclear Site," The New York Times, January 11, 2009, p. A1.

Bajaj, Vikas and Eligson, John, "Iran Moved Billions via U.S. Banks," The New York Times, January 9, 2009, p. B1.

Warrick, Joby, "Iran Using Fronts to Get Bomb Parts From U.S.," The Washington Post, January 11, 2009, p. A01.

Weinthal, Benjamin, "How Europe's Companies are Feeding Iran's Bomb," The Wall Street Journal, February 5, 2009. 

North Korea

Association of Fundraising Professionals, "S. Korea to Name New Nuclear Negotiator with North Korea," February 27, 2009.

Associated Press, "NKorea could give up nukes for US ties," January 21, 2009.

Bolton, John R., "Hillary Clinton's North Korea Naivete," Los Angeles Times, February 18, 2009.

Chang Jae-Soon, "SKorean Nuclear Team to Inspect NKorean Fuel Rods," Associated Press, January 14, 2009.

Luce, Edward, Sevastopulo, Demetri, and Ward, Andrew, "US Warns on North Korea Nuclear Intent," Financial Times, January 18, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, "North Korea Has Weapon-Grade Uranium, Rice Says," January 16, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, "North Korean Leader Pledges Support for Denuclearization," January 23, 2009.

Harrison, Selig S., "Living With a Nuclear North Korea," The Washington Post, February 17, 2009, p. A13.

Huntley, Wade, "The Promise of the Six-Party Process," Foreign Policy in Focus, February 10, 2009.

International Herald Tribune, "Carter Says US Can Get North Korea to Give Up Nukes," January 27, 2009.

Jong-Heon, Lee, "North Korea Back to Brinkmanship," United Press International Asia, February 6, 2009.

Kessler, Glenn, "White House Voices Concern On North Korea and Uranium," The Washington Post, January 8, 2009, p. A11.

Kim Tong, "Obama can disarm nuclear North Korea," Korea Times, January 23, 2009.

Stares, Paul B. and Wit, Joel S., Preparing for Sudden Change in North Korea, Council Special Report No. 42, January 2009.

Reuters, "North Korea Says South Exercises Could Provoke War," January 24, 2009.

Jung Sung-ki, "Debate Re-ignited Over N. Korea's Nuclear Status," The Korea Times, February 6, 2009.


Associated Press, "Pakistan, India Exchange Nuclear Facilities Lists," January 1, 2009.

Gehriger, Von Urs, "Interview with AQ Khan," Die Weltwoche, January 21, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, "New Strategy Needed for Pakistan, U.S. WMD Panel Members Say," January 23, 2009.

Sanger, David E., "Obama's Worst Pakistan Nightmare," The New York Times, January 11, 2009, p. MM32.


Hibbs, Mark, "UO2-Like Find in Syrian Samples Might Point to Oxidized Metal Fuel," Nuclear Fuel, February 23, 2009.

IAEA Director General, Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic, February 19, 2009.

Jahn, George, "Diplomats: Syria Puts Missile Facility on Hit Site," February 24, 2009.

III. Nonproliferation

Darcy, Darlene, "Sensor Maker Helps Fight 'Trojan' Nuclear Threats," Washington Business Journal, January 22, 2009.

The Economist, "Nuclear Safeguards: Every Little Helps," January 8, 2009.

Evans, Gareth, Yoriko Kawaguchi, and Mathews, Jessica T., The International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament: Breaking the Stalemate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Proliferation Analysis, February 17, 2009.

Finlay, Brian D., and Turpen, Elizabeth, The Next 100 Project: Leveraging National Security Assistance to Meet Developing World Needs, The Henry L. Stimson Center and the Stanley Foundation, February 2009.

Global Security Newswire, "Canada Boosts Nonproliferation Aid for Ukraine," January 22, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, "CTR Program Eliminated Hundreds of Nuclear Weapons in 2008," January 26, 2009.

Goldschmidt, Pierre, Exposing Nuclear Non-compliance, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Proliferation Analysis, February-March 2009.

Squassoni, Sharon, British and French Nuclear Submarine Collision and Nonproliferation, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Proliferation Analysis, February 19, 2009.

Tisdall, Simon, "The Nuclear-free Dream Fades," The Guardian, January 22, 2009.

The Washington Post, "A Conversation with Mohamed ElBaradei," February 1, 2009.

IV. Missiles and Missile Defense

Agence France-Presse, "Pentagon Denies Missile Defense Talks with India," January 8, 2009.

Andreasen, Steve, "Rethinking U.S. Missile Defense," San Francisco Chronicle, January 29, 2009.

Spring, Baker, Brookes, Peter, and Carafano, James Jay, "Obama Should Boost Armed Services' Role in Missile Defense," United Press International, January 20, 2009.

Broad, William J., "Syria Discloses Missile Facility, Europeans Say," The New York Times, February 24, 2009.

Cooper, Helene and Kulish, Nicholas, "Biden Hints at Compromise with Russia on Missile Defense Plan," International Herald Tribune, February 8, 2009.

Czuczka, Tony, "Steinmeier Seeks U.S. Missile Defense Shift, Sueddeutsche Says," Bloomberg, February 3, 2009.

Bokhari, Farhan and Kazmin, Amy, "New Delhi Weighs Up US Missile Shield," Financial Times, January 8, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, "Belarus Says Air-Defense Deal with Russia Not Directed at U.S.," February 10, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, "India Plans Missile Defense Test," January 23, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, "Poland, Czech Republic Worried by Obama's Intentions on Missile Defense," February 19, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, "Russian Space Agency to Support Nuclear Missile Project," January 28, 2009.

Gray, Andrew, "U.S. to Review Europe Missile Shield Under Obama," Reuters, January 15, 2009.

Harden, Blaine, "North Korea Puts Launch in Innocuous Terms," The Washington Post, February 25, 2009, p. A11.

Herskovitz, Jon, "North Korea Assembling Longest-Range Missile-paper," Reuters, February 13, 2009.

Herskovitz, Jon, "N. Korea Eyes Disputed Sea Border for Missiles-Media," Reuters, February 5, 2009.

Jones, Gareth, "Poles, Czechs Wary on Russia Missile Move, Eye Obama," Reuters, January 29, 2009.

Kilner, James and Lowe, Christian, "U.S. Offers Moscow Concession on Missile Shield," Reuters, February 13, 2009.

Lowe, Christian, "Russia Offers Obama Olive Branch on Missiles," Reuters, January 28, 2009.

Mistry, Dinshaw and Ferguson, Charles D., "Iran's Missiles: Don't Go Ballistic," International Herald Tribune, February 4, 2009.

Rubin, Uzi, "Yes We Should Worry About Iran's Satellite," The Wall Street Journal, February 21, 2009.

Shalal-Esa, Andrea, "Obama Renews Pledge to Invest in Military," Reuters, January 20, 2009.

Taipei Times, "China's 'Missile Reduction' is Fantasy," January 6, 2009, p. 8.

Thompson, Loren B., "Ballistic Missile Threat Growing in 21st Century," United Press International, January 22, 2009.

Thompson, Loren B., "Kinetic Energy Weapons May be Best Way to Intercept Missiles," United Press International, February 6, 2009.

V. Chemical and Biological Arms

Global Security Newswire, "New Russian Chemical Destruction Site Reaches Milestone," February 2, 2009

Global Security Newswire, "Scientists See Bioterrorism Threat, Doubt Their Work Could Contribute to Attack," February 6, 2009.

Lake, Eli, "Al-Qaeda Bungles Arms Experiment," The Washington Times, January 19, 2009.

Margolin, Josh and Ted Sherman, "UMDNJ Facility Loses Two Plague-Infected Dead Lab Mice," The Star-Ledger, February 7, 2009.

McElroy, Damien, "Syria 'Rebuilding' Chemical Weapons Capability," The Telegraph, February 18, 2009.

Reuters, "Study Raises Hope of Anthrax Vaccine Pill," February 16, 2009.

Schneidmiller, Chris, "Iraq Joins Chemical Weapons Convention," Global Security Newswire, January 14, 2009.

VI. Conventional Arms

Associated Press, "HRW Calls on Mideast States to Ban Cluster Weapons," January 26, 2009.

Boessenkool, Antonie and Raghuvanshi, Vivek, "India Balks at C-130, P-8 Restrictions," Defense News, February 8, 2009.

Byrne, Rory, "Unexploded Bombs Still Taking Toll in Laos," Voice of America, February 2, 2009.

Chang, Andrei, "China Expanding African Arms Sales," United Press International Asia, January 26, 2009.

CNN, "Thousands of Guns U.S. Sent to Afghanistan are Missing," February 12, 2009.

Cohen, Ariel, "Can the U.S. F-35 Fighter Destroy Russia's S-300 systems?" United Press International, January 20, 2009.

FARS News Agency, "Iran Starts Manufacture of Stealth Aircraft," January 26, 2009.

Fifield, Anna, "Gaza injuries put focus on phosphorus," Financial Times, January 22, 2009.

Fletcher, Martin, "Israel 'admits' using white phosphorus munitions," The London Times Online, January 21, 2009.

MacDonald, Fraser, "Primitive missiles that are miles away from rocket science," The Herald, January 23, 2009.

Miks, Jason, "F-22 Export Ban, Collective Security Test U.S.-Japan Defense Ties," World Politics Review, January 30, 2009.

Jung Sung-Ki, "Seoul to Deploy Bunker-Busting Bomb by 2012," The Korea Times, January 18, 2009.

Muhumed, Malkhadir M., "Somali Pirates: We're Freeing Ukraine Arms Ship," Associated Press, February 5, 2009.

Nessman, Ravi, "UN: 52 Civilians Killed in a Dar in Sri Lanka War," Associated Press, February 4, 2009.

RIA Novosti, "Russia May Build More Krivak Class Frigates for India," February 4, 2009.

Schaerlaeckens, Leander, "France Transfers More Anti-Tank Missile Technology to India," United Press International, February 9, 2009.

U.S. Department of State, "U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Program in Afghanistan," January 23, 2009.

VII. U.S. Policy

Boot, Max, "No Room for Israel Under America's Umbrella," Financial Times, January 27, 2009.

Cirincione, Joe, "Cut the Nuclear Pork from the Stimulus Bill," The Huffington Post, February 9, 2009.

Dunlop, Sean and du Preez, Jean, "The United States and the CTBT: Renewed Hope or Politics as Usual," The Nuclear Threat Initiative Issue Brief, February 2009.

Global Security Newswire, "Administration Considers Placing U.S. Nuclear Complex Under Pentagon Control," February 5, 2009.

Grossman, Elaine M., "Nuclear Arms Experts Tee Up Spending Debate for Obama," Global Security Newswire, January 13, 2009.

John R. Bolton, and John Yoo, "Restore the Senate's Treaty Power," The New York Times, January 5, 2009, p. A21.

Kessler, Glenn, "Veteran Mideast Envoy Ross Named to Advise Clinton on Iran Strategy," The Washington Post, February 24, 2009, p. A04.

Pincus, Walter, "Clinton's Goals Detailed," The Washington Post, January 19, 2009.

Rifkind, Malcolm, "Obama and the Ayatollah," International Herald Tribune, February 1, 2009.

Waterman, Shaun, "Letting Defense Control Nuclear Labs Opposed," The Washington Times, February 6, 2009.

Wood, David, "Pentagon Drifting from Nuclear Deterrence, Report Says," Los Angeles Times, January 9, 2009.

VIII. Space

Broad, William J., "Satellites Collide in Space," International Herald Tribune, February 12, 2009.

Brown, Peter J., "China's Military Awaits New Satellites," Asia Times, January 22, 2009.

McLean, Demian, "Obama Moves to Counter China With Pentagon-NASA Link," Bloomberg, January 2, 2009.

Moltz, James Clay, "Space Jam," The New York Times, February 18, 2009.

New Scientist, "Spy Satellites Turn Their Gaze Onto Each Other," January 24, 2009.

Red Orbit, "Obama Administration Seeks 'Space Weapons' Ban," January 26, 2009.

Shalal-Esa, Andrea, "U.S. Still Probing Security Satellite Failure," Reuters, January 6, 2009.

IX. Other

Agence France-Presse, "Japan, South Africa Diplomats in Running for IAEA Top Job," January 2, 2009.

Argüello, Irma, "Brazil and Argentina's Nuclear Cooperation," Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Proliferation Analysis, January 8, 2009.

Associated Press, "US to Ink Nuclear Cooperation Deal with Gulf Ally," January 15, 2009.

Baker, Luke, "Israel Engaged in Covert War Inside Iran," Reuters, February 17, 2009.

Bodell, Nenne, Chronology of Armaments, Disarmament and International Security 2008, Stockholm International Peace research Institute Fact Sheet, January 2009.

Gerecht, Reuel Marc, "The CIA vs. the Mullahs," The Washington Post, January 27, 2009, p. A17.

Hastings, Max, "Mutually Assured Destruction is a thing of the past," The Guardian, January 23, 2009.

Levite, Ariel E., Heading for the Fourth Nuclear Age, French Institute for International Relations Security Studies Center, January 2009.

Omestad, Thomas, "Nuclear Weapons for All? The Risks of a New Scramble for the Bomb," US News and World Report, January 15, 2009.

Squassoni, Sharon, Nuclear Energy: Rebirth or Resuscitation?, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Proliferation Analysis, February 2009.