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– Frank von Hippel
Co-Director of Program on Science and Global Security, Princeton University
July/August 2009 Bibliography
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Of Special Interest

Ban Ki-moon, “Secretary-General's Statement on the Urgency of the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty,” Office of the Secretary General of the United Nations, June 15, 2009.

Carroll, James, “Nuclear Weapons Debate Takes New Form,” The Boston Globe, June 15, 2009.

Global Zero, “Global Zero Commission Releases Recommendations Before Obama/Medvedev Nuclear Weapons Summit,” Press Release, June 29, 2009.

Gorbachev, Mikhail, “Don’t Make It Worse,” The New York Times, June 4, 2009.

Gorbachev, Mikhail, and Pfirter, Rogelio, “Disarmament Lessons from the Chemical Weapons Convention,” The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, June 16, 2009.

Kissinger, Henry A., “Reining In Pyongyang,” The Washington Post, June 8, 2009.

Perry, William J., Scowcroft, Brent, and Ferguson, Charles D. “How to Reduce the Nuclear Threat: North Korea's Test is a Troubling Development,” The Wall Street Journal, May 28, 2009.

Sokolski, Henry and Gilinsky, Victor, “Locking Down the NPT,” The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, June 17, 2009.

I. Strategic Arms

BBC News, “Trident Move ‘Prompts Confusion’,” June 13, 2009.

Erickson, Andrew S., and Chase, Michael S., “China’s SSBN Forces: Transitioning to the Next Generation,” China Brief, Volume: 9, Issue: 12, Jamestown Foundation, June 12, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “Russia Requires 1,500 Nuclear Warheads, Military Official Says,” June 10, 2009.

Harden, Blaine, “S. Korea Seeks Assurances from U.S. of Nuclear Shield,” The Washington Post, June 16, 2009.

Isaacs, John and Reif, Kingston, “Will the Senate Support New Nuclear Arms Reductions?” The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, June 23, 2009.

Koshy, Ninan, “Maximizing Minimum Nuclear Deterrence,” The Asia Times, June 3, 2009.

Levy, Clifford J., “As Arms Meeting Looms, Russia Offers Carrot of Sharp Cuts,” The New York Times, June 20, 2009.

Lynn, Jonathan, “Geneva Arms Forum About to Tackle Substantive Issues,” Reuters, June 19, 2009.

The New York Times, “No Nukes: Possibility or Pipe Dream?,” June 7, 2009.

RIA Novosti, “Shanghai Group Backs Arms Control in Urals Summit Declaration,” June 16, 2009.

Jung Sung-ki, “U.S. Nuclear Umbrella: Double-Edged Sword for S. Korea,” The Korea Times, June 24, 2009.

The Associated Press, “Putin Says Russia Might Abandon Nukes If Others Do,” June 10, 2009.

Troubnikoff, Alexandra, “U.S., Russia Drive for Summit in Nuclear Arms Reduction Talks,” Agence France-Presse, June 24, 2009.

Xinhua News Service, “Russia, U.S. Conclude Second Round of Nuclear Disarmament Talks,” June 4, 2009.

II. Nuclear Proliferation

Ganapathy, Nirmala “Pak Pushes for FMCT to Nuke India’s Stockpile,” The India Times, June 17, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “Syria Blocking U.N. Nuclear Probe, U.S. Says,” June 18, 2009.

Indo-Asian News Service, “India Says It’s a Responsible Nuclear Power, Seeks Global Disarmament,” June 3, 2009.

The Associated Press, “Syria Plays Down Uranium Find by UN Nuclear Agency,” June 16, 2009.



Iran

Agence France-Presse, “Iran Nuclear Showdown at 'Decisive Point': Obama” June 4, 2009.

Agence France-Presse, “Iran Not Interested in Bolivian Uranium: Tehran Envoy” June 4, 2009.

Allison, Graham, “A New Red Line for Iran,” The Washington Post, June 1, 2009.

Cirincione, Joe, “Iran Uprising Changes Nuclear Calculus,” The Huffington Post, June 17, 2009.

Cowell, Alan, “U.N. Atomic Energy Chief Says Iran Wants Bomb Technology,” New York Times, June 17, 2009.

Flynn, Daniel and Stewart, Phil, “G8 Deplores Iran Violence, Urges Nuclear Talks,” Reuters, June 26, 2009.

Frattini, Franco, “Rethinking Iran,” The New York Times, June 9, 2009.

Gearan, Anne, “Analysis: Iran Nuclear Concerns Weigh Heavy on U.S.,” The Associated Press, June 24, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “Iran Rejects IAEA Request for New Monitoring Equipment at Enrichment Site, Diplomats Say,” June 11, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “Obama Acknowledges Iran's Right to Nuclear Energy,” June 3, 2009.

Khaitous, Tariq, “Arab Reactions to a Nuclear-Armed Iran,” The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Policy Focus #94, June 2009.

Kralev, Nicholas, “Iran Being Undercut On Nukes, U.S. Says,” The Washington Times, June 23, 2009.

Reuters, “Exiled Group Says Race on in Iran To Build Bomb,” June 13, 2009.

Reuters, “Most Israelis Could Live With a Nuclear Iran: Poll,” June 14, 2009.

Reynolds, Paul “Election Row Hits Iran Nuclear Talks,” BBC News, June 29, 2009.

Schmitt, Eric, “Biden Questions Vote but Sticks to Policy on Iran,” The New York Times, June 14, 2009.

Slavin, Barbara, “Exclusive: U.S. Contacted Iran's Ayatollah Before Election,” The Washington Times, June 24, 2009.

United Press International, “Iran, France Hold Nuclear Talks,” The Middle East Times, June 3, 2009.

Zakaria, Fareed, “They May Not Want the Bomb,” Newsweek, May 23, 2009.

North Korea

Agence France-Presse, “N. Korea Accuses Obama of Nuclear War Plot,” June 21, 2009.

Chi-dong, Lee, “China's Role Vital in Arranging Five-Way Meeting: Official,” Yonhap News Agency, June 25, 2009.

Clark, Torrey and Alexander, Caroline, “Russia Says it has Information on New North Korea Missile Test,” Bloomberg News, June 10, 2009.

Doo-hyong, Hwang, “Obama Extends U.S. Sanctions on N. Korea,” Yonhap News Agency, June 25, 2009.

Duk-kun, Byun, “Lee-Obama Summit to Address N. Korean Nuclear and Missile Threats,” Yonhap News Agency, June 9, 2009.

Fackler, Martin, and Choe Sang-hun, , “Will Sanctions Ever Work on North Korea?” The New York Time, June 12, 2009.

Finn, Peter, “U.S. to Weigh Returning North Korea to Terror List,” The Washington Post, June 8, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “North Korea Announces Uranium Enrichment Program in Wake of Sanctions,” June 15, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “North Korean ICBM Delivery Train Makes Trip to Known Launch Site,” June 17, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “U.S. Forms Team to Help Coordinate Enforcement of North Korea Sanctions,” June 29, 2009.

Head, Jonathan, “Burma Denies Link to N Korea Ship,” BBC News, June 25, 2009.

Hess, Pamela, “N. Korea Readying Third Nuclear Test?” The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 12, 2009.

Lee Jong-heon, , “Five-Way Talks May Exclude North Korea,” UPI Asia, June 23, 2009.

Joseph, Robert, “How to Deal with a Dictator,” The Wall Street Journal, June 6, 2009.

Kirk, Donald, “North Korea Ratchets Up Nuclear Defiance,” The Christian Science Monitor, June 14, 2009.

Korean Central News Agency (North Korea), “DPRK Foreign Ministry Declares Strong Counter-Measures against UNSC's ‘Resolution 1874’,” June 13, 2009.

Morgan, David, and Herskovitz, Jon, “U.S. Navy Tracks North Korean Ship,” Reuters, June 18, 2009.

Peel, Quentin, “‘Useful Idiot’ Beware Beijing Anger,” The Financial Times, May 26, 2009.

Ramstad, Evan, “U.N. Sanctions Pyongyang as Seoul Seeks New Path,” The Wall Street Journal, June 12, 2009.

Reuters, “N. Korea Atom Test Wastes Disarmament Potential: IAEA,” June 15, 2009.

Reuters, “North Korea's May Nuclear Test Few Kilotons: U.S.,” June 15, 2009.

Reuters, “North Korea Chemical Weapons Threaten Region: Report,” June 18, 2009.

Choe Sang-hun, , “Seoul Imposes Sanctions on N. Korea,” The New York Times, June 9, 2009.

The Associated Press, “North Korea Says it Will 'Weaponize' its Plutonium,” The Los Angeles Times, June 13, 2009.

United Nations Security Council, “Text of United Nations Draft Resolution on North Korean Sanctions,” The New York Times, June 10, 2009.

Xinhua News Service, “U.S. is to Blame for Nuclear Crisis: DPRK Newspaper,” June 23, 2009.

Pakistan

Global Security Newswire, “Pakistan Rules Out Test Ban Treaty Endorsement,” Friday, June 19, 2009.

Grossman, Elaine M. “Talk of U.S. Plans to Secure Pakistani Nuclear Weapons Called ‘Wildly Hypothetical’,” Global Security Newswire, June 10, 2009.

Grossman, Elaine M., “U.S. Should Intervene if Extremists Seize Pakistani Nuclear Weapons, Key Lawmaker Says,” Global Security Newswire, June 24, 2009.

India Express, “Pak Diverted Over $5 Bn Aid into Nuke Programme: Report,” June 29, 2009.



III. Nonproliferation


Bender, Bryan, “Obama Seeks Global Uranium Fuel Bank,” The Boston Globe, June 8, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “Bill Would Permit $430M in New Nonproliferation Funds,” June 17, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “Libya Not ‘Rewarded’ for Dropping WMD Programs, Leader Complains,” June 12, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “Scientists Urge U.S. to Gather Nuclear Forensic Background Data,” Monday, June 15, 2009.

Grossman, Elaine M., “Boost in IAEA Intelligence Capability Looks Unlikely in Near Term,” Global Security Newswire, June 22, 2009.

Macinnis, Laura and Nebehay, Stephanie, “Disarmament Forum to Push Ahead on Fissile Deal,” Reuters, June 25, 2009.

Matishak, Martin, “Nuclear Test Ban Could Become Reality Without North Korea, Experts Say,” Global Security Newswire, June 4, 2009.

Choe Sang-hun, , “Test Looms as U.S. Tracks North Korean Ship,” The New York Times, June 21, 2009.

Wadlow, Rene, “Middle East Nuclear-Weapon Free Zone: A Role for Asian States,” Media For Freedom, June 15, 2009.

Westall, Sylvia “Obama-Backed Nuclear Fuel Bank Plan Stalls at IAEA,” June 18, 2009.

Yamada, Takao, “Japan, Australia Leading Push for Nuclear Disarmament,” The Mainichi Daily News, June 8, 2009.

Ziv, Guy, “Washington, Israel and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty,” The Jerusalem Post, June 15, 2009.

IV. Missiles and Missile Defense


Agence France-Presse, “Poland Open to Part of U.S. Missile Shield in Russia: Report,” June 23, 2009.

Archibold, Randal C., “Hawaiians Shrug Off Missile Threat,” The New York Times, June 22, 2009.

Barnes, Julian E., “U.S. May Be Within N. Korea Missile Range in 3 Years, Official Warns,” The Los Angeles Times, June 17, 2009.

Kim Hyung-jin, “N. Korea Criticizes U.S. Missile Defense for Hawaii,” The Washington Post, June 29, 2009.

National Air and Space Intelligence Center, “Ballistic and Cruise Missile Threat,” NASIC Public Affairs Office, June 2009.

O’Hanlon, Michael, “Obama Administration’s Sound Thinking on Missile Defense,” The Washington Examiner, June 8, 2009.

Pessin, Al, “U.S. Deploys Defenses for Possible N. Korean Missile Launch,” Voice of America, June 18, 2009.

Reuters, “With Israel in Mind, Iran Starts Making New Anti-Aircraft Missile,” Haaretz, June 6, 2009.

Scully, Megan, “Republicans to Oppose Missile Defense Cuts in Authorization Markup
Monday,” Global Security Newswire June 15, 2009.

Spiegel, Peter and Ramstad, Evan “Pyongyang at Work on Missile, U.S. Says,” The Wall Street Journal, June 2, 2009.

Sud, Hari, “India Needs A Missile Defense,” UPI Asia, June 12, 2009.

Sweeney, Conor, “Russia Snubs U.S. Call to Consider Hosting Radar,” Reuters, June 11, 2009.

Wolf, Jim, “North Korea, Iran Joined on Missile Work: U.S. General,” Reuters, June 11, 2009.

V. Chemical and Biological Arms

Global Security Newswire, “CTR Program Extracts Plague Samples from Kazakhstan,” June 8, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “Judge Denies Injunction against Mustard Agent Incineration at Umatilla,” June 23, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “Universities Receive $37 Million for Biodefense Research,” June 25, 2009.

Haglund, Noah, Hefley, Diana, and Holtz, Jackson, “FBI Searches Everett House for Deadly Ricin,” The Herald (Everett, Wa), June 5, 2009.

Haynes, Deborah, “Britain Came Close to Dropping Poisoned Darts on German Troops,” The Times (UK), June 26, 2009.

Hsu, Spencer S. “Bipartisan WMD Panel Criticizes Obama Plan to Fund Flu Vaccine, The Washington Post, June 8, 2009.

Matishak, Martin, “Thousands of Uncounted Disease Samples Found at Army Biodefense Lab,” June 18, 2009.

Mayes, Randall, “Openness and Biosecurity: Can They Co-exist?” Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technology, June 7, 2009.

Panti, Llanesca T., “Asia-Pacific to Form Biosecurity Network,” The Manila Times, June 7, 2009.

Strohm, Chris, “House Panel Advances Chemical Security Bill,” Global Security Newswire, June 24, 2009.

Tri-City Herald (Washington State), “Leak: Trace Amount of Mustard Agent Detected in Depot Igloo,” June 23, 2009.

VI. Conventional Arms

Barnett, Thomas P.M., “The New Rules: Drones and the Re-Symmetricized Battlefield,” World Politics Review, June 15, 2009.

Baker, Luke, “Arms Trade - World Battles New Security Threats and Recession,” The Guardian, June 9 2009.

Casey, Michael, “Thais Put Off Alleged Arms Dealer's Extradition,” The Associated Press, May 19, 2009.

Dolan, Jack and Hussein, Jenan, “Deadly Remnants of Iraq's Wars Fuel Maimings, Deaths, Corruption,” The Miami Herald, June 3, 2009.

Editors, “A Nail in the Cluster Bomb Coffin,” The Japan Times, June 12, 2009.

Fuller, Thomas, “Russian in Extradition Battle Says U.S. Agents Violated Law,” The New York Times, June 29, 2009.

Johnson, Ian, “U.S., China Talk Defense,” The Wall Street Journal, June 24, 2009.

Kim, Sam, “S. Korea to Bolster Capabilities to Head Off N.K. Nuclear, Missile Attacks,” Yonhap New Agency, June 26, 2009.

Lowther, William, “Campbell Confirms Arms Talks,” The Taipei Times, June 12, 2009.

Lowther, William, “US, China to Discuss Taiwanese Arms,” The Taipei Times (Taiwan), June 24, 2009.

Lubold, Gordon, “MRAP trucks: Afghan Savior or Boondoggle?,” The Christian Science Monitor, June 25, 2009 edition

Matlack, Carol, “Defense on Center Stage at Paris Air Show,” Business Week, June 15, 2009.

Ndikumana, Esdras, “Burundi’s Hand Grenade Wave,” News24.com, June 11, 2009.

Pravda, “Russia Launches First Nuclear Submarine since USSR's Collapse,” June 23, 2009.

United Nations Development Program, “New Border Post Key to Ending Sierra Leone-Liberia Trafficking,” June 8, 2009.

Vanden Brook, Tom, “Air Force to Train More on Drones,” USA Today, June 16, 2009.

VII. U.S. Policy

Broad, William J., “U.S. Accidentally Releases List of Nuclear Sites,” The New York Times, June 2, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “Louisiana Air Base to Host New U.S. Global Strike Command,” June 19, 2009.

Kyl, Jon and Perle, Richard, “Our Decaying Nuclear Deterrent,” The Wall Street Journal, June 30, 2009.

Matishak, Martin, “NNSA Policy Chief Says Replacement Should be Part of Warhead Life Extension Strategy,” Global Security Newswire, June 24, 2009.

Rowell, Jenn, “Maxwell Air Force Base Helps Develop 'Nuke Ops',” The Montgomery Advisor, June 5, 2009.

VIII. Space

Asian News International, “Chinese Strategist Recommends Space Forces for the Future,” Sindh Today, June 16, 2009.

RIA Novosti, “New Arms Treaty Must Exclude Weapons in Space - Russian General,” June 6, 2009.

IX. Other

Bagchi, Indrani, “Indo-U.S. Nuclear Deal Plays Out in Slow Motion,” The Times of India, June 11, 2009.

Gram, Dave, and Bass, Frank, “Funds to Shut Nuclear Plants Fall Short,” The Associated Press, June 17, 2009.

Harden, Blaine, “Global Insurance Fraud By North Korea Outlined,” The Washington Post, June 18, 2009.

Pavey, Rob, “TVA Might Use MOX Fuels from SRS,” The Augusta Chronicle, June 10, 2009.

Vasovic, Aleksandar, “Serbs Send Nuclear Fuel To Russia, Citing Security,” Reuters, June 23, 2009.

World Nuclear News, “Middle Eastern Countries Strengthen Nuclear Ties,”
June 23, 2009.