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– Lord Des Browne
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September 2009 Bibliography
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Of Special Interest

Acton, James, Goldschmidt, Pierre and Perkovich, George, “Defending U.S. Leadership on Disarmament,” Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Proliferation Analysis, July 7, 2009.

Ban Ki-Moon, “My Plan to Stop the Bomb,” The Guardian, August 3, 2009.

Feinstein, Dianne, “Russian Nuclear Agreement a Good Start,” San Francisco Gate, July 10, 2009.

Feith, Douglas J. and Shulsky, Abram N, “Why Revive the Cold War?” The Wall Street Journal, August 3, 2009.

Gorbachev, Mikhail, “Reset Reviewed,” The New York Times, July 17, 2009.

Kimball, Daryl G. and Collina, Tom Z., “Obama and Medvedev Off to a Good Start,” The Moscow Times, July 8, 2009.

Lauria, Joe and Stecklow, Steve “Transcript: U.N.'s Ban Ki-moon On Nukes, Reform, His Image,” The Wall Street Journal, July 14, 2009.

Simes, Dimitri K., “An Uncertain Reset,” Foreign Affairs, July 17, 2009.

I. Strategic Arms

Agence France-Presse, “NATO Urged to Drop Dependence On Nuclear Arms,” July 8, 2009.

Blitz, James and Parker, George, “Washington To Host Nuclear Talks,” The Financial Times, July 10, 2009.

Charbonneau, Louis, “Obama to Chair UN Council Meeting on Nuclear Arms,” Reuters, August 4, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “Nuke-Free World ‘Unimaginable’ to Japanese Prime Minister,” August 6, 2009.

Hansen, Matthew, “Archbishop says U.S. Should Strive for Nuclear-Free World,” Omaha World-Herald, July 30, 2009.

Holmes, Kim R., “Defense Games and Arms Races,” The Washington Times, August 6, 2009.

Klussmann, Uwe and Schepp, Matthias, “Russian Mistrust Overshadows Obama's Moscow Visit,” Spiegel Online, July 1, 2009.

Krauthammer, Charles, “Plumage -- But at A Price,” The Washington Post, July 9, 2009.

Levy, Clifford J. and Baker, Peter, “U.S.-Russia Nuclear Agreement Is First Step in Broad Effort,” The New York Times, July 6, 2009.

Matishak, Martin, “Group Warns Obama Administration on Nuclear Deterrent,” Global Security Newswire, July 6, 2009.

Pace, Julie, “Obama Administration Expects to Make Progress in Nuclear Arms Treaty With Russia,” The Associated Press, July 5, 2009.

Pan, Philip P., “In Moscow, Obama to Focus on Arms Control,” The Washington Post, July 6, 2009.

Perkovich, George and Acton, James M., “Rebutting the Standard Arguments Against Disarmament, The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, July 15, 2009.

Podvig, Pavel, “The Moscow Summit: A Positive First Step,” The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, July 22, 2009.

RIA Novosti, “Russia Sends Another Strategic Nuclear Submarine For Scrapping,” August 14, 2009.

RIA Novosti, “Russia to Have Balanced Nuclear Missile Navy by 2050 - Navy Chief,” August 26, 2009.

Taubman, Philip, “Obama’s Big Missile Test,” The New York Times, July 8, 2009.

Telegraph (UK) “Majority 'Want Trident Nuclear Missiles Scrapped',” July 14, 2009.

Wittner, Lawrence, “Disarmament Movement Lessons From Yesteryear,” The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, July 27, 2009.

II. Nuclear Proliferation

Bayron, Heda, “U.S. Senator: Burma Denies Nuclear Plans,” Voice of America, August 17, 2009.

Gray, Denis D. “Is Myanmar Going Nuclear With North Korea's Help?” The Washington Post, July 21, 2009.

Landler, Mark, “Clinton Issues Warnings on North Korea and Iran,” The New York Times, July 22, 2009.

Iran

Adler, Michael, “Iran's Nuclear Program: Three Lessons for Obama,” The Christian Science Monitor, July 13, 2009.

Agence France-Presse, “Iran Nuclear Sanctions 'Counter-Productive': Medvedev,” July 4, 2009.

Albright, David, Brannan, Paul and Scheel, Andrea, “A Smuggler’s Procurement of Nuclear Dual-Use Pressure Transducers for Iran,” ISIS Report, Institute for Science and International Security, July 14, 2009.

Albright, David and Shire, Jacqueline, “Misconceptions about Iran’s Nuclear Program,” The Institute for Science and International Security, July 8, 2009.

Allen, JoAnne, “Biden: Israel Has Right to Deal With Nuclear Iran,” The Washington Post, July 6, 2009.

Arostegui, Martin, “Bolivians Resist Iran's Search For Uranium,” The Washington Times, July 27, 2009.

Barnes, Diane, “Iran Ducking Scrutiny of Alleged Nuclear-Weapon Studies, IAEA Says,” Global Security Newswire, August 28, 2009.

Bolton, John R., “Time for an Israeli Strike?” The Washington Post, July 2, 2009.

Bolton, John, “It’s Crunch Time for Israel on Iran,” The Wall Street Journal, July 28, 2009.

Borger, Julian, “Iran is Continuing Nuclear Activity Says UN Watchdog,” Guardian, August 28, 2009.

Broad, William J., Sanger, David E., “Nuclear Agency Says Iran Has Bolstered Ability to Make Fuel But Slowed Its Output,” New York Times, August 28, 2009.

Bumiller, Elisabeth, “Gates Says U.S. Overture to Iran Is ‘Not Open-Ended’”, The New York Times, July 27, 2009.

Charbonneau, Louis, “Iran 'Pragmatists' Proposed Nuclear Halt-Diplomats,” Reuters,  August 26, 2009.

Cummins, Chip, “Iran Drafts Plans for Nuclear Talks,” The Wall Street Journal, July 13, 2009.

Dareni, Ali Akbar, “Ahmadinejad Appoints New Nuclear Chief,” The Associated Press, July 17, 2009.

Derakhshi, Reza, “Iran Says Cooperating With IAEA, West Skeptical,” Reuters, August 24, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “IAEA Accused of Withholding Iran Nuclear Evidence,” August 19, 2009.

Halpin, Tony, “Obama to Russia: Stop Iranian Nuclear Weapon and Us Will Scrap Missile Defence,” The Times (UK), July 7, 2009.

Heinrich, Mark, “IAEA to Report Iran Atom Slowdown Ahead of Talks,” Reuters, August 26, 2009.

IAEA Board of Governors, “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,” August 28, 2009.

Jaffe, Greg, “Nonmilitary Actions Can Deter Iran, Gates Says,” The Washington Post, July 28, 2009.

Jahn, George, “Analysis: Hopes Fading for Iran Nuke Talks,” The Associated Press, July 1, 2009.

Jarry, Emmanuel and Mason, Jeff, “G8 Sets Iran Deadline for Nuclear Talks,” Reuters, July 8, 2009.

Javedanfar, Meir, “Iran's Crisis Has Nuclear Fallout,” The Guardian (UK), July 19, 2009.

Keinon, Herb, “PM to Push For Tougher Iran Sanctions,” The Jerusalem Post, August 24, 2009.

Klein, Joe, “Don't Worry So Much About Iran's Nukes,” Time, July 23, 2009.

Kralev, Nicholas, “Cohen: Middle East fearful of Iran,” The Washington Times, July 29 2009.

Landler, Mark and Sanger, David E., “Clinton Speaks of Shielding Mideast From Iran,” The New York Times, July 22, 2009.

Mahnaimi, Uzi and Baxter, Sarah, “Saudis Give Nod to Israeli Raid on Iran,” The Sunday Times (UK), July 5, 2009.

Meyer, Henry, “Iran Spurns Engagement on Nuclear, Thwarting Obama,” Bloomberg News, July 16, 2009.

Pessin, Al, “Top US Military Officer Sees 'Narrow Window' to Stop Iran's Nuclear Program,” Voice of America, July 7, 2009.

Radio Liberty, “Iran Official Denies He Made Nuclear Talks Statement”, August 18, 2009.

Reuters, “Head of Iran's Atomic Energy Body Resigns: Report,” July 16, 2009.

Sanger, David, “U.S. Weighs Iran Sanctions If Talks Are Rejected,” The New York Times, August 2, 2009.

Schirra, Bruno, “Germany's Spies Refuted the 2007 NIE Report,” The Wall Street Journal, July 20, 2009.

Shuster, Mike, “Could Deterrence Counter a Nuclear Iran?” National Public Radio, August 25, 2009.

Shuster, Mike, “Iran Prompts Debate Over Mideast Defense Umbrella,” National Public Radio, August 26, 2009.

Slackman, Michael, “Hints of Iranian Flexibility on Nuclear Issue,” New York Times, August 20, 2009.

Solomon, Jay, “Iran to Allow IAEA Greater Monitoring,” The Wall Street Journal, August 21, 2009.


Tehran Times, “NAM Supports Iran’s Proposal to Ban Attacks on Nuclear Installations,” August 25, 2009.

Wald, Charles, “There Is a Military Option on Iran,” The Wall Street Journal, August 6, 2009.

Wolf, Jim, “Gates Reassures Israel on U.S.-Iran Strategy,” The Washington Post, July 27, 2009.

Zacharia, Janine, “Clinton Says U.S. Still Must Engage Iran on Nuclear Dispute,” Bloomberg News, July 15, 2009.

North Korea

AFP, “North Korea Says Was Punished Unfairly for Rocket Launch,” August 9, 2009.

Aversa, Jeannine, “Treasury Sanctions on Firm Linked to North Korea,” The Associated Press,” June 30, 2009.

Choe Sang-hun, “U.S. Condemns North Korean Missile Tests,” The New York Times, July 4, 2009.

Choe Sang-hun, “N. Korea Says It’s Open to New Nuclear Talks,” The New York Times, July 26, 2009.

Doo-hyong, Hwang, “U.S. Repeats Concerns Over N. Korea-Myanmar Military Cooperation,” Yonhap News Agency, August 3, 2009.

Easley, Leif-Eric, “Why China might turn on North Korea,” The Christian Science Monitor, July 7, 2009.

The Economist, “Working Together: A Capitalist Enclave in North Korea Belies The Country's Increasing Isolation,” July 20, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “U.N. Eyes Sanctions on North Korean Nuclear Officials,” July 15, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “U.S. Diplomats Invited for Nuclear Talks in North Korea,” August 25, 2009.

Hurst, Steven R., “Obama Lets NKorea's Kim Save Face,” The Associated Press, August 5, 2009.

Jeong-ho, Nam, “Hans Blix Says Security Assurances Are the Key,” JoongAng Daily, August 11, 2009.

Ji-hyun, Kim, “Hopes Raised for N.K. Nuclear Talks,” The Korea Herald, August 8, 2009.

Kessler, Glenn, “U.S. Targets Firms Tied To N. Korea Arms Trade,” The Washington Post, July 1, 2009.

The Korea Herald, “U.S. Contingency Plans After Kim Jong-il's Death,” July 23, 2009.

Kirk, Donald, “Nuclear Powers Revert To Playground Taunts,” The Asia Times, July 26, 2009.

Kristof, Nicholas D. “Rethinking North Korea, With Sticks,” The New York Times, August 5, 2009.

LaFranchi, Howard, “Direct Talks with N. Korea Ahead? Not Likely.” The Christian Science Monitor, August 5, 2009.

LaFranchi, Howard, “North Korea's Nuclear Overture: Honest Offer or Old Tricks?” The Christian Science Monitor, August 25, 2009.

Landler, Mark, “After Clinton Trip, U.S. Studies Signals From N. Korea,” The New York Times, August 5, 2009.

Lee Chi-dong, “China Lukewarm on 5-Way Meeting Without Pyongyang,” Yonhap News Agency, July 13, 2009.

Lynch, Colum, “U.N. Security Council Sanctions 10 in N. Korea,” The Washington Post, July 17, 2009.

Mcdonald, Kara C., “Bird in Hand: One of the Strongest Multilateral Sanctions Architectures Ever Created Already Exists to Pressure North Korea; It Just Needs to be Enforced,” Foreign Policy, July 22, 2009.

Nikitin, Mary Beth, et al. “North Korea’s Second Nuclear Test: Implications of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1874,” Congressional Research Service, July 1, 2009.

Reuters, “N.Korea Says No Dialogue Without Respect For Sovereignty,” July 15, 2009.

Richter, Paul, “Doubts in White House on Approach to N. Korea,” The Los Angeles Times, July 14, 2009.

Roughneen, Simon, “Myanmar’s North Korean Ties Escape Scrutiny,” The Washington Times, August 9, 2009.

Roy, Sanjib Kumar, “India Inspects North Korea Ship for Nuclear Material,” Reuters, August 10, 2009.

Sanger, David E., “Second Thoughts on North Korea’s Inscrutable Ship,” The New York Times, June 30, 2009.

Sheridan, Mary Beth, “After Meeting, N.M. Governor Says N. Koreans Are Ready for 'Dialogue',” The Washington Post, August 20, 2009.

Strobel, Warren P., “Could Humanitarian Mission Pave Way for Nuclear Deal?” McClatchy Newspapers, August 5, 2009.

Wong, Gillian, “China Says it Seizes Metals Bound for NKorea,” The Associated Press, July 28, 2009.

Zhu, Zhiqun, “Should Obama Sign a Peace Treaty With North Korea?” The Christian Science Monitor, July 28, 2009.

Pakistan

Evans, Robert, “Pakistan Blocks Advance in Disarmament Talks,” Reuters, August 10, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “Al-Qaeda Claims U.S. Intends to Seize Pakistani Nuclear Weapons,” July 16, 2009.

Hyder, Tariq Osman, “Pakistan Must Counter India's Growing Power,” Gulf News, August 02, 2009.

The International News, “Khan warns to unveil sensitive issues if maltreatment continues,” August 28, 2009.

Mackey, Robert, “Have Pakistani Nuclear Facilities Already Been Attacked?” New York Times, August 11, 2009.

Matishak, Martin, “State Department Confident in Pakistani Nuclear Arsenal,” Global Security Newswire, July 8, 2009.

New Kerala, “Threat to Pak Nukes ‘Real’ Due to Greedy, Incompetent Politicians: German Expert,” August 16, 2009.

Rajghatta, Chidanand, “Jihadis Thrice Attacked Pakistan Nuclear Sites,” The Times of India, August 9, 2009.

Rajghatta, Chidanand, “Pakistan Goes Ballistic About Report on Nuclear Complex Attacks,” The Times of India, August 12, 2009.

Reuters, “Pakistan, Seen Stalling, Says Wants Nukes Banned,” August 12, 2009.

Syria

IAEA, “Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic,” August 28, 2009.

India

Asian News International, “U.S. Nuclear Gurus See Signs of More Indian Nuclear Test,” August 28, 2009.

Herskovitz, Jon, “India Expands Uranium Mining, Receives Russian Nuclear Fuel,” Reuters, August 11, 2009.

Parashar, Sachin, “Pokhran II Not Fully Successful: Scientist,” The Times of India, August 27, 2009.

III. Nonproliferation

Aczel, Amir D., “The Nuclear Perils Of The 21st Century,” The Boston Globe, July 23, 2009.

Alabaster, Jay, “Japan Would Stay Nuke-Free Under Opposition Party,” Taiwan News, August 11, 2009.

Albright, David, Brannan, Paul and Scheel, Andrea, “Smugglers Assist North Korea-Directed Illicit Trade to Myanmar,” ISIS Report, Institute for Science and International Security, July 14, 2009.

Institute for Security Studies, “Africa Is Now Officially a Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons,” August 12, 2009.

The Associated Press, “Group Offers Plan to Eliminate Nukes by 2030,” The New York Times, June 29, 2009.

The Economist, “Struggling to Hold Up a Bank,” August 6, 2009.

Fukuyama, Shingo, Umebayashi, Hiromichi, “Japan Ready For ‘No Nukes’,” The Japan Times, August 25, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “Japanese Diplomat Picked to Lead IAEA,” July 2, 2009.

Grice, Andrew, “Obama Plans Nuclear Talks To Lift Threat Of Proliferation,” The Independent, July 10, 2009.

Heinrich, Mark and Westall, Sylvia, “Nuclear Watchdog Image Hurts IAEA - Incoming Chief,” Reuters, July 11, 2009.

Heinrich, Mark, “Struggling UN Atom Watchdog Gets Rare Budget Boost,” August 3, 2009.

IAEA, “IAEA Safeguards Reporting Process”, August 28, 2009.

Kato, Issei, “Japan Opposition Backs Obama's Nuclear-Free Plan,” Reuters, August 6, 2009.

The Mainichi Daily News, “Incoming IAEA Chief Amano Seeks Progress on Iran, N. Korea; Lauds Obama's Nuclear Policy,” July 8, 2009.

McGrath, Keegan, “Issue Brief: Battle Lines Being Drawn in the CTBT Debate: an Analysis of the Strategic Posture Commission's Arguments against U.S. Ratification,” Nuclear Threat Initiative, July 8 2009.

Nine MSN, “‘Evidence Lacking’ of Burma’s Nuke Plans,” August 24, 2009.

Reuters, “Myanmar and North Korea Nuclear Ties: Smoke or Fire?” August 11, 2009.

Reuters, “UK to Set Out Strategy on Nuclear Non-proliferation,” July 14, 2009.

Warren, Barbara H. and Adams, John, “It's in US Interest to Sign Nuclear Test Ban Treaty,” The Arizona Daily, June 30, 2009.

IV. Missiles and Missile Defense

Abrams, Jim, “Senate Warns Against Concessions on Nuclear Treaty,” The Associated Press, July 27, 2009.

AFP, “China Warns Against Missile Defence Systems,” August 12, 2009.

Coker, Margaret and Mitnick, Josh, “U.S., Israel Abort Missile Test,” The Wall Street Journal, July 24, 2009.

Defense News, “General: Russia Shakes Up Production of Problem Missile,” August 26, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “European Missile Shield Plan Still Under Consideration, U.S. Says,”
August 28, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “Russia Developing Missile-Defense Laser,” August 28, 2009.

Gormley, Dennis M. “Making the Hague Code of Conduct Relevant,” Nuclear Threat Initiative, Issue Brief, July 20, 2009.

Lockhead Martin, “Lockheed Martin Begins Testing on Australia’s First Aegis Weapon System,” August 13, 2009.

Matishak, Martin, “U.S. Considering Technological Alternatives for European Missile Shield, General Says,” Global Security Newswire, July 14, 2009.

Matishak, Martin, “U.S., Russia Unlikely to Cooperate on Missile Defense, Experts Say,” Global Security Newswire, August 26, 2009.

Kim Hyung-jin, “SKorea Says NKorean Missiles Can Hit Key Targets,” The Associated Press, July 5, 2009.

Pincus, Walter, “Missile Pact Based on Old Plan,” The Washington Post, July 13, 2009.

Radio Free Europe, “Ukrainian Police Intercept Russian Missile Convoy,” July 10, 2009.

Reuters, “North Korea Seeking Attention With Missiles: Biden,” July 5, 2009.

RIA Novosti, “Experts Doubt Russian Military Has Moved Bulava Production,” August 27, 2009.

RIA Novosti, “South Russia Missile Radar to be Fully Operation in October,” August 6, 2009.

Schwirtz, Michael, “Russian Weapon Is in Need of Rescue,” The New York Times, July 15, 2009.

Reuters, “Russia Fires Its Nuclear Missile Chief,” August 4, 2009.

Subramanian, T.S., “Nuclear-Powered Submarine to be Fitted with Ballistic Missiles,” The Hindu, July 27, 2009.

Teibel, Amy, “Israeli Missile-Defense Test Aborted,” The Washington Post, July 23, 2009.

Union of Concerned Scientists, “Scientists Urge Obama to Drop European Missile Defense,” July 2, 2009.

Xuerquan, Mu, “Czech Republic Not Against Russia’s Inclusion in Joint Missile Defense,” China View, August 7, 2009.

V. Chemical and Biological Arms

Blackwell, Tom, “Canada to Spend $30M Securing Bio-Warfare Labs,” National Post,
August 17, 2009.

Bruggers, James, “McConnell, Chandler Push to Destroy Chemical Weapons On Time,” Courrier Journal, August 25, 2009.

Graham, Bob and Talent, Jim, “Bioterrorism: Redefining Prevention,” Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science, Volume 7, Number 2, 2009.

Global Security Newswire
, “U.S. Considers Adding SARS Virus to List of Biological Threats,” July 20, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “Anniston Depot Begins Final Chemical Weapons Disposal Campaign,” July 2, 2009.

ITAR-TASS News Agency, “Russia Destroys First Ton Of War Gas Sarin,” July 29, 2009.

Moodie, Michael, “Dangerous Weapons in Dangerous Hands: Responding to the Challenges of Chemical and Biological Terrorism,” Proliferation Papers, Security Studies Center, Summer 2009.

Schneidmiller, Chris, “Continued Commitment Needed on U.S. Chemical Disarmament, OPCW Chief Says,” Global Security Newswire, July 22, 2009.

Schneidmiller, Chris, “New Method Needed for Assessing Disease Dangers, Report Says,” August 28, 2009.

VI. Conventional Arms

Drew, Christopher, “Bowing to Veto Threat, Senate Blocks Money for Warplanes,” The New York Times, July 21, 2009.

Fisher Jr., Richard D., “F-22 Fighters for Japan,” The Washington Times, July 19, 2009.

Fulghum, David A., “Officials Make Case For More F-22s,” Aviation Week, July 10, 2009.

Georgian Daily, “Putin Says Russian Military Spending to Rise: Report,” August 7, 2009.

Grossman, Elaine M., “U.S. Military Eyes Fielding "Prompt Global Strike" Weapon by 2015,” Global Security Newswire, July 1, 2009.

Gulf Times, “First Batch of Locally-Built Russian Tanks Rolls Out,” August 24, 2009.

Katz, Yaakov, “Israel Sends Sub Through Suez Canal,” The Jerusalem Post, July 3, 2009.

Krauss, Joseph, “Rights group slams Israeli drone strikes on Gaza,” Agence France-Presse, July 1, 2009.

Landler, Mark, “Clinton Cites Concerns of Arms Aid to Myanmar,” The New York Times, July 21, 2009.

Sood, Varun and Lamont, James,  “India to Launch First Nuclear Submarine,” The Financial Times, July 8 2009.

Taipei Times, “Taiwan Does Not Seek Arms Race,” July 20, 2009.

Teibel, Amy, “Britain Revokes 5 Arms Export Licenses to Israel,” The Associated Press, July 14, 2009.

VII. U.S. Policy

Bast, Andrew, “‘Indispensable And Imperfect’: U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice Changes America's Diplomatic Approach,” Newsweek, July 15, 2009.

Cowell, Alan, “Finding the Limits of U.S. Power,” The New York Times, July 10, 2009.

Grossman, Elaine M., “Inside Obama Administration, a Tug of War Over Nuclear Warheads,” Global Security Newswire, August 18, 2009.

Grossman, Elaine M., “Nuclear Review to Make ‘Progress’ in Advancing Obama Disarmament Vision, Official Says,” Global Security Newswire, July 23, 2009.

Grossman, Elaine M., “Pentagon Vetting Could Delay Warhead Modernization Plan,” Global Security Newswire, August 27, 2009.

Jihyun, Kim, “No Change on U.S. Policy on North Korea: Gregg,” The Korea Herald, August 13, 2009.

Kirkpatrick, Melanie, “Why We Don't Want a Nuclear-Free World,” The Wall Street Journal, July 13, 2009.

Kimball, Daryl, “Transform U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy”, Defense News, August 24, 2009.

Mahdy, Fareed, “Egypt Rejects U.S. Nuclear Umbrella,” IPS, August 20, 2009.

Matishak, Martin, “Pentagon Looks to Finish Nuclear Security Plan by September,” Global Security Newswire, July 16, 2009.

Smith, R. Jeffrey, “House Seems To Be Set on Pork-Padded Defense Bill,” The Washington Post, July 30, 2009.

Spiegel, Peter, “Obama Puts Arms Control at Core of New Strategy,” The Wall Street Journal, July 15, 2009.

VIII. Space

Kulacki, Gregory and Lewis, Jeffrey G., “A Place for One’s Mat: China’s Space Program, 1956–2003,” American Academy of Arts & Sciences, 2009.

McDonald, Mark, “South Korea Cancels Launching a Satellite,” New York Times, August 19, 2009.

Ramstad, Evan, “South Korea Satellite Overshoots Its Orbit,” The Wall Street Journal, August 26, 2009.

RIA Novosti, “Russia To Revamp Air, Space Defenses By 2020 – Air Force Chief,” August 11, 2009.

The World Tribune, “China's PLA Eyes 4th Branch of Military: Space,” July 7, 2009.

IX. Other

Advancing Science, Serving Society, “Experts Say New Sensing Tools Could Help Ease Concerns on Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty,” August 10, 2009.

AFP, “UN Chief Calls for Action on Weapons, Climate Change,” August 9, 2009.

CTBTO Preparatory Commission, “Liberia Ratifies CTBT,” August 19, 2009.

The Economic Times (India), “India to Build Four More Nuclear Power Reactors,” August 3, 2009.

Figueroa, Benjamin, “10 Questions for Mohamed ElBaradei,” Time August 17, 2009.

Global Security Newswire, “Jordan Powering Forward on Nuclear Energy,” July 28, 2009.

Hebert, H. Josef, “AP Interview: NRC to Press Ahead with Yucca Review,” The Associated Press, July 22, 2009.

IAEA, “Treaty’s Entry Into Force Makes Entire Southern Hemisphere Free of Nuclear Weapons,” August 14, 2009.

Jung Sung-ki, “S. Korea to Develop EMP Bomb by 2014,” The Korea Times, July 7, 2009.

Kim, Hyung-jin “Report: NKorean Army Suspected Over Cyberattacks,” The Associated Press, July 11, 2009.

Osipovich, Alexander, “Russia Admits Mystery Ship May Have Had Suspect Cargo,” AFP, August 26, 2009.

Parry, Lloyd, “North Korea 'Launches Massive Cyber Attack on Seoul',” The Times (UK), July 9, 2009.

Penny, Thomas, “U.K. Calls for Nuclear Deal With Developing Nations,” Bloomberg News, July 16, 2009.

Tauscher, Ellen, “Agreement for Cooperation Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Arab Emirates Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy,” Statement before the House Foreign Affairs Committee,
July 8, 2009.