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– John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
January 19, 2011
January/February 2004 Arms Control in Print
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Humans Rights Watch. “Off Target: The Conduct of the War and Civilian Casualties in Iraq,” December 2003, 157 pp.

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. “Handbook of Best Practices on Small Arms and Light Weapons,” December 1, 2003, 137 pp.

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. “OSCE Document on Stockpiles of Conventional Ammunition,” December 1, 2003, 13 pp.

Self, Benjamin L. and Jeffrey W. Thompson, eds. “Japan’s Nuclear Option: Security, Politics, and Policy in 21st Century,” Henry L. Stimson Center, December 2003.

Senate Republican Policy Committee. “Reviewing the Progress of Missile Defense: Exploring the Freedom Afforded the United States by the Absence of the ABM Treaty,” December 10, 2003, 8 pp.

Tucker, Jonathan B. “Biosecurity: Limiting Terrorist Access to Deadly Pathogens,” United States Institute of Peace, November 2003, 49 pp.

I. PROLIFERATION

IRAN
Champion, Marc. “U.K. Tries Delicate Diplomacy,” The Wall Street Journal, December 29, 2003, p. A12.

Chubin, Shahram and Robert S. Litwak. “Debating Iran’s Nuclear Aspirations,” The Washington Quarterly, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 99-114.

Peterson, Scott. “Iran Peels Back Nuclear Secrecy,” The Christian Science Monitor, December 19, 2003.

Warrick, Joby. “Nuclear Program in Iran Tied to Pakistan,” The Washington Post, December 21, 2003, p. A1.

Wright, Robin. “U.S. Warms to Prospect of New Talks With Iran,” The Washington Post, December 30, 2003, p. A1.


IRAQ

“Iraqi Physicists Overstated Bomb Course, Book Says,” The Washington Times, December 1, 2003, p. A3.

Cassidy, John. “The David Kelly Affair,” The New Yorker, December 8, 2003, pp. 90-111.

Fleishman, Jeffrey and Bob Drogin. “Iraq Sought Poland’s Scrap for Edge,” Los Angeles Times, December 31, 2003.

McCarthy, John. “Senators Were Told Iraqi Weapons Could Hit U.S.; Nelson Said Claim Made During Classified Briefing,” Florida Today, December 15, 2003, p. A6

Pincus, Walter. “U.N. Inspector: Little New in U.S. Probe for Iraq Arms,” The Washington Post, December 14, 2003, p. A27.

Stevenson, Richard W. “The Struggle for Iraq: White House Memo; Remember ‘Weapons of Mass Destruction’? For Bush, They Are a Nonissue,” The New York Times, December 18, 2003, p. A26.

LIBYA


Frankel, Glenn. “‘A Long Slog’ Led to Libya’s Decision,” The Washington Post, December 21, 2003, p. A28.

Frankel, Glenn and Peter Slevin. “Libya Vows to Give Up Banned Weapons,” The Washington Post, December 20, 2003, p. A1.

Pincus, Walter and Peter Slevin. “Libya Made Progress in Nuclear Goal,” The Washington Post, December 21, 2003, p. A1.

Slevin, Peter and Dan Williams. “Libya Agrees to Rapid Nuclear Inspections,” The Washington Post, December 23, 2003, p. A14.

NORTH KOREA

Dinmore, Guy. “U.S. Accuses North Korea Over Nuclear Weapons,” Financial Times.com, December 17, 2003.

Mochizuki, Mike and Michael O’Hanlon. “Toward a Grand Bargain with North Korea,” The Washington Quarterly, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 7-18.

“Seoul Suspects Nuke Activity,” The Washington Times, December 12, 2003, p. A19.

II. MISSILE DEFENSE

“Australia to Participate in U.S. Missile Shield,” The Washington Post, December 4, 2003, p. A30.

Ferguson, Gregor. “Australia Will Join U.S. Missile Defense Program Efforts,” DefenseNews, December 15, 2003, p. 12.

Ratnam, Gopal and Megan Scully. “U.S. Patriot Friendly-Fire Investigation Complete,” DefenseNews, December 24, 2003, p. 3.

Wall, Robert. “Getting ‘Em Early,” Aviation Week & Space Technologies, December 8, 2003, p. 28.

III. NUCLEAR NONPROLIFERATION

Blair, Bruce. “Rogue States: Nuclear Red-Herrings,” Issue Brief: Center for Defense Information, December 5, 2003.

Broad, William J. “Sleuths Patrol Nations for Nuclear Mischief,” The New York Times, December 30, 2003.

Butler, Richard. “Improving Nonproliferation Enforcement,” The Washington Quarterly, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 133-146.

Carter, Ashton B.; Arnold Kanter; William J. Perry; and Brent Scowcroft. “Good Nukes, Bad Nukes,” The New York Times, December 22, 2003.

Lancaster, John. “Pakistan Says 3 Nuclear Scientists Are Under Investigation,” The Washington Post, December 23, 2003, p. A14.

Pronina, Lyubov. “Russia Plans to Break Up 100 Nuclear Subs, With More Help,” DefenseNews, December 15, 2003, p. 8.

Rohter, Larry. “Brazil Resists Plan to Allow Spot Inspection of Nuclear Site,” The New York Times, December 28, 2003.

Sokolski, Henry. “Friendly Neighborhood Nonproliferation,” National Review Online, December 23, 2003.

IV. NUCLEAR WEAPONS MATERIAL CONTROL


Baker, Peter. “U.S.-Russia Team Seizes Uranium at Bulgaria,” The Washington Post, December 24, 2003, p. A10.

V. CONVENTIONAL ARMS CONTROL AND ARMS TRANSFERS

“Nicaragua Set to Destroy Air-Defence Systems,” Jane’s Defence Weekly, December 3, 2003, p. 10.

“U.S. Backs Worldwide Effort on Postwar Ordnance,” The Washington Times, December 1, 2003, p. A16.

Drogin, Bob and Jeffrey Fleishman. “Banned Arms Flowed Into Iraq Through Syrian Firm,” Los Angeles Times, December 30, 2003.

Loeb, Vernon. “Group Cites U.S. Tactics in Many Civilian Deaths,” The Washington Post, December 12, 2003, p. A41.

Shachtman, Noah. “U.S. Issuing Troops More ‘Non-Lethal’ Weaponry,” Chicago Tribune, December 11, 2003, p. 20.

VII. U.S. POLICY

Peña, Charles. “Iraq War Makes Case Against Mini-Nukes,” DefenseNews, December 8, 2003, p. 45.

Peña, Charles V. “Mini-Nukes and Preemptive Policy: A Dangerous Combination,” Cato Institute, November 19, 2003, 15 pp.

VIII. REGIONAL SECURITY ALLIANCES AND ISSUES


Hutzler, Charles. “U.S.-China Relations Warm Up After Teamwork on North Korea,” The Wall Street Journal, December 15, 2003, p. A3.

Opall-Rome, Barbara. “Israel, China to Revive Ties,” DefenseNews, December 15, 2003, p. 1.

EUROPEAN UNION


Pullinger, Stephen and Gerrard Quille. “The European Union: Seeking Common Ground for Tackling Weapons of Mass Destruction,” Disarmament Diplomacy, December 2003.

NATO

Fiorenza, Nicholas. “NATO to Activate CBRN Battalion,” DefenseNews, December 1, 2003, p. 14.

IX. OTHER

Chuter, Andrew. “U.K. Tries to Rein In Technology Transfers,” DefenseNews, December 1, 2003, p. 4.