Twin anachronisms: Nuclear weapons and militarism
Tags: NUCLEAR weapons
- Fallout. Kitfield, James // Government Executive;May98, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p14
Highlights the struggle of the managers of the United States nuclear weapons complex to adjust to life after the arms race. Discussion on President George Bush's decision to halt all weapons development and production in 1988; Information on the decision to entrust the nuclear arsenal to...
- The Iranian Dilemma: Israel (Part 1). Kazerooni, Ibrahim; Prince, Rob // Foreign Policy in Focus;11/15/2011, p3
The author discusses issues pertaining to a potential attack against Iran by Israel. In the middle of the Arab Spring protest movements, the involvement of Israel in anti-Iranian campaigns has intensified. Israel continues to view Iran as its adversary particularly after news about the...
- North Korean nukes. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;7/4/94, Vol. 21 Issue 29, p31
Presents a listing of countries which are known to have stockpiles of nuclear weapons. Observations regarding North Korea's desire to join this list of nations; Middle Eastern countries that covet nuclear weapons technology.
- No nukes America. Bethell, Tom // American Spectator;Dec96, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p18
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- Laboratories begin research on common warhead. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/18/89, Vol. 131 Issue 12, p33
Reports the Los Alamos and Sandia national laboratories have begun design definition and detailed cost analyses for a new nuclear warhead that will be common to the Air Force's tactical Short Range Attack Missile (SRAM-T) and the Army's Follow-onto Lance (FOTL) system.
- US nuclear weapons production: an overview. Cochran, T.B.; Arkin, W. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1988, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p12
Discusses the problem of aging warhead-producing facilities in the US. How these facilities, built in the 1940s and 1950s, are limiting production of warhead materials such as plutonium, tritium and weapon-grade uranium. INSET: Glossary.;A military fuel cycle primer..
- A case against producing nuclear material. Albright, D.; Paine, C. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1988, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p46
The authors argue in favor of a cutoff agreement for production of nuclear materials. The decision to produce, or not produce, new materials depends on arms reductions, kinds of weapons, rates of deployment, and production efficiency.
- The people vs. the complex. Charles, D. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1988, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p29
Looks at citizen groups who have held the US government accountable for problems at weapons facilities. Energy Research Foundation of S. Car.; Hanford Education Action League (HEAL) of Spokane, Wash.
- The buildup that wasn't. Arkin, W. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1989, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p6
Report that when Ronald Reagan told voters in 1984 that the US had regained nuclear superiority, they believed him--and stopped supporting his expensive, troubled weapons programs. Antinuclear movement; New deployment; Restructured nuclear forces.
- New players in the nuclear game. Spector, L.S. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1989, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p29
Discusses the spread of nuclear arms to regional powers in some of the world's most troubled areas. Reagan administration's overall record in dealing with specific emerging nuclear states; Nonproliferation not a high priority of Reagan administration; Civilian use of plutonium.