Angles and loopholes
- Who the hell will insure us? Ackland, Len // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Nov1992, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p22
Investigates incidences of radioactive and non-radioactive contamination in former and current workers at the Energy Department Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant, and other Energy Department facilities. The workers' dual goals of keeping their health insurance and their jobs are supported by...
- Portrait of a bad idea. Lewis, George; Postol, Theodore // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jul/Aug1997, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p18
Reports that United States ballistic-missile defense program undercut the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) treaty. Information about the deals of United States and Russia regarding the ABM treaty; Russian dilemma on United States missile defense efforts; Provisions of ABM Treaty on signatories.
- The unfinished work of arms control. Burns, William F. // Issues in Science & Technology;Fall97, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p37
Opinion. Presents the author's view on the progress in reducing the number of nuclear weapons by major powers. Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I); Provisions in the treaty; Short-term measures to be taken on the issue; Other factors to consider to reduce the nuclear weapons.
- Taming Shiva: Applying International law to nuclear operations. Dunlap, Charles // Air Force Law Review;1997, Vol. 42, p157
Demonstrates that nuclear weapons in United States like other sophisticated instrumentalities of modern war are amenable to the law of armed conflict in both theoretical and practical sense. Legality and ethical norms of nuclear force operations; Information about the Law of Armed Conflict...
- Nuclear weapons take a dive. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Dec1992, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p6
States that President George Bush signed legislation calling for a nine-month moratorium on US nuclear testing only because the superconducting supercollider, which he thought important to his reelection, was in the same bill. Major victory for proponents of an international test ban;...
- Go figure. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1994, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p5
Cites `Capital Crosswinds,' November 17, 1993, as saying the 1994 defense budget includes a provision that prohibits work that could lead to the production or deployment of mini-nukes (defined as nuclear weapons with a yield of less than five kilotons). Other provisions of the budget with...
- Belau votes `no nukes;' US says `vote again'. Braun, Mary Beth; Heddle, Jim // Earth Island Journal;Spring90, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p11
Reports that the United States government has been pressuring the nation of Palau to overturn its nuclear-free constitution. Adoption of the nuclear-free constitution by 92 percent of Palau citizens in 1980; Attempts to overturn the law.
- Seeking the Senate's critical mass. Goodwin, Irwin // Physics Today;Nov97, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p52
Focuses on the ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). Required votes for the ratification of the treaty by the Senate of the United States; Issue on the verification to ensure that no nation is developing nuclear weapons as the centerpiece of the Senate debate; Four...
- The itty bitty bomb threat. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May/Jun1997, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p7
Presents Sam Cohen's critical analysis on National Review regarding the United States decision for not using some of its neutron bomb stockpile during the Gulf War. Issue on Russia and South Africa's stockpiling of mini-nukes warheads.