Citations with the tag: NUCLEAR weapons
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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.
Kazerooni, Ibrahim; Prince, Rob // 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.
Bethell, Tom // 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.
- Exporting trouble--West Germany's freewheeling nuclear business.
Charles, D. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Apr1989, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p21
Reports on West German export policy and the fact that the US government has repeatedly protested the activities of West German companies that allegedly exported sensitive technology to countries in the Third World. INSET: The Transnuclear affair(company which handles nuclear waste)..
- India, Pakistan's nuclear weapons: all the pieces in place.
Albright, D.; Zamora, T. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jun1989, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p20
Reports that recent probes reveal nuclear weapons programs in both states are more extensive than suspected, from tritium and beryllium plants for sophisticated warheads to missile technology to deliver them. INSET: Hibbs uncovers scandals..
- Why not now? Debating a nuclear-free millennium.
Taylor, T.B.; Drell, S. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jul/Aug1989, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p25
Reports on the debate over a resolution that nuclear weapons should be abolished by the year 2000, between Theodore B. Taylor and Sidney Drell, held at the national meeting of Physicians for Social Responsibility in March, 1989.
- Estimated Soviet nuclear stockpile, July 1989.
Taylor, T.B.; Drell, S. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jul/Aug1989, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p56
Presents a chart estimating the size and composition of the Soviet nuclear stockpile. Analysis of Soviet nuclear stockpile included.
- India's missiles--with a little help from our friends.
Milhollin, G. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Nov1989, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p31
Tells the story of the development of `Agni,' India's first strategic missile, and shows how difficult it is to separate civilian and military uses of technology and how futile the recent attempts to stop the spread of missiles may be. American,French, and German assistance; Interchangeable...
- Nuclear abolition: would cheaters count?
Perkins Jr., R.; Drell, S.D. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Dec1989, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p16
Opinion. Presents three viewpoints on nuclear abolition and the issue of cheating.
- A precious chance.
Moore, M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jan/Feb1992, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p2
Editorial. Suggests the world currently has a chance to help the former Soviet Union reduce its weapons stockpile, reductions that should be made systematically, with nuclear weapons taken off line and dismantled. The US Senate has already authorized up to $500 million for this. In uncertain...
- U.S. STRATEGIC NUCLEAR FORCES, END OF 1991.
Norris, R.S. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jan/Feb1992, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p49
Outlines the major changes made in all three legs of the US strategic triad last year and notes continuing fiscal constraints, changing operational requirements, implementation of START and a possible START II treaty would cause the strategic arsenal to decrease further by the late 1990s....
- Tinynukes for mini minds.
Arkin, W.; Norris, R.S. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Apr1992, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p24
States the self-styled keepers of the nuclear flame are waging a cynical campaign to convince the administration that the US should develop a new generation of smaller nuclear weapons in order to save the nuclear weapons complex. The Bush administration has not endorsed these proposals. The...
- Iraq's shop-till-you-drop nuclear program.
Albright, D.; Hibbs, M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Apr1992, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p26
Focuses on the foreign help that Iraq had in its efforts to enrich uranium and design an atomic bomb. Simultaneous pursuit of a number of technical avenues to the bomb; Elaborate procurement network in Europe, North America and Asia; Seizing opportunities to obtain any uncontrolled equipment...
- Known nuclear tests worldwide, 1945 to December 31, 1991.
Albright, D.; Hibbs, M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Apr1992, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p49
Presents, in chart form, total numbers of known nuclear tests worldwide for the years 1945 through 1991. Includes testing in the United States, Soviet Union, United Kingdom, France and China. The totals include one underground test in India in 1974.
- From the movement to the moment.
Cortright, D. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; May1992, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p13
Enumerates current Pentagon, Defense Department and Energy Department actions which suggest that the United States has been slower than Russia is adapting to the new international climate. An approach which ends arms development qualitatively as well as quantitatively is needed. Support for an...
- Destroy weapons; Make electricity.
Panofsky, W.K.H. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; May1992, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p15
Asserts that the best opportunity to reduce the risk of a devastating nuclear explosion rests on replacing confrontation with cooperation among states wherever possible, and such cooperation should extend to the management of nuclear weapons. Regional collective security arrangements; Minimizing...
- Don't neglect new weapons plant.
Garwin, R.L. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; May1992, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p17
Considers the safety problem posed by the 27,000 nuclear warheads on Russian, Kazakh, Ukranian and Belarussian territory. The task of disabling and destroying ex-Soviet nuclear and chemical weapons must not be impeded by the better getting in the way of the good enough. Recommendations for...
- Between enemies.
Garwin, R.L. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; May1992, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p24
Presents an essay by Carl Sagan concerning the use of the military defense complex to detect, track, monitor, and predict which sizeable near-Earth interplanetary objects may be on a future collision trajectory with Earth, and how to prevent a collision from happening. Two methods of prevention...
- Twin anachronisms: Nuclear weapons and militarism.
Barnet, R.J. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; May1992, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p26
Considers the possibility of a world free of nuclear weapons, and calls for the major nuclear powers to cease production of warheads and weapons-grade fissionable material, to end weapons research, development, and testing, and end production of nuclear delivery systems. Spelling out political...
- Where will the `fool's gold' go?
Krepon, M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; May1992, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p31
Forecasts the world in the year 2001: all nuclear weapons tests have stopped, no missile on land or sea carries more than three warheads, long-term, strategic arms reductions continue toward minimal deterrent levels, battle lines are formed over disposal of plutonium and highly enriched uranium....
- Keep nuclear insurance.
Krepon, M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; May1992, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p34
Presents an essay by Paul H. Nitze on the steps the United States should take immediately regarding reductions in strategic nuclear forces and deterring potential nuclear-armed enemies. While nuclear arms are with us to stay, there is a great opportunity at the moment to affect the number,...
- Proposed U.S. and C.I.S. strategic forces.
Norris, R.S.; Arkin, W. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; May1992, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p48
Presents, in chart form, United States' and Commonwealth of Independent States' strategic forces at their peak, how they were expected to look after Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) reductions and their possible configurations if either of two post-START proposals are adopted. US Air...
- 15 years ago in the Bulletin.
Norris, R.S.; Arkin, W. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Sep1992, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p5
Considers an article by Finnish radio-chemist Jorma Miettinen in the September 1977 `Bulletin,' which described a new nuclear weapon developed by the US Defense Department, an `enhanced radiation' warhead designed to kill people through the release of neutrons. The new bomb was developed for...
- India's silent bomb.
Albright, David; Hibbs, Mark // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Sep1992, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p27
Elaborates on US concern over Indian nuclear capabilities. Proposals for a five-nation conference to include India, Pakistan, China, Russia and the US aimed at creating a regional nuclear-weapons-free zone; India's need for improved political and nuclear test ban; Background of the Indian...
- Where the bombs are.
Norris, Robert S.; Arkin, William M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Sep1992, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p48
Gives information on nuclear weapons the US has stored in 25 states and seven foreign countries, and notes that major retirements and the removal of thousands of nuclear weapons from overseas bases is the largest shift in deployment patterns since weapons are deployed; The future; Disassembly.
- National insecurity.
Moore, Mike // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Nov1992, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p2
Editorial. Explores an array of ironies, from President Bush's emphasis on the jobs-for-everyone aspect of the defense budget to US sanctions on Russian and India for shipments of space hardware. North Korea's joint nuclear-weapons inspection program with South Korea; Increasing piles of...
- Vanunu: Israel's embarrassment.
Day Jr., Samuel H. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Nov1992, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p12
Contends that while many Americans, in and out of public life, are aware that Israel is one of the most formidable nuclear-weapons states on Earth, in Israel the reality of the bomb has been blanketed by an official silence made impenetrable by strict national security laws, censorship and a...
- Plutonium: True separation anxiety.
Berkhout, Frans; Diakov, Anatoli // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Nov1992, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p28
Says that, for now, control over weapons materials remains with the national military establishments in the US and Russia and it is essential that the two countries take steps to assure each other, and the rest of the world, that the fissile material recovered from excess warheads will not be...
Albright, David; Hibbs, Mark // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jan/Feb1993, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p8
Says that Iraqi officials finally admitted to International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors that they had been researching gas-centrifuge enrichment of uranium at Rashidiya. Continuing investigations in Germany into Iraq's procurement network; Supplies from the German firm RO-SCH...
- Russia's pantexes.
Norris, Robert S.; Arkin, William M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jan/Feb1993, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p56
Claims that there are three major Russian nuclear warhead production/dismantling facilities: at Nizhnaya Tura (in the Urals), at Penza (south of Gorky) and at Yuryuzan (southwest of Zlatoust).
- Uranium glut.
Norris, Robert S.; Arkin, William M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jan/Feb1993, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p56
Announces that all W33 warheads for the Army's eight-inch nuclear artillery shells have been dismantled as of October 6, 1992. According to the Energy Department the uranium removed from the shells will be stored at Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to await final disposition.
- U.S. strategic nuclear forces, end of 1992.
Norris, Robert S.; Arkin, William M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jan/Feb1993, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p57
Lists the types of strategic nuclear weapons. Minuteman II ICBMs taken off alert in September 1991; Decommissioning by the Navy to meet lower START Treaty limits; Counts on B-1 bombers.
- Nuclear asymmetry.
Norris, Robert S.; Arkin, William M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Mar1993, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p14
Speculates there are two instances in which the use of nuclear explosives is thinkable: when only one side possesses nuclear weapons and when only one side is targetable. One-sided possession of nuclear explosives implicitly means the coercion of the have-nots; Effects of fear of nuclear...
- Ukraine: Stuck with the goods.
Kiselyov, Sergei // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Mar1993, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p30
Speculates that the Ukraine has stopped transferring the remainder of the former Soviet tactical nuclear arsenal to Russia for two reasons: because it had no control over the dismantling process in Russia and a desire to see how the United States would react. Probability Ukraine will negotiate...
- Russian (C.I.S.) strategic nuclear forces, end of 1992.
Norris, Robert S.; Arkin, William M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Mar1993, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p49
Lists the Russian strategic nuclear forces, which are approximately the same size as a year ago. Terms of the START II treaty signed in Moscow, January 3, 1993; Silo destruction; Submarine retirements; Bomber force practically immobile; Details.
- Slow but steady.
Albright, David // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jul/Aug1993, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p5
Provides more information on Armscor, South Africa's armaments corporation that built primitive nuclear devices in the 1980s. Plans to replace seven canon-type devices with seven upgraded devices when they reached the end of their estimated life; Not much progress toward implosion weapons; New...
- NUCLEAR JUNKIES: THOSE LOVABLE LITTLE BOMBS.
Arkin, William M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jul/Aug1993, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p22
Claims support for building smaller nuclear weapons has spread like a virus, infecting the nuclear laboratories, the Air Force and the Navy, Strategic Command, the Defense Nuclear Agency and the Central and European Commands. Nuclear zealots intent on developing a new generation of small...
- TICKING TIME BOMBS: EAST BLOC REACTORS.
Halverson, Thomas // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jul/Aug1993, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p43
Speculates that if nothing is done about 25 of the most dangerous Soviet-type nuclear reactors, the West will have a chance to react to another nuclear reactor explosion or meltdown in Eastern Europe or the former Soviet Union. Reactors that should be closed or improved immediately; Soviet...
- U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile, July 1994.
Norris, Robert S.; Arkin, William M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jul/Aug1994, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p61
Discusses the status of the nuclear weapons stockpile in the United States as of July 1994. Data of operational nuclear weapons; President Bill Clinton and his administration's lack of overall nuclear plan; Strategic and non-strategic nuclear weapons.
- Estimated Russian (C.I.S.) stockpile, September 1995.
Norris, Robert S.; Arkin, William M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Sep/Oct1995, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p62
Presents estimates of the size and composition of the former Soviet nuclear stockpile.
- Tales from nuclear storyland.
Arkin, William M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Sep/Oct1995, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p64
Presents a guide for readers about the truth regarding the news on nuclear weapons.
- U.S. NUCLEAR WEAPON LOCATIONS, 1995.
Norris, Robert S.; Arkin, William M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Nov/Dec1995, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p74
Provides information on the locations of various nuclear weapons of the United States. Removal of nuclear weapons in eight states; North Dakota as having the most number of nuclear weapons; Energy department facilities considered as nuclear weapons storage sites; Bombs deployed overseas.
- Circles of destruction.
Taylor, Theodore B. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jan/Feb1996, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p4
Opinion. Talks about the author, Theodore Taylor's involvement in the development of nuclear weapons in the United States. Work on fission weapons; Sense of personal power over events of global significance; Resignation from the Defense Atomic Support Agency; Work to rid the world of nuclear...