Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is the premier public resource on scientific and technological developments that impact global security. Founded by Manhattan Project Scientists, the Bulletin's iconic "Doomsday Clock" stimulates solutions for a safer world.
  

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Contents

Moving Toward Disinvention
4
Nuclear weapons (Testing, Suspension), Disarmament
Just Like the Bad Old Days?
5
Alexander Nikitin, Bellona Foundation, Russia (Federation) Federal Security Service, Radioactive pollution (Russia (Federation)), Official secrets (Russia (Federation))
Cassini, Yes; Topaz, No
9
Artificial satellites (Nuclear power), Space vehicles, Russian, Space flight to Saturn (Cassini mission), Radioactive space pollution, Space vehicles (Nuclear power), Thermionics
Bobbled Ban
11
Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects (1980), Land mines (Disarmament)
Rivals to March Side by Side
14
Argentina (Armed Forces, Maneuvers, Foreign relations, Brazil), Brazil (Armed Forces, Maneuvers, Foreign relations, Argentina)
And Now, Abolition
42
International Court of Justice, Nuclear weapons, Disarmament
Less Than Meets the Eye
43
International Court of Justice, Nuclear weapons, Disarmament
The Counter-revolution
45
International Court of Justice, Nuclear weapons, Disarmament
So What?
46
International Court of Justice, Nuclear weapons, Disarmament
High Flyin' Spies
48
Artificial satellites (Reconnaissance use), Electronic surveillance, Aerial reconnaissance

Smoke, But No Fire
15
Smuggling, Nuclear industry (Export-import trade), Nuclear weapons (Former Soviet republics), Poland (Commerce)
The Parity's Over
16
Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, Nuclear weapons (Russia (Federation)), Russia (Federation) (Military policy)
A Byrd, Not a Hawk
20
Robert C. Byrd (American senator.); 1917-2010, Democratic Party (U.S.), United States Congress Senate, United States Dept. of Defense (Appropriations and expenditures)
The Stewardship Smokescreen
22
United States Dept. of Energy, Nuclear weapons, Nuclear research laboratories
Costly Giveaways
30
Surplus military property, Military assistance, American, Military weapons (Export-import trade)
World Court Says Mostly No to Nuclear Weapons
39
International Court of Justice, Nuclear weapons, Disarmament
Coming Soon to a Sky Near You
50
Artificial satellites (Earth sciences use, Economic aspects), Satellite imagery
No Reform Here
55
United States Central Intelligence Agency, Commission on the Roles and Capabilities of the United States Intelligence Community, Intelligence service
Revolution and war (Book Review)
60
Estimated Russian Stockpile, September 1996
62
Nuclear weapons (Russia (Federation))
The Special-weapons Umbrella
64
United States Defense Special Weapons Agency, United States Defense Nuclear Agency

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