Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 60 Issue 5

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September
2004
Volume: 60
ISSN: 0096-3402
Page count: 73
Issue external URL: Link

Reports

Opinion

1 September 2004
Opinion
A struggle by entrenched parties is likely to torpedo genuine intelligence community reform; the next CIA will not differ much from the old one.
1 September 2004
Opinion
Voters have a real–some would say stark–choice to make between the candidates when it comes to foreign policy.
1 September 2004
Opinion
That's where the Bush administration now finds itself after nearly four years of playing games with policy on North Korea.
1 September 2004
Opinion
The Bush administration promises that its ambitious plan for missile defense is purely benign, but it looks a lot like a shield-and-spear strategy.

Feature

1 September 2004
Feature
A quarter century after the accident at Three Mile Island, remarkably few questions about the health effects of that near-catastrophe have been asked–let alone answered.
1 September 2004
Feature
Nanotechnology seems to offer much the same promise–and danger–as biotechnology seemed to have in its early days. And it has attracted many of the same friends and foes.
1 September 2004
Feature
The U.S. plan to build a global missile defense has been gaining international support, but not because other governments believe it will make their countries safer.
1 September 2004
Feature
The Fast Flux Test Facility was supposed to underpin an ambitious U.S. breeder reactor program. But after the idea of the plutonium economy was abandoned, it became another of Energy's white elephants.

The Center Spread

1 September 2004
The Center Spread
Why be passive about history when you can make some yourself?

Review

1 September 2004
Review
Secrets and Lies: Operation “Iraqi Freedom” and After By Dilip Hiro, Nation Books, 2004, 467 pages; $14.95 Fraud: The Strategy Behind the Bush Lies and Why the Media Didn't Tell You By Paul Waldman, Sourcebooks, 2004, 311 pages; $24.95
1 September 2004
Review
Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective By J. Samuel Walker, University of California Press, 2004, 315 pages; $24.95
1 September 2004
Review
Idaho Falls: The Untold Story of America's First Nuclear Accident by William McKeown, ECW Press, 2003, 269 pages; $16.95

Nuclear notebook

And Another Thing…

1 September 2004
And Another Thing…