Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 61 Issue 2

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March
2005
Volume: 61
ISSN: 0096-3402
Page count: 72
Issue external URL: Link

Reports

Opinion

1 March 2005
Opinion
Turf wars and bad analysis are just two likely products of the disastrous new intelligence reform.
1 March 2005
Opinion
As the costs of the Iraq War–in lives and money–continue to rise, public and political support continue to drop. Now is the time to find a way out.
1 March 2005
Opinion
Sure, it was a lousy idea when put into play in Iraq. But don't think the concept has disappeared–or that it's going away any time soon.

Feature

1 March 2005
Feature
At a time when cooperative threat reduction desperately needs to expand, its programs are instead at risk.
1 March 2005
Feature
A U.S. policy of preemption and a push for new nuclear weapon designs could be a recipe for disaster that makes proliferation more likely, not less.
1 March 2005
Feature
The nuclear test ban treaty can't enter into force until eleven “holdout” nations both sign and ratify it–including the United States. Many seem to be hiding behind U.S. inaction.
1 March 2005
Feature
With sensors in the ground, water, and air, the global system to detect nuclear tests already exceeds designers' expectations. Its potential now depends on political will.

The Center Spread

Editor's Note

Review

1 March 2005
Review
Engaging India: Diplomacy, Democracy, and the Bomb: A Memoir By Strobe Talbott, Brookings Institution Press, 2004, 256 pages; $29.95
1 March 2005
Review
Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe By Graham Allison, Times Books, 2004, 263 pages; $24
1 March 2005
Review

Nuclear notebook