Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 61 Issue 5

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September
2005
Volume: 61
ISSN: 0096-3402
Page count: 76
Issue external URL: Link

On Topic

1 September 2005
On Topic
1 September 2005
On Topic

Opinion

1 September 2005
Opinion
In the struggle to keep nuclear materials out of the wrong hands, add complacency to the list of enemies.
1 September 2005
Opinion
The government's dubious bioterror case has sent a dangerous message.
1 September 2005
Opinion
In its own way, China is actually trying to influence North Korea.
1 September 2005
Opinion
A fighter pilot's guide to nonproliferation
1 September 2005
Opinion
The United States isn't the only country mesmerized by the potential of unmanned aerial vehicles. Is an unmanned arms race in the offing?

The Center Spread

1 September 2005
The Center Spread
A newly declassified Cold War nuclear war study shows just how frightening the “day after” could have been for Americans.

Feature

1 September 2005
Feature
Ten years ago, congressional Republicans did away with their world-renowned scientific advisory body, the Office of Technology Assessment. Now even some conservatives admit the time has come to bring it back.
1 September 2005
Feature
The latest doomsday threat to emerge from Washington envisions terrorists unleashing an electromagnetic pulse to produce the mother of all blackouts. But don't be afraid of the dark.
1 September 2005
Feature
A government program for improving the reliability of America's nuclear stockpile is being transformed into an initiative to churn out a new generation of nuclear weapons. And nobody is even bothering to ask why they're necessary.

Review

1 September 2005
Review
The Iranian Labyrinth: Journeys through Theocratic Iran and Its Furies, by Dilip Hiro. Nation Books, 418 pages, 2005, $16.95. Iran's Nuclear Option: Tehran's Quest for the Atom Bomb, by Al J. Venter. Casemate Publishers, 451 pages, 2005, $29.95.
1 September 2005
Review
“Missile Defense: The Current Debate,” Congressional Research Service, March 23, 2005; and “Findings and Recommendations,” Independent Review Team, March 31, 2005.
1 September 2005
Review
“State of Sectarianism in Pakistan,” International Crisis Group, April 2005.
1 September 2005
Review
Parameters, Summer 2005, U.S. Army War College.
1 September 2005
Review
International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, Summer 2005, Routledge.

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