Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 63 Issue 4

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July
2007
Volume: 63
ISSN: 0096-3402
Page count: 80
Issue external URL: Link

Opinion

1 July 2007
Opinion
To understand Russia's defense policy, the general who drafted the country's nuclear doctrine suggests, “Watch what Moscow does, not what it says.”
1 July 2007
Opinion
Capturing the polluting greenhouse gas is easy; getting rid of it is harder.
1 July 2007
Opinion
A spate of newly elected national leaders offers an opportunity to rethink nonproliferation strategies.
1 July 2007
Opinion
Despite its success as a bridge during periods of international tension, scientific cooperation is often an afterthought in diplomatic tool kits. To emphasize the important role it can play, our experts explore how science makes diplomacy work.

Interview

1 July 2007
Interview
The former head of Lawrence Livermore gives us a behind-fhe-scenes look af high-sfakes science by commiffee.

Feature

1 July 2007
Feature
How the Reliable Replacement Warhead Program will bolster global security.
1 July 2007
Feature
If the world is to avoid living under the nuclear shadow, nuclear weapons designing skills must wither and die.
1 July 2007
Feature
It is difficult to believe that the world's remaining superpower must sustain its nuclear arsenal indefinitely.
1 July 2007
Feature
Many Russians believe that U.S. nuclear initiatives are capitalizing on Moscow's weakness.
1 July 2007
Feature
RRW could increase pressure on Beijing to improve and enlarge its nuclear capability.
1 July 2007
Feature
The RRW Program started as a compromise, and it will likely end as one too.
1 July 2007
Feature
The real question about plutonium pits is not how fast they're aging, but why we need them at all.
1 July 2007
Feature
The RRW Program will not close the growing generation gap among weapons designers.
1 July 2007
Feature
Bruce Goodwin is the associate director for defense and nuclear technologies at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He worked to design the W80 nuclear warhead and oversaw Livermore's winning RRW design team.
1 July 2007
Feature
To get there requires bold thinking and a willingness to cooperate.
1 July 2007
Feature
With ttie Gold War superpowers looking for new military opportunities, an lowan physicist discovered how to take the heavens out of the equation.

Review

1 July 2007
Review
The Nuclear Borderlands: The Manhattan Project in Post-Cold War New Mexico, by Joseph Masco, Princeton University Press, 438 pages, 2006, $24.95.
1 July 2007
Review
“Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements,” Congressional Research Service, January 29, 2007.
1 July 2007
Review
Der Physiker der Mullahs (The Mullahs' Physicist), a film by Egmont R. Koch, broadcast on German PublicTelevision (WDR) on February 22, 2007.

Nuclear notebook

Turn back the clock

1 July 2007
Turn back the clock