Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 63 Issue 3

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May
2007
Volume: 63
ISSN: 0096-3402
Page count: 76
Issue external URL: Link

Opinion

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Opinion
The United States needs to find a better balance between security and civil liberties before a nuclear terrorist attack irreparably damages the country.
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Opinion
In China and India, support for non-proliferation efforts ultimately hinges on national interests.
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Opinion
If governments want to develop incapacitating chemical agents for use in warfare, they should come out and say so.

Interview

1 May 2007
Interview
The natural world is simply wondrous, unless you're bioengineer Drew Endy. Then it's also inefficiently designed.

Feature

1 May 2007
Feature
For all the buildings and artifacts that we preserve, thousands are lost forever. In this special Bulletin essay, Pulitzer Prize-winner Richard Rhodes examines the value of protecting the physical legacy of the U.S. nuclear enterprise and what its loss would tell us about ourselves.
1 May 2007
Feature
Building the Bomb is a form of national self-expression–and that's especially the case for Kim Jong II.
1 May 2007
Feature
Once deemed a humanitarian problem, failed states are now recognized as threats to global security. Today, 52 countries are mired in poverty and lack effective governance. Yet no one is certain how to help them.
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Feature
Armed with new leadership, the storied Nevada Test Site is ready for a host of new challenges-even a resumption of nuclear testing.

Review

1 May 2007
Review
The Suicide Factory: Abu Hamza and the Finsbury Park Mosque, by Sean O'Neill and Daniel McGrory, HarperPerennial, 320 pages, 2006, £7.99
1 May 2007
Review
“The Iranian Petroleum Crisis and United States National Security,” by Roger Stern, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 104, no. 1, January 2, 2007.
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Review
“Atmospheric Effects and Societal Consequences of Regional Scale Nuclear Conflicts and Acts of Individual Nuclear Terrorism,” by Owen B. Toon, Richard P. Turco, Alan Robock, Charles Bardeen, Luke Oman, and Georgiy L. Stenchikov. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, November 22, 2006.

Nuclear notebook

Turn back the clock

1 May 2007
Turn back the clock