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The Global Collaborative on
Denuclearization Design
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1 TX.001=2001.05.01.Bush.html DOCUMENT [2001.05.01] US President George W. Bush speech, at the National Defense University, on missile defense.
2 TX.002=1983.03.23.Reagan.html DOCUMENT [1983.03.23] US President Ronald Reagan, Address to the Nation on Defense and National Security, March 23 1983. [the ‘Star Wars’ speech.]
3 TX.006=2001.06.08.Chirac.html DOCUMENT [2001.06.08] Discours de Monsieur Jacques Chirac, Président de la République, Devant l'Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale, Paris, Vendredi 8 Juin 2001.
4 TX.007=2001.07.12.Wolfowit.html
   TX.009=2001.07.12.Wolfowitz.pdf
DOCUMENT [2001.07.12] Prepared Testimony of Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul D. Wolfowitz, Senate Armed Services Committee, Thursday, July 12, 2001. [On ballistic missile defense.]
5 TX.008=2001.07.12.Kadish.pdf DOCUMENT [2001.07.12] The Ballistic Missile Defense Program. Lieutenant General Ronald T. Kadish, USAF. Director, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization Amended Fiscal Year 2002 Budget.
6 TX.011=2001.07.16..Ch+Ru.html DOCUMENT [2001.07.16] Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation Between the People's Republic of China and the Russian Federation. 中俄签署睦邻友好合作条约(2001/7/16)[In Chinese and English, side by side.]
7 TX.12=2001.07.16.Ch-Ru.Eng.html DOCUMENT [2001.07.16] Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation Between the People's Republic of China and the Russian Federation. [English]
8 TX.013=2001.12.20.Abrogati.html GC.DD PAPER [2001.09.15, 2001.12.20] Bruce D. Larkin. “Treaty Abrogation and GW Bush’s Designs on the ABM Treaty.”

DOCUMENT [2001.12.13] GW Bush Remarks on National Missile Defense.
9 TX.015=2001.09.26 Bush+NWs.html GC.DD PAPER [2001.09.26; rev. 2001.10.04] Bruce D. Larkin. “Nuclear Weapons and GW Bush’s ‘War on Terrorism’”
10 TX.016=2001.10.11.Bush.html DOCUMENT [2001.10.11] GW Bush, Press Conference, 11 October 2001. [Highlighting and markup by the GC.DD editor.]
11 TX.017=2001.10.25.reABM.html DOCUMENT [2001.10.25] Excerpts from Donald Rumsfeld, Press Conference, 25 October 2001: the §§ on ABM Treaty withdrawal.
12 TX.018=2001.10.28.Rumsfeld.html DOCUMENT [2001.10.28] Excerpts from Donald Rumsfeld, CNN Interview, 28 October 2001: §§ on tactical nuclear weapons and Afghanistan.
13 TX.019=2001.11.13.P+B.html DOCUMENT [2001.11.13] Excerpts from Vladimir Putin and GW Bush, Press Conference, 13 November 2001: §§ on reductions in strategic nuclear forces and the ABM Treaty. [With Bruce Larkin’s highlighting.]
14 TX.019=2001.11.13.P+B.html DOCUMENT [2001.11.13] Excerpts from Vladimir Putin and GW Bush, Press Conference, 13 November 2001: §§ on reductions in strategic nuclear forces and the ABM Treaty. [Highlighting by the GC.DD editor.]
15 TX.020=2002.02.01.NPR.html GC.DD PAPER [2002.02.01] Bruce D. Larkin. “The US 2002 Nuclear Posture Review and its Implications for Nuclear Abolition”.
16 TX.020=2002.02.01.NPR.html
   TX.020=2002.02.01.NPR.pdf
GC.DD PAPER [2002.02.01] Bruce D. Larkin. “The US 2002 Nuclear Posture Review and its Implications for Nuclear Abolition”.
17 TX.021=2002.05.24.US-RuTreaty.html
DOCUMENT [2002.05.24] Treaty Between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Strategic Offensive Reductions [SORT]. [‘The Moscow Treaty’.] [Includes a comment by the GC.DD editor.]
18 TX.022=2002.01.09.Briefing.html
DOCUMENT [2002.01.09] J. D. Crouch, US Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy. Special Briefing on the Nuclear Posture Review.
19 TX.022=2002.01.09.NPRBriefing.html DOCUMENT [2002.01.09] J. D. Crouch, US Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy. Special Briefing on the Nuclear Posture Review.
20 TX.024=2002.10.01.Iraq.pdf
   TX.024=2002.10.21.Iraq.pdf
   TX.024=2002.12.08.Iraq.pdf
GC.DD PAPER [2002.10.01, 2002.10.21, 2002.12.08] Bruce D. Larkin. “Iraq—Go to War? And the Nuclear Question.”

[The revised version of 21 October 2002 contains some minor revisions and additions. The revision of 8 December 2002 adds Addendum 2 on UN Security Council Resolution 1441 concerning weapon inspections in Iraq by UNMOVIC and IAEA, and Addendum 3, the texts of Resolution 1441 and an associated 8 October 2002 letter to Iraq from the heads of UNMOVIC and IAEA.]
21 TX.025=2003.01.27.UNSC.Blix.html DOCUMENT [2003.01.27] Hans Blix. Remarks to the UN Security Council, 27 January 2003, on the work of UNMOVIC and the IAEA.
22 TX.026=2003.01.27.UNSC.ElBaradei.html DOCUMENT [2003.01.27] IAEA Director General Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei. “The Status of Nuclear Inspections in Iraq.” Remarks to the UN Security Council, 27 January 2003.
23 TX.027=2003.01.27.IAEAReport.html DOCUMENT [2003.01.27] IAEA Update Report for the Security Council Pursuant to Resolution 1441 (2002). 27 January 2003.
24 TX.028=2003.11.11.IraqWar.pdf GC.DD PAPER [2003.11.11] Bruce D. Larkin. “The Iraq War of 2003 and the Politics of Denuclearization.”
25 TX.029=2003.11.19.UCS.html ANALYSIS [2003.11.19] Union of Concerned Scientists. “Congress Constrains New Nuclear Weapons.”
26 TX.032=2003.12.03.China.Chinese.pdf
   TX.031=2003.12.03.China.English.pdf
   TX.030=2003.12.03.China.C+E.pdf
   TX.033=2003.12.03.China.C+E.html
DOCUMENT [2003.12.03] People’s Republic of China. Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 中国的防扩散政策和措施   “China’s Non-Proliferation Policy and Measures”
27 TX.036=2005.03.03.DD.pdf
   TX.037=2005.03.03.DD.rtf
GC.DD BOOK [2005.03.03] Bruce D. Larkin. Designing Denuclearization: The Quest for Secure Non-Nuclear Futures.
28 TX.041=2005.10.24.NWPacific.pdf
GC.DD PAPER [2005.10.24] Bruce D. Larkin. “Denuclearization Prerequisites in the Northwest Pacific”. DRAFT of paper to appear in the Stockholm Journal of East Asian Studies.
29 TX.043=2008.07.17.StrategicForces.pdf
Hearing on “Nuclear Weapons Complex Modernization,”, US House of Representatives, House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces. 17 July 2008. An agenda with links to prepared testimony was seen in July 2008 at the House website. For convenience GC.DD has combined the prepared texts into a single pdf file (about 1MB), in alphabetic order by name of presenter. That single file is the resource listed here.
30 INDEX.to.lascience26.shtml
TX.075=2011.02.24.LAScienceNo26.pdf
Los Alamos Science No. 26: Challenges in Plutonium Science and an Index to individual articles. PATIENCE: Because of the large number of graphics, this file will be slow to open.The first section, by former LANL Director Siegfried S. Hecker and staff, is an overview including discussions germane to arms control and disarmament:
  • Plutonium—A Historical Overview Siegfried S. Hecker with the Los Alamos Science staff 2
  • In the Beginning 3
  • A Factor of Millions—Why We Made Plutonium—with André F. Michaudon and Ileana G. Buican 4
  • Plutonium in Use—From Single Atoms to Multiton Amounts 10
  • Plutonium—An Element at Odds with Itself 16
  • The Plutonium Challenge—Stockpile Stewardship 24
  • The Plutonium Challenge—Avoiding Nuclear Weapons Proliferation 28
  • The Plutonium Challenge—Environmental Issues 36

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SELECTED POINTERS

George Perkovich and James M. Acton,Abolishing Nuclear Weapons, Adelphi Paper No. 396. International Institute for Strategic Studies. 2008..
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Your institution may subscribe to the full text on line. Look for ‘Adelphi Papers’ as a journal to which your library provides access.

Image The WMD Commission, led by Dr. Hans Blix, issued on 1 June 2006 Weapons of Terror: Freeing the World of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Arms.

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on 3 March 2005 issued a major study: George Perkovich, Jessica T. Mathews, Joseph Cirincione, Rose Gottemoeller and Jon B. Wolfsthal, Universal Compliance: A Strategy for Nuclear Security.

The book is described at the CEIP web site, and the full text [pdf format] may be downloaded from that site.

National Research Council. Committee on International Security and Arms Control. Monitoring Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear-Explosive Materials: An Assessment of Methods and Capabilities.".

The full text can be downloaded from the National Academies Press as a pdf document.

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has issued a report assessing claims and evidence concerning “weapons of mass destruction” in Iraq. It incorporates a number of key documents, and excerpts from documents.
Joseph Cirincione, Jessica T. Mathews and George Perkovich, WMD in Iraq: Evidence and Implications January 2004.[pdf] WMD

American Physical Society. Study Group on Boost-Phase Intercept Systems for National Missile Defense. Report. 15 July 2003:
NMDBoost-Phase Intercept Systems for National Missile Defense: Scientific and Technical Issues, 2003.07.15. [pdf]

Decoy discrimination in US missile defense tests is the subject of two US General Accounting Office reports issued on 28 February 2002:
“Missile Defense: Review of Allegations About an Early National Missile Defense Flight Test,” GAO-02-125; and “Missile Defense: Review of Results and Limitations of an Early National Missile Defense Flight Test,” GAO-02-124.
These reports concern issues raised by Dr. Nira Schwartz and Professor Theodore Postol. The second item includes the text of a 12 June 2001 GAO report on DoD challenges to Professor Postol’s handling of material alleged to be classified.

Image In January 2002 CDRPC published Bruno Barrillot’s
L’Héritage de la bombe. Polynésie/Sahara: 1960-2002

on effects of the French nuclear tests.

On 8 November 2001 the National Security Archive posted Electronic Briefing Book No. 60:
The Secret History of the ABM Treaty, 1969-1972,
edited by William Burr, containing the texts of a number of revelatory documents of the period.


BASIC posted [November 2001] the Research Report
Secrecy and Dependence: The UK Trident System in the 21st Century
.

NRDC has posted, and issued in hard copy in July 2001,
The U.S. Nuclear War Plan: A Time for Change,
addressing the SIOP. It incorporates results of an ingenious NRDC simulation of the effects of nuclear attacks.

CNS issued this report by Tariq Rauf on 2001.05.11:
Towards NPT 2005: An Action Plan for the ‘13-Steps’ Towards Nuclear Disarmament Agreed at NPT 2000.

2005 NPT POINTERS
A propos the 2005 NPT Review Conference,
2-27 May 2005, UN headquarters, New York.

The ACRONYM Institute maintains a page on the Nonproliferation Treaty and IAEA. During the 2005 Review Conference it includes links to daily updates on the conference.


The Mountbatten Centre for International Studies (MCIS), Southampton University, in association with the Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), Monterey Institute of International Studies: the MCIS CNS NPT Briefing Book (April 2005 Edition).

Table of Contents with links for pdf downloads.

Expanded Table of Contents with complete document list.

The Washington-based Arms Control Association (ACA) has published a 50-page comprehensive guide on “Major Proposals to Strengthen the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty”. The report is co-written by ACA research fellow Claire Applegarth and Reaching Critical Will project director Rhianna Tyson.

Full text of Guide in pdf format.
On 28 March 2005 the Washington Post published an op-ed piece by former US president Jimmy Carter in which he writes that “The United States is the major culprit in the erosion of the Non-Proliferation Treaty.”
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Arms Control Association have launched a web site of information and analysis on the 2005 NPT Review Conference.