NATO News Stories

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NATO News Stories

This page provides links to news stories related to NATO’s nuclear policy and the debate about a no-first-use policy. The stories are listed in reverse chronological order beginning with the most recent entry. Either scroll down or use the search engine to locate items of interest.

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News From 1999

  • Egypt Says Israeli Nukes Were Subject of Meeting With NATO, MENA (Cairo), (Nov 23, 1999).
  • “Back from the Brink Campaign” announced, (Nov 22, 1999). Also visit the Back From The Brink campaign website [Note: May not become operational until December 9].
  • Bush Outlines Foreign Policy, (Nov 20, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Heavyweight ‘Vulcans’ Help Bush Forge a Foreign Policy, (Nov 19, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Euro Deputies Warn Y2K Could Cause Atomic Disaster, Reuters, (Nov 18, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Yeltsin Signs Test Ban Treaty Bill, Washington Post, (Nov 18, 1999) [text-only version].
  • U.S. Senator Blasts European Parliament Y2K Concern, (Nov 18, 1999). Also visit the U.S. Senate Special Committee on the Year 2000 Technology Problem.
  • CIA Intelligence Reports Declassified, Reuters, (Nov 18, 1999). Also visit the Central Intelligence Agency.
  • Russia Conducts Missile Test From Nuclear Submarine, ITAR-TASS, (Nov 17, 1999).
  • NATO Announces December Defense Planning Meetings, NATO Press Release, (Nov 17, 1999) [text-only version].
  • NATO Assembly Urges US To Ratify CTBT, AFP, (Nov 15, 1999).
  • French Nuclear Test Simulation Meets Political Opposition, Le Monde, (Nov 11, 1999).
  • Chinese Official: U.S. Missile Shield Would Shift Balance of Power, Washington Post, (Nov 11, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Russia Warns U.S. About Missiles, Associated Press, (Nov 10, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Importance of U.S. Nuclear Bombs in Europe Reaffirmed, U.S. State Department, (Nov 9, 1999) [excerpt only]. See also full transcript.
  • Pentagon Denies NATO-Nukes Pullout, Washington Times, (Nov 5, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Rumor Of U.S. Nuclear Withdrawal From Europe, AFP, (Nov 4, 1999).
  • Russia Shows Off Nuclear Force, Associated Press, (Oct 4, 1999) [text-only version].
  • North Korea Says U.S. Threatened With Nuclear Weapons, Chungang Ilbo, (Nov 3, 1999).
  • NATO Corrects AP Story On Hungary Deployment, Associated Press, (Nov 3, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Hungarian Leader Laughs At Russian Protest Over Nuclear Remarks, AFP, (Nov 3, 1999).
  • Russia Unnerved by Hungary Remarks, Associated Press, (Nov 2, 1999) [text-only version].
  • US May Give North Korea Guarantee Against Missile Attack, Yonhap, (Oct 31, 1999).
  • Hungarian Prime Minister’s Nuclear Pledge Confirmed, Reuters, (Oct 30, 1999).
  • Hungarian Prime Minister Says Hungary Would Consider NATO Nukes, Globe And Mail, (Oct 29, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Debate on Presence of U.S. Atomics in Belgium, La Libre Belgique, (Oct 29, 1999).
  • KGB Official Says Soviets Hid Nukes In U.S, Inside the Pentagon, (Oct 28, 1999).
  • U.S. Air Force Weighs Multi-Role Long-Range Missile, Aviation Week and Space Technology, (Oct 28, 1999).
  • U.S. Weighed Nuclear Arms To Asian Allies In 60s, Reuters, (Oct 28, 1999).
  • Editorial Praises Canadian Foreign Minister’s Nuclear Stand, Toronto Star, (Oct 27, 1999).
  • New Book Announced: India’s Nuclear Bomb, California University Press, (October 1999).
  • U.S. Denies It Put Nukes in Iceland, Associated Press, (Oct 26, 1999) [text-only version].
  • China Allotting Funds To Counter Nuke Attack, Washington Times, (Oct 25, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Official: Russia Can Update Nukes, Associated Press, (Oct 25, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Clinton Signs $268B Defense Bill, Associated Press, (Oct 25, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Jiang Says China Wants To Ratify Test Ban, Reuters, (Oct 24, 1999). Also see Associated Press story.
  • Axworthy Blasts U.S. On Nuclear Policy, Globe and Mail, (Oct 23, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Italy And Netherlands Say: Nukes Are Necessary, Associated Press, (Oct 21, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Moscow Not Surprised by News of US Warheads Abroad, Interfax, (Oct 21, 1999).
  • United States Secretly Deployed Nuclear Bombs In 27 Countries and Territories During Cold War, press release from Natural Resources Defense Council, (Oct 20, 1999).
  • Russia To Base Su-24 Bombers In Ukraine, Jane’s Defence Weekly, (Oct 20, 1999).
  • Nukes Only To Be Used Against “Agressor”, Interfax, (Oct 20, 1999).
  • New Rules For The Nuclear Age, Christian Science Monitor, (Oct 19, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Naval Strategic Nuclear Force Said To Be Readiness, Itar-Tass, (Oct 18, 1999).
  • Russian General on Reasons For Use of Nuclear Weapons, Interfax, (Oct 17, 1999). See also corresponding Xinhua report.
  • Report: China Works on New Missile, Associated Press, (Oct 15, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Russian Submarine Caught in Spanish Trawler’s Nets, El Pais, (Oct 14, 1999).
  • France Estimates Lifetime Costs of Triomphant Submarines, Jane’s Defence Weekly, (Oct 13, 1999).
  • Chinese Nuclear Policy Reiterated, Xinhua, (Oct 13, 1999).
  • House Passes $267B Defense Bill, Associated Press, (Oct 13, 1999). [text-only version.]
  • Democrats Lose Test Vote on Treaty, Associated Press, (Oct 13, 1999). [text-only version]
  • Democrats Abandon Vote Delay Effort: Election Issue Hinted, Associated Press, (Oct 13, 1999). [text-only version.]
  • Facts About Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Nations, Associated Press, (Oct 13, 1999). [text-only version.]
  • A Debate That Mirrors Rather Than Magnifies, Washington Post, (Oct 13, 1999). [text-only version.]
  • Military Keeping Power in Pakistan, Associated Press, (Oct 13, 1999). [text-only version.]
  • Officials Fear Verification And Anti-Nuclear Activists, Washington Times, (Oct 12, 1999).
  • Pakistan Government “Dismissed,” Army-Controlled TV Reports, Associated Press, (Oct 12, 1999).
  • Cohen Warns Against Rejection of Treaty: Decreased U.S. Influence Seen, Washington Post, (Oct 11, 1999). [text-only version.]
  • Nuclear Bases In Belgium And Holland Inspected, (Oct 11, 1999).
  • Experts Cite U.S. Intelligence Gains From China Programs, Washington Post, (Oct 11, 1999). [text-only version.]
  • Strategic Nuclear Submarine Needed By India, The Pioneer (Delhi), (Oct 11, 1999).
  • Moscow, Kiev Nearly Agreed on Strategic Bombers, Interfax, (Oct 11, 1999).
  • Debate on Test Ban Centers on Deterrence, New York Times, (Oct 10, 1999).
  • Washington War of Words on Policing Nuclear Tests, New York Times, (Oct 10, 1999).
  • Experts Call Blast at Kazak Nuclear Site Significant, Interfax, (Oct 10, 1999).
  • U.S. Allies Urge Senate To Ratify Test Ban, Washington Post, (Oct 8, 1999). [text-only version.]
  • Test Ban Conference Chairman Urges U.S. On Test Ban, Associated Press, (Oct 8, 1999).
  • China Says It Will “Try Her Best” To Speed Up CTBT Ratification, Xinhua, (Oct 7, 1999).
  • Russian Military Doctrine Draft Outlined, Interfax, (Oct 7, 1999).
  • Moscow Completes Plans for Test Ban Ratification, Interfax, (Oct 7, 1999).
  • U.S. And Russia To Seek New Ways To Monitor Nuclear Test Ban Pact, New York Times, (Oct 6, 1999).
  • CTBT Meeting Chairman Urges Ratification of Treaty, Kyodo (Tokyo), (Oct 6, 1999).
  • Minister Says Ukraine Will Not Deploy Nuclear Weapons, Itar-Tass, (Oct 5, 1999).
  • Clinton Facing Test-Ban Fight, Associated Press, (Oct 4, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Pakistan Fears Unchecked India, Associated Press, (Oct 3, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Experts Warn of New Nuclear Threats, Associated Press, (Oct 2, 1999). [text-only version].
  • White House Aims To Save Test Ban, Associated Press, (Oct 2, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Background Article On China’s Strategic Missile Unit, Zhongguo Xinwen She (Beijing), (Oct 1, 1999).
  • Nuclear Test-Ban Vote Set for October, Associated Press, (Oct 1, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Lott Offers To Bring Up Test Ban, Associated Press, (Sep 30, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Pakistan Completes ‘Trials’ of Ghauri-III Missile Engine, The News, (Sep 30, 1999).
  • U.S.-Russia ‘Hot Lines’ on Y2K Fix List, Washington Post, (Sep 29. 1999). [text-only version].
  • Official: US Nevada Test No Threat to Russian Security, Itar-Tass, (Sep 29, 1999).
  • DOE Announces “Subcritical” Nuclear Weapons Test, DOE News Release, (Sep 28, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Russia Must Replace Nuclear Delivery Systems By 2007, Interfax, (Sep 28, 1999).
  • Iran Urges “Nuclear Weapons Free Zone” in Middle East, AFP, (Sep. 28, 1999).
  • Dole Says US More Vulnerable Today That At Height of Cold War, Associate Press, (Sep 27, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Slovakia Signs Agreement Banning Nuclear Proliferation, TASR (Bratislava), (Sep 27, 1999).
  • India Calls For Inclusion Of “No-First-Use” In N-Doctrines, PTI, (Sep 24, 1999).
  • NATO’s Defense Capabilities Initiative Targets the Future, Armed Forces Press Service, (Sep 23, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Allies Have Important Role In ABM Treaty’s Future, White House Says, Inside the Pentagon, (Sep 23, 1999).
  • AIPO Vows To Rid ASEAN of Nuclear Weapons, Manila Bulletin, (Sep 23, 1999).
  • report, American Forces Press Service, (Sep 22, 1999).
  • India Denies Secret Nuclear Deal With Israel, Deccan Herald, (Sep 22, 1999).
  • Russia Outlines Nuclear Submarine Production, Isar-Tass, (Sep 22, 1999).
  • Czechs To Discuss NATO Nuclear Doctrine, CTK (Prague), (Sep 21, 1999).
  • Australia Senate On Nuclear Alert, (Sep 20, 1999).
  • Nuclear-Disarmament Debate A Tough Sell At NATO Meeting, Parliamentary Bureau, (Sep 20, 1999).
  • Aziz To Raise Indian Nuclear Doctrine With US Officials, The News, (Sep 19, 1999)
  • Nuclear Policy Lost On Man On The Street, Business Recorder (Karachi), (Sep 19, 1999).
  • China Said To Prepare Against Chemical Attack, Ping Kuo Jih Pao (Hong Kong), (Sep 19, 1999).
  • Russian Bombers Approach Alaska, Associated Press, (Sep 18, 1999).
  • Russian Nuclear Submarine Launched, Interfax, (Sep 17, 1999).
  • Pakistan Sets Up Training Program Against Nuclear Attack, Khabrain (Islamabad), (Sep 17, 1999).
  • U.S., Russia Will Share Early Warning Missile Launch Data, Armed Forces Press Service, (Sep 17, 1999).
  • Shortcomings in Indian Draft Nuclear Doctrine Noted, The Pioneer (Delhi), (Sep 16, 1999).
  • Carnegie Endowment announces new START II study: Rise and Fall of START II. To see press release, go here, September 1999).
  • Russia Denies Detonating Nuclear Device on Island, ISAR-TASS, (Sep 16, 1999).
  • French Defense Budget Presented, Les Echos, (Sep 16, 1999).
  • U.S. Committee on National Secutirty Says: Americans Face New Dangers. Several newsstories are available:
    • Associated Press
    • Seattle Post-Intelligencer
    • Philadelphia Daily News
    • CNN
    • USA-Today
  • Egypt Says Israeli Nukes Prevents Signing of Chemical Weapons Treaty, MENA (Cairo), (Sep 15, 1999).
  • Cairo Paper Views NATO Role, Al-Ahram (Cairo), (Sep 14, 1999).
  • Demonstration Announced Against US Nuclear Base In Greece, Rizospastis, (Sep 14, 1999).
  • Study On U.S. Security To Be Released, DOD press release, (Sep 14, 1999).
  • Deadly Bombing Provokes Call For Nuclear Strike, Los Angeles Times, (Sep 14, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Arms Control, Y2K Top Cohen’s Moscow Agenda, American Forces Press Service, (Sep 13, 1999).
  • U.S., Russia Discuss Missile Treaty, Associated Press, (Sep 13, 1999).
  • Pakistan To Focus on India’s Nuclear Doctrine at UNGA, Pakistan Observer, (Sep 12, 1999).
  • China Flaunts Military Might In War Game Aimed at Taiwan”, Washington Post, (Sep 11, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Pakistani Defense Committee Discusses Indian Nuclear Program, The News, (Sep 11, 1999).
  • US Bid To Alter Arms Treaty Alarms Russia’s Military, The Guardian, (Sep 11, 1999).
  • “Warheads aimed at US to increase”, AFP, (Sep 11, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Iran Denies Long-Range Missile Plan”, Associated Press, (Sep 11, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Nuclear Submarine Scam Costs Russian Navy R2 Million, NTV, (Sep 11, 1999).
  • U.S., Russia Agree to Establish Y2K Center: Team Will Watch For False Alarms, Washington Post, (Sep 11, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Russians to monitor NORAD: Scientists’ presence designed to avert war in event of Y2K glitch, Denver Rocky Mountain News, (Sep 11, 1999). [text-only version].
  • U.S., Russia To Set Up Joint Y2K Missile Center, Reuters, (sep 10, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Cohen Warns On U.S. Intervention, Associated Press, (Sep 10, 1999).
  • “China, Lend Us A Nuclear Bomb”, AFP, (Sep 10, 1999).
  • Russia’s Surprise For United States, CDI Russia Weekly, (Sep 10, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Thieves Cripple Nuclear Submarine, Associated Press, (Sep 10, 1999). [text-only version].
  • CIA: Chinese Warheads aimed at US to increase, New York Times, (Sep 10, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Russia Favors Lower Nuclear Arms Ceilings, Isar-Tass, (Sep 10, 1999).
  • Talbott “Satisfied” After Moscow Arms Talks, Reuters, (Sep 9, 1999).
  • Pakistani Editorial Sees Indian Nuclear Policy As Sign Of “Regional Hegemony” Ambition, The Frontier, (Sep 9, 1999).
  • U.S. to Seek Modest Shift In Arms Pact, International Herald Tribune, (Sep 9, 1999). [text-only version].
  • U.S. To Go Slowly On Treaty, Washington Post, (Sep 8, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Clinton, Yeltsin Consult on Arms, Associated Press, (Sep 8, 1999). [text-only version].
  • NATO Officials to Visit Rome September 9-11, NATO press release, (Sep 8, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Talbott In Tough Russia Arms Control Talks, Reuters, (Sep 8, 1999). [text-only version].
  • US-Russia Open New Round Of Nuclear Talks, Associated Press, (Sep 8, 1999). [text-only version].
  • China Reaffirms Force Is An Option Against Taiwan, Blasts U.S., AFP, (Sep 8, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Russia Denies Sub in Mediterranean, Associated Press, (Sep 8, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Spies Versus Sweat: The Debate Over China’s Nuclear Advance, New York Times, (Sep 7, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Why a Test Ban Treaty?, Washington Post, (Sep 7, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Pakistan Pushes for Nuclear Treaty, Associated Press, (Sep 7, 1999). [text-only version].
  • How Proliferation Drives U.S. Defense Planning, Washington Post, (Sep 5, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Pentagon Wargames Simulate Nuclear Attack From China, Washington Times, (Sep 5, 1999). Also visit U.S. Space Command.
  • Demonstrators Arrested At Belgian NATO Base, report by Pol D’Huyvetter, (Sep 5, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Arms Control Is Dying. Unless It’s Reviving, New York Times, (Sep 5, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Russia: Nonproliferation Must Be By Nuclear Cuts, Isar-Tass, (Sep 5, 1999).
  • New Book on Development of Soviet Atom Bomb, Interfax, (Sep 4, 1999).
  • Keel Laid For New Class of U.S. Nuclear Attack Submarines, General Dynamics News, (Sep 3, 1999). [text-only version]. Also visit General Dynamics Electric Boat.
  • Pakistani Editorial Supports Nuclear Disarmament, Pakistan Observer, (Sep 3, 1999).
  • Taiwan Spurns China’s No-Nukes Vow, Taipei, (Sep 3, 1999). [text-only version].
  • China Urges Halt To Nuclear Arms Race In S. Asia, Reuters, (Sep 3, 1999). [text-only version].
  • China Won’t Use Nukes Vs. Taiwan, Associated Press, (Sep 2, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Russia Denies Plan To Sell N-Subs To China, Interfax, (Sep 2, 1999). Also see a subsequent report in The Hindu [text-only version].
  • Russia May Sell Nuke Subs to China, Associated Press, (Sep 1, 1999). [text-only version]. See also an initial story.
  • Speculations About Russia’s Nuclear Ambitions, Washington Post, (Aug 31, 1999).
  • Hostility To N-Doctrine Subsiding?, The Hindu, (Aug 28, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Indian Scientist Calls for Rejection of Nuclear Doctrine, Deccan Herald (Balgalore), (Aug 27, 1999).
  • Qadeer: Indian Cities Minutes Away From ‘Ghauri’ Strikes, The News (Islamabad), (Aug 27, 1999).
  • Indian Diplomat Reassures of India’s Nuclear Policy, Interfax, (Aug 26, 1999).
  • Russian Minister Talks About Potential Use of Nuclear Weapons, Isar-Tass, (Aug 26, 1999).
  • Russian Minister Outlines Russian Nuclear Modernization, Interfax, (Aug 26, 1999).
  • Pakistan Warns on Indian Nuke Policy, Washington Post, (Aug 25, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Rumors of Nuclear Capability for Israeli Subs Triggers Arab Debate, Al-Ba’th (Damascus), (Aug 25, 1999).
  • White House Plots Defense For 21st Century, Washington Times, (Aug 24, 1999).
  • Indian Nuclear Doctrine Paper Prompts Russian Nonproliferation Pledge, Interfax, (Aug 24, 1999).
  • Duma Defense Committee Chairman Says U.S. “Not Interested” in Russia Signing START II Treaty, Interfax, (Aug 23, 1999).
  • Taiwan Independence Party Candidate Wants A-Bombs To Fight Mainland, Inside China Today, (Aug 23, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Report On Bombs Transfer Shows U.S. Nuclear Machine At Work, Albuquerque Journal, (Aug 20, 1999). See also subsequent San Francisco Chronicle report, (Aug 21, 1999).
  • Chinese Editorial Warns Nukes Could Be Used Against US Carriers, Sydney Morning Herald, (Aug 20, 1999) [text-only version].
  • Russian Commander Describes New Radar and Missile, Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye (Moscow), (Aug 20, 1999).
  • Russian Official Says U.S. Arms Talks Failed, Reuters, (Aug 20, 1999).
  • Moscow Proposes Extensive Arms Cuts; U.S., Russia Confer Over Stalled Pacts, Washington Post, (Aug 20, 1999) [text-only version]. See also similar report from Interfax, (Aug 19, 1999).
  • U.S. And Russia Wrap Up Arms Talks, Associated Press, (Aug 19, 1999).
  • First Russian Typhoon Submarine To Be Scrapped, Itar-Tass, (Aug 18, 1990).
  • India Said Developing Second Nuclear strike, 400 Warheads, The Pioneer (Delhi), (Aug 18, 1999). See also the Nuclear Notebook on the Indian and Pakistani nuclear postures from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
  • News Articles About India’s Nuclear Doctrine Paper (Aug 17, 1999). Several news stories are available:
    • Editorial: Pakistani Daily Berates India’s Draft Nuclear Doctrine, The Dawn (Karachi), (Aug 20, 1999).
    • Indian Nuclear Doctrine Said Based on Cold War Thesis, The Telegraph (Calcutta), (Aug 19, 1999).
    • Russia Studying India’s Draft Defense Doctrine, Interfax, (Aug 19, 1999).
    • Editorial: Economic Aspect Lacking in India’s Nuclear Doctrine, Jansatta (Delhi), (Aug 19, 1999).
    • Government trying to influence poll with N-doctrine: Opposition, Deccan Herald (Delhi), (Aug 19, 1999) [text-only version].
    • India Drafts Doctrine on Nuclear Arms, Washington Post, (Aug 18, 1999) [text-only version].
    • India Outlines “Minimum Deterrence” Nuclear Plan, Reuters, (Aug 18, 1999) [text-only version].
  • U.S., Russia Urged To Lower Missile Alert For Y2K, Reuters, (Aug 13, 1999).
  • State Department Counters Report About Chinese Submarines, (Aug 11, 1999). [text-only excerpt].
  • NATO Defense Ministers Meeting Planned In Toronto, NATO press release, (Aug 10, 1999).
  • U.S., Russia to Resume Arms Talks, Associated Press, (Aug 10, 1999). [text-only version].
  • India Committed To Total Nuclear Disarmament, But Not Unilaterally, Deccan Herald (Bangalore), (Aug 10, 1999).
  • Hong Kong Paper Says Chinese Submarines May Be In Taiwan Strait, Wen Wei Po (Hong Kong), (Aug 9, 1999).
  • New German Submarines Arrive in Israel, Rose Al-Yusuf (Cairo), (Aug 7, 1999).
  • Russia Says Ukraine Bombers Will Enhance Russian Forces, Itar-Tass, (Aug 7, 1999).
  • Saudi Prince Sultan Denies Intention To Buy Nuclear Arms, Al-Sharq al-Awsat (London), (Aug 5, 1999).
  • Canadian Test Range Debate Continues, Vancouver Sun, (Aug 5, 1999).
  • Terrorism Declines Amidst Terrorist Scare, Associated Press, (Aug 5, 1999). [text-only version]
  • British Defense Minister Approved As New Chief Of NATO, Washington Post,(Aug 5, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Report: N-Powers Threaten Arms Control, United Press International, (Aug 4, 1999). [text-only version]. Also check out the Stimson Center posting.
  • Ukraine To Transfer Strategic Bombers To Russia, Interfax, (Aug 4, 1999).
  • Le Monde Profiles NATO’s New General Secretary, Le Monde, (Aug 3, 1999).
  • PRC Stance on Nuclear Disarmament Explained, Xinhua, (Aug 3, 1999).
  • Taiwan Says It Is Not Worried by Chinese Missile Test, Associated Press, (Aug 3, 1999). [text-only version].
  • U.S. Plays Down Significance of Chinese Missile Test, U.S. Security Issues Digest, (Aug 2, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Hong Kong Report on Chinese ICBM Launch, AFP, (Aug 2, 1999).
  • China Tests New Long-Range Missile, Associated Press, (Aug 2, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Russia To Get More Topol-M Missiles, Interfax, (Aug 2, 1999).
  • Russian Early Warning Site In Belarus Ready For Tests, Interfax, (Aug 2, 1999).
  • Chinese View On U.S.-Russian Arms Control Talks, Jiefangjun Bao (Beijing), (Aug 1, 1999).
  • Editorial on Resumption of US Naval Ship Visits, Hongkong Standard, (Jul 30, 1999).
  • Russia Sets START III Talks Date, Washington Post, (Jul 30, 1999).
  • Beijing Source on Taiwan Missile Development, Sing Tao Jih Pao (Hong Kong), (Jul 29, 1999).
  • MND Denies Developing Nuclear Weapons, Mid-Range Missile, Taiwan News Agency (WWW), (Jul 29, 1999).
  • Russia’s Ivanov Views Relations With NATO, Kosovo War, Stern (Hamburg), (Jul 29, 1999).
  • China, India Pledge Nuke-Free Zone, Associated Press, (Jul 28, 1999).
  • Ukraine Offers Russia Bombers to Pay Debt, Washington Post, (Jul 28, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Indian Navy To Produce Indigenous Nuclear Submarines, Deccan Herald (Bangalore), (Jul 27, 1999).
  • Russia’s Ivanov Warns U.S. Of New Arms Race, Reuters, (Jul 27, 1999).
  • Russia To Upgrade Nuclear Forces, If US Deploys National ABM, Itar-Tass, (Jul 27, 1999).
  • US and Russia To Hold Arms Control Talks In August, Reuters, (Jul 27, 1999).
  • Tang Fei Says Taiwan Developing Arms To Deter Attack, AFP, (Jul 25, 1999).
  • Clinton confirms rebuke to Taiwan, Washington Times, (Jul 22, 1999).
  • U.S. Navy’s Canadian Test Site Comes Under Fire, Japan Times, (Jul 22, 1999).
  • Clinton Names Wulf to State Department Post, U.S. Newswire, (Jul 22, 1999). [text-only version].
  • China Hails PNG Reversal On Taiwan Recognition, Reuters, (Jul 21, 1999). [text-only version].
  • China Issues New Warning To Taiwan, Reuters, (Jul 21, 1999). [text-only version].
  • Force is no way to bring order: An Asian view of NATO’s new strategy, Asahi Shimbun, (Jul 21, 1999). Text-only version.
  • Debt Temporarily Cuts Off Power To Russian Nuclear Forces, NTV, (Jul 20, 1999). Also check out an Associated Press story (text-only).
  • Hong Kong Editorial: PRC To Not Target Taiwan With Neutron Bomb, Ming Pao editorial, (Jul 17, 1999).
  • China, Taiwan Battle With Artful Threats; Beijing Bomb Claim Vs. “One China” Shift, Washington Post, (Jul 16, 1999). (Text-only version).
  • Sverdlovsk Governor Praises “Nuclear Missile Shield”, Rossiyskaya Gazeta, (Jul 16, 1999).
  • Moscow Wonders Reason for PRC’s Neutron Bomb Statement, Interfax, (Jul 16, 1999).
  • U.S. Terrorist Threats Detailed, Associated Press, (Jul 15, 1999). (Text-only version).
  • Cohen Voices U.S. Nuclear Concern, Associated Press, (Jul 15, 1999). (Text-only version).
  • Zhao Qizheng on PRC’s Neutron Bomb Technology, Xinhua Domestic Service, (Jul 15, 1999).
  • China Acknowledges Bomb Development, Associated Press, (Jul 15, 1999). (Text-only version).
  • White House Plays Down Bomb Report, Associated Press, (Jul 15, 1999). (Text-only version).
  • Indian Army Chief: Use of Nuclear Weapons Never Considered, Doordarshan (India), (Jul 13, 1999).
  • U.S Warns Pakistan Against N-Proliferation, The Hindu, (Jul 11, 1999). (Text-only version).
  • Russian Defense Minister Talks About Nuclear Exercise, Trud (Moscow), (Jul 10, 1999).
  • Maneuvers Show Russian Reliance on Nuclear Arms; Atomic Attack Simulated, New York Times, (Jul 10, 1999).
  • Duma Defense Committee Chairman Supports START II Ratification, Informatsionnoye Agentstvo Ekho Moskvy, (Jul 9, 1999).
  • U.S. Preparedness Faulted; Weapons of Mass Destruction Concern Panel, Washington Post, (Jul 9, 1999). (Text-only version).
  • Panel Urges Plan To Curb Proliferation Of Weapons, New York Times, (Jul 9, 1999).
  • Proposed New Job For Vice President: Stopping Nuclear Threat, Associated Press, (Jul 9, 1999).
  • US Not Ready for Nuclear Threat, Associated Press, (Jul 9, 1999). (Text-only version).
  • Chirac Reaffirms Nuclear Deterrence Commitment, Les Echos, (Jul 7, 1999).
  • Canadian Nuclear Debate Spreads To More Canadian Ports, National Post, (Jul 5, 1999). For a text-only version, go here. See also this CBS article, also available in text-only format.
  • Russian Commander Outlines Role Of Bombers In Exercises, Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, (Jul 2, 1999).
  • Yeltsin Calls for Early START II Ratification, Interfax, (Jul 2, 1999).
  • NATO Nuclear Weapons Storage Sites Program Delayed, contribution by Otfried Nassauer, (Jul 1, 1999).
  • Austria Closes Door on Nuclear Weapons, contribution by Georg Schoefbaenker and Otfried Nassauer, (Jul 2, 1999). The original text in German is available here.
  • Pakistan To Use Nuclear Arms If ‘Imperative’ for Security, The News, (Jul 1, 1999).
  • Russian Military Exercises in Wake of Kosovo Conflict. Numerous news stories are available:
    • Russian Bombers May Have Been A Test – US, Reuters, (Jul 2, 1999). For a text-only version, go here.
    • Press Briefing with Secretary of Defense William Cohen And General Wesley Clark, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, (Jul 1, 1999). A text-only version of this briefing is available here. An excerpt with only the portions from the briefing relating to the Russian exercises is also available in a text-only format.
    • Russia Denies Violating US Airspace During ‘West-99’, ITAR-TASS, (Jul 1, 1999).
    • Russian Bombers Said To Have Made Foray To Iceland, Reuters, (Jul 1, 1999). Also available in text-only format.
    • Russian Bombers Make Iceland Foray, Washington Post, (Jul 1, 1999). Go here to see text-only version of this report.
    • Russian Air Force Plays Down Iceland Incident, Reuters, (Jul 1, 1999). Also available in text-only format.
    • Russia’s North Fleet Completes ‘West-99’ Exercises, ITAR-TASS, (Jun 28, 1999).
    • Russian Planes Fire Missiles in ‘West-99’ Exercises, ITAR-TASS, (Jun 28, 1999).
    • Russian Fleet Completes Military Exercises, Dow Jones Newswires (Jun 28, 1999).
    • “Our Zapad-99 Is Not Against the West”, Rossiyskaya Gazeta (Moscow), (Jun 26, 1999).
    • Norwegian Ship Forces Change to Russian Naval Exercise, ITAR-TASS, (Jun 25, 1999).
    • Russian TV Reports ‘West-99’ Exercise in Barents Sea, NTV (Moscow), (Jun 25, 1999).
    • Naval Part of Russian Exercise at ‘Decisive Stage’, ITAR-TASS, (Jun 24, 1999).
    • Russian Forces Exercise Defense Against “Blue” Forces, Nezavisimaia Gazeta, (Jun 23, 1999).
    • Russian Military Exercises Consider Balkans Conflict, Interfax, (Jun 22, 1999).
    • Russia In Biggest Military Exercise Since Cold War, Reuters, (Jun 22, 1999). Also available in text-only format.
    • Russia’s North Fleet Begins ‘Large-Scale’ Exercises, ITAR-TASS, (Jun 21, 1999).
    • Russia May Hold Baltic Exercises, Associated Press, (Jun 15, 1999).
  • China Says U.S. Wants To Become ‘Lord Of Earth’, Reuters, (Jun 22, 1999). Also available in text-only format.
  • Duma Approves Funding For Nuclear Forces, RFE/Rl Newsline, (Jun 25, 1999).
  • Pentagon Outlines Expected Russian Nuclear Cuts Under Extended Program, Security Issues Digest No. 121, (Jun 24, 1999). Also available intext-only format.
  • Clinton, Yeltsin Plan New Talks On Nuclear Arms, Washington Post, (Jun 22, 1999). Also available in text-only version.
  • Russia Eases Resistance to Missile Defense, Washington Times, (Jun 21, 1999).
  • Moscow, Washington Reassert Need To Reduce Weapons, Reuters, (Jun 21, 1999). Go here for text-only version.
  • No Shift Seen in Pakistan’s Nuclear First Strike Strategy, Dawn, (Jun 20, 1999).
  • Indian Newspaper Reports Chinese “Nuclear-Related” Test, The Hindu, (Jun 19, 1999). Also available in text-only version.
  • Nuclear Weapons at US Bases During Kosovo War, Interfax, (Jun 18, 1999).
  • France Closes Nuclear Missile Base, AFP, (Jun 16, 1999).
  • Article in Chinese Central Committee Paper Comments on the Cox Report, Renmin Ribao (Beijing), (Jun 14, 1999).
  • Chinese Group Tours Russian Far East Navy Base, NTV (Moscow), (Jun 13, 1999).
  • Chinese Delegation Tours Russian Strategic Missile Force Unit, ITAR-TASS, (Jun 12, 1999).
  • China Rethinks Security After NATO Attack, Washington Post, (Jun 11, 1999).
  • Kissinger Tells India He “Understands” Its Nuclear Move, The Hindu, (Jun 9, 1999). For a text-only version, go here.
  • PIR Analysis of Russian Security Council Meeting, The PIR Center, (Jun 6, 1999). For a text-only back-up version, go here.
  • Nuclear Arms Control: National Security Council Too Busy, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, (Jun 09, 1999). So see the pressrelease for this event, gohere.
  • IAEA Head Tells Arab Newspaper That Israel Has Nuclear Weapons, Al Bayan (Dubai), (Jun 6, 1999).
  • Russian Plans New Strategy on Europe.
  • The Nuclear Battle Over Nanoose Bay, Government of British Columbia, (Jun 1999). Also check out the Nanoose Conversion Campaign for a Nuclear Free Georgia Strait.
  • More on Yugoslav Nuclear Debate: UN OK’s Facility, Reuters, (Jun 7, 1999). So see text-only version, go here.
    A preceding Washington Post/AP story is available in original format or in a text-only version.
  • Senate Kills Unilateral Nuclear Disarmament Once Again, Washington Post, (Jun 6, 1999). Go here for text-only version.
  • Indian Navy Says It’s Well-equipped to Face Pakistani N-Threat, The Hindu, (Jun 6, 1999). A text-only version is available here.
  • Pakistani Foreign Minister Says Nuclear Weapons Should Never Be Used, AFP, (Jun 3, 1999).
  • Global Power Shift Said Threatening New Cold War, Hong Kong Standard, (Jun 1, 1999).
  • Chinese Articles See Yugoslav Bombing Fueling Nuclear Proliferation. Go to article one and article two, Renmin Bibao, (May 31 and Jun 1, 1999, respectively).
  • Debate About Serbian Nuclear Bomb Efforts, unattributed, (May 29, 1999). Also see the originial article from the Institute for Science and International Security, as well as the Federation of American Scientists’ profile page of the Yugoslav nuclear site.
  • Gorbachev Says Kosovo Could Usher in New Cold War, Reuters, (May 27, 1999).
  • Season of Discontent: Kremlin Keen On Limited Atomic War, Moscow Times, (May 27, 1999).
  • The Effect of Yugoslav War on Nuclear Policies, The Guardian, (May 26, 1999).
  • Pakistan Urged to Counter Indian Proposal for No-First-Strike Agreement With No-War-Pact, The News (Islamabad), (May 26, 1999).
  • Taiwan News Agency Says Chines No-First-Use Policy Does Not Cover Taiwan, Taiwan Central News Agency, (May 25, 1999).
  • Arms Control Damaged By War U.S.-Russia Tensions Imperil Nuclear Cuts, Washington Post, (May 23, 1999). Also available in a text-only format.
  • A Cold Warrior Looks to Ban the Bomb After a Career in Brinkmanship, Los Angeles Times, (May 23, 1999).
  • Delhi Newspaper Says Nuclear Option is Clear, The Pioneer (New Delhi), (May 18, 1999).
  • Nuclear Capability For Pakistani Navy Rumored, Jang, (May 18, 1999).
  • Russian Advisor Sees ‘Early Use’ of Nuclear Weapon, (May 17, 1999).
  • NATO Kosovo Operations May Effect Chinese Policy, Washington Post, (May 16, 1999). For a text-only version, go here.
  • Taiwan: Minister “Confirms” Beijing Developing Cruise Missiles, Taiwanese Central News Agency, (May 13, 1999).
  • Egypt Proposes Ending NATO Nuclear Sharing, PENN Pressrelease, (May 12, 1999).
  • Senate Panel to Lower Trident Levels, Associated Press, (May 12, 1999).
  • European Union, Including two Nuclear Powers, Aim at Joint Defense Policy by 2000, Associated Press, (May 10, 1999).
  • Chinese UN Delegate Outlines China’s Policy on Nuclear Weapons, Xinhua (Beijing), (May 10, 1999).
  • Belarus Keeping Nuclear Facilities, Associated Press, (May 8, 1999). This article is also available in a text-only version.
  • Sergeyev Emphasizes Strength of Russian Nuclear Forces, Isar-Tass, (May 7, 1999).
  • Kremlin to Bolster Nuclear Stockpile, Washington Post, (Apr 30, 1999).
  • Peace Action Fears Kosovo Bombing Fuels Russian Plans to Develop Nukes, (Apr 30, 1999).
  • Russian “Preventive Nuclear Strike” Debate Continues, Komsomolets Pravda, (Apr 30, 1999).
  • U.S. State Department Intervenes On Belarusian Nuclear Rumble, Belapan, (Apr 30, 1999).
  • Yeltsin: Nuclear Deterrence ‘of Paramount Importance’, Itar-Tass, (Apr 29, 1999).
  • Chinese Central Committee News Paper Reviews NATO’s Updated Strategic Concept, Beijing Renmin Ribao, (Apr 26, 1999).
  • Polish Defense Minister Says Rumors of Russian Nuclear Response to Bombing Not to Be Taken Seriously, (Apr 25, 1999).
  • NATO Widens Security ‘Map’, Washington Post, (Apr 25, 1999).
  • Nuclear Launch Codes Left Behind, Associated Press (Apr 24, 1999).
  • NATO Assigns Counterproliferation Tasks to Military Forces, (Apr 24, 1999).
  • NATO Said Planning No Change in Nuclear Doctrine, Reuters, (Apr 22, 1999).
  • Bombing Drowns Out Anti-Nuke Message, Calgary Herald (Canada), (Apr 21, 1999).
  • New Federal Paper Still Pushes NATO For Nuclear Review, National Post (Canada), (Apr 20, 1999).
  • Canada Deviates From NATO Policy on Nukes, Reuters (Ottawa), (Apr 19, 1999).
  • India Not To Use Nuclear Arms on Nuclear-Free States, Interfax (Moscow), (Apr 17, 1999).
  • Nuclear Policy Rumors, report from Daniel Plesch, (Apr 15, 1999).
  • Canadian Senate Adopts Nuclear Resolution, (Apr 13, 1999).
  • Russian General Notes Time Needed for Nuclear Strike on NATO, Tanjug (Belgrade), (Apr 11, 1999).
  • Press Release from Abolition 2000 UK on No First Use, (Apr 10, 1999).
  • Demonstration Announced for NATO Summit, Newswire, (Mar 9, 1999).
  • 500 Protest Possible Return of Nuclear Arms to Belarus, Belapan (Minsk), (Apr 3, 1999).
  • Indian Newspaper Says First-Use Policies Force India to Keep Nuclear Forces Alert, The Pioneer, (Apr 1, 1999).
  • Rutskoy: Nuclear Strikes in Yugoslavia ‘Cannot Happen’, NTV (Moscow), (Apr 1, 1999).
  • Russian Chief of General Staff Says Nukes ‘Should be Used’ if Russia Threatened, Interfax, (Mar 31, 1999).
    NB: Note that Russian nuclear doctrine is widely thought to already provide for the potential first-use of nuclear weapons. See Arbatov, or Boston Globe.
  • Duma Defense Committee Chairman Proposes Russian First-Use Policy, Interfax, (Mar 31, 1999).
  • Belarusian Prime Minister Says No Need for Nuclear Weapons, Interfax, (Mar 31, 1999).
  • U.K. Defense Secretary Describes Role of Nuclear Weapons, (Mar 26, 1999).
  • Russian Foreign Minister Interviewed on Start-2, Obshchaya Gazeta (Moscow), (Mar 25, 1999).
  • No Deployment of Nuclear Weapons in Byelorussia, Itar-Tass, (Mar 25, 1999).
  • Lukashenka Denies Asking for Tactical Nuclear Missiles, Interfax (Moscow), (Mar 25, 1999).
  • START-2 Unlikely to be Ratified by Russian Duma, Primakov Says, Itar-Tass, (Mar 25, 1999).
  • Czech: Ukraine Non-Nuclear Status Cancellation Shock, CTK (Prague), (Mar 24, 1999).
  • NATO Plans Prompt Ukraine to Abandon Its Nuke-Free Status, Itar-Tass (Kiev), (Mar 24, 1999).
  • Yeltsin Sends START 2 To Duma For Ratification, Reuters, (Mar 23, 1999).
  • Fischer Promises Albright Not To Raise Nuclear Issue At NATO Summit, Der Spiegel, (Mar 22, 1999).
  • Incident at Cabinet Meeting Hints at German Tensions, The New York Times, (Mar 22, 1999). For a text-only version, go here.
  • U.K. Defense Secretary Stresses Value of Nuclear Capability, London Press Associates, (Mar 22, 1999).
  • Minsk Wants No NATO Nuclear Weapons in Poland, Interfax, (Mar 19, 1999).
  • Belarusian Foreign Minister Calls for European Nuclear Weapons Free Zone, Belapan (Minsk), (Mar 19, 1999).
  • The Belgian Nuclear Saga Continues, Report from Martin Butcher, (Mar 17, 1999).
  • Seleznev: Enough Warheads Under START II, Interfax (Moscow), (Mar 17, 1999).
  • Report from Karel Koster on Nuclear Policy Debate in Dutch Parliament, (Mar 16, 1999). For the December 3, 1998, resolution on No-First-Use, go here.
  • Russian Premier, His Deputy and Military Discuss Ratification of START-2 Treaty, BBC, (Mar 16, 1999).
  • Nuclear Deployment in New NATO Countries Would Justify Withdrawal from START II, Duma Says, ITAR/TASS, (Mar 16, 1999).
  • Russian Official Talks About Yeltsin’s Nuclear Deterrence Policy, Interfax (Moscow), (Mar 15, 1999).
  • The Lords Speak on Nuclear Policy, Hansard, (Mar 15, 1999).
  • NATO 50th Anniversary Summit Host Committee Announces Washington, D.C. Events, PR Newswire, (Mar 15, 1999). For the main Summit schedule, go here.
  • General Naumann: NATO, Russia Agree on Nuclear Strategies, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, (Mar 12, 1999).
  • Lech Walesa Doubts NATO Security Guarantees, Polskie Radio (Warsaw), (Mar 12, 1999).
  • Polish Paper Reviews Strategic Concept Issues, Rzeczpospolita (Warsaw), (Mar 11, 1999).
  • Canada Targets Nuclear Warheads, Globe and Mail, (Mar 11, 1999).
  • Czech Envoy Assures Russia About Nuclear Weapons, CTK (Prague), (Mar 11, 1999).
  • General Naumann Says It’s “One For All And All For One” If Poland Is Threatened, PAP (Warsaw), (Mar 11, 1999).
  • NGOs Make Plea to U.N. Conference on Disarmament, Report from Oliver Meier (BITS/Berlin), (Mar 11, 1999).
  • No-First-Use Question in Canadian Parliament, Hansard, (Mar 10, 1999).
  • Former U.S. Defense Secretary Promotes Anti-nuke Message, Canadian Press, (Mar 10, 1999).
  • NATO Expansion Highlights Problems, Success, Reuters, (Mar 10, 1999).
  • Rumors About Nuclear Language, report from BASIC, (Mar 10, 1999).
  • Former Cold Warrior Encourages Review of NATO Nuclear Policy, The Globe and Mail, (Mar 9, 1999).
  • McNamara Recommends Nuclear “Shock Treatment, Globe & Mail, (Mar 9, 1999).
  • McNamara Preaches Anti-nuke Message In Canada, Canadian Press, (Mar 9, 1999).
  • White House Delay Prompts Senate Spur on NATO, Thomas Neve (BASIC/London), (Mar 8, 1999). A text-only version is here.
  • NATO Conference Opens in London in Run-up to Jubilee Forum, ITAR/TASS, (Mar 8, 1999). Other material available from the conference:
    • Speech by NATO General Secretary Javier Solana, (Mar 9, 1999). Text-only version available here.
    • Speech by General Shelton, U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (Mar 9, 1999). Text-only version here.
    • Solana Outlines NATO Tasks for Post-Cold War Epoch, ITAR/TASS, (Mar 9, 1999).
  • On Eve of Joining NATO, Czech Foreign Minister Pledges No Nuclear Weapons, CT 1 (Prague), (Mar 7, 1999).
  • Russian Military Chief on NATO Eastward Expansion, Interfax, (Mar 4, 1999).
  • U.K. Defense Secretary Outlines Baitain’s Nuclear Policy, (Mar 1, 1999). For a U.K. MOD preview of the speech, go here.
  • Oxford Research Poll: British Public In Favor Of No-First-Use, (Mar 1, 1999). For text-only version, go here.
  • Dutch Minister Confirms “Extremely Remote” Language, Nuclear Excerpts From U.S.-Dutch Briefing, (Feb 25, 1999).
    The full briefing transcript is available both in a web-format and a text-onlyformat.
  • UK Government Says NATO Nuclear Policy Already Has Reacted to World Change, (Feb 24, 1999).
  • Balkan Lessons Force Russia to Revise Military Doctrine, Tass, (Feb 24, 1999).
  • Duma to Discuss Start-2 Ratification in Context of New Bill, Tass, (Feb 23, 1999).
  • Belgian Parliamentarians Protest Nuclear Base:
    • Anti-Nuclear Protestors Invade NATO Base, AFP, (Feb 21, 1999).
    • Belgian Anti-Nuke Protesters Invade NATO Air Base, Reuters, (Feb 2, 1999).
    • Anti-Nuclear Weapons Demonstration at Belgium Air Base, press release from the Belgium organization “For Morther Earth,” (Feb 21, 1999).
  • Editing NATO’s Strategic Concept: Nuclear Language Toned Down but ‘Last Resort’ Out of Reach, (Feb 17, 1999).
  • Our Own Nuclear Weapons, Dagbladet (Norway), (Feb 16, 1999).
  • NATO Summit Could Decide to Review Nuclear Weapons, Reuters, (Feb 14, 1999).
  • “Ten Atom Bombs on Belgian Soil”, De Morgen, (Feb 12, 1999).
  • Schroeder’s Visit to the White House:
    • Nsc Staff Briefing on Clinton/schroeder Meeting, (Feb 11, 1999).
    • Clinton Meets New German Chancellor, Associated Press, (Feb 11, 1999).
    • Italian Deputy Prime Minister Reaffirms Disarmament Commitment, Rai Uno Network, (Feb 10, 1999).
    • NATO a Key Issue for Schroeder-Clinton Meeting, Reuters, (Feb 10, 1999).
  • DIA, CIA Chiefs: Weapons of Mass Destruction Threat Grows, American Forces Press Service, (Feb 10, 1999).
  • U.S., Germany Reach Accord On NATO’s Nuclear Strategy: First-use option questioned by member of governing coalition, Baltimore Sun, (Feb 9, 1999).
  • U.S., Germany Iron Out NATO Nuclear Differences, Reuters, (Feb 8, 1999).
    The official transcript of the joint press conference is available here. You can also download a text-only version or an excerpt of a question asked about the no-first-use issue.
  • U.S. Presses Call For New NATO Security Strategy, Reuters, (Feb 7, 1999).
  • Irritation in Washington About Schroeder, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, (Feb 6, 1999).
  • On Non-Nuclear Issues, U.S. Calls for New NATO Security Strategy, Reuters, (Feb 6, 1999).
  • Excerpts From Daily Digest With Indian Commentary On U.S. Rejection of No-First-Use, (Feb 2, 1999). For the full Daily Digest, go here.
  • European States Propose Nuclear Disarmament Talks, Reuters, (Feb 2, 1999).
  • Scharping Wants To Succeed NATO’s Solana, Der Standard, (Feb 1, 1999).
  • Voigt Interviewed on Relations With United States, Frankfurter Rundschau, (Feb 1, 1999).
  • Chretien and German Leader Renew Calls For Debate on NATO Nuclear Policy, Canadian Press, (Jan 27, 1999).
  • Canada, Germany call for debate of NATO nuclear plan: First-strike policy would be reviewed at Washington summit, The National Post, (Jan 27, 1999). For a text-only version, go here.
  • Fischer says Germany reliable NATO partner, Reuters (Jan 28, 1999).
  • Germany’s Pragmatic Ex-Radical Thinks Globally, The New York Times, (Jan 28, 1999). For a text-only version, go here.
  • India’s Foreign Minister: ‘I am not seeking quid pro quos’, The Indian Express, (Jan 28, 1999). For a text-only version, go here.
  • Chretien Urges Debate on Nuclear First-Strike: Canada, Germany Ready to Take on Longstanding NATO Policy, Toronto Star, (Jan 27, 1999). For a text-only version, go here.
  • Chretien Wants Open Debate on NATO Nuclear Policy, Reuters, (Jan 27, 1999).
  • India Seeks No-First-Use of Nuclear Arms, Reuters, (Jan 27, 1999).
  • Green Mischief, Times of London, (Jan 25, 1999).
  • U.S. Developing Limited Missile Defense Against Rogue State Threat, United States Information Agency (USIA), (Jan 21, 1999).
  • Conference on Disarmament Update From Acronym, (Jan 19, 1999).
  • While House Announces NATO Summit Advisor, (Jan 15, 1999). For text-only version, go here.
  • PRC Official Outlines China’s Nuclear Policy, Armed Forces Newswire, (Jan 14, 1999).
  • U.S. Envoy to Canada on NATO Nuclear Policy:”If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It”, Ottawa Citizen, (Jan 12, 1999).
  • A Canadian Rousts Diplomacy (and Ruffles the U.S.), The New York Times, (Jan 10, 1999).
  • Poland-NATO: The Three-Musketeer Principle, Interview with General Stanislaw Koziej, director of the Defense Department at the Polish Ministry of National Defense, in Tygodnik Powszechny, (Jan 10, 1999).
  • U.S. Praises No-First-Use In Talks With India, Daily News, (Jan 5,1999).
  • Change Seen In Dutch Nuclear Position on NATO (Jan 4, 1999).News From 1998
    • Mr. Axworthy’s Strategic Vision, National Post, (Dec 23, 1998).
    • Canadian Foreign Minister Rebuffs Critique of Nuclear Initiative, National Post, (Dec 19, 1998).
    • Scharping: NATO Nuclear Strategy No Longer Controversial, Deutschlandfunk, (Dec 16, 1998).
    • Dispute over NATO Nuclear Policy, Commantary, Renmin Ribao (Beijing), (Dec 15, 1998).
    • NATO Irritated About Fischer’s Foreign Policy: German ambassador Bitterlich sounds the alarm: partners worried, Berliner Morgenpost, (Dec 15, 1998). For a text-only version, go here.
    • Congressional Hawks Support Rejection of No-First-Use, Armed Forces Newswire, (Dec 15, 1998).
    • Carnegie Brief Questions NATO Reliance On Nuclear First Use, Armed Forces Newswire, (Dec 14, 1998).
    • Kohl Slams Germany Over NATO Flap, AP, (Dec 14, 1998).
    • Russian Minister Concerned Over NATO Strategy, Reuters, (Dec 13, 1998).
    • New NATO Concept May Nullify Post-Cold War Achievements., Tass, (Dec 12, 1998).
    • NATO’s Mid-Life Crisis, Economist, (Dec 12, 1998).
    • When It Comes To Nuclear Policy, Reform Finds Itself All Alone Nato Review Advised, National Post, (Dec 12, 1998).
    • Force Without Backing, Commentary. Politika (Belgrade), (Dec 12, 1998).
    • ‘NATO’s Mid-Life Crisis’: NAC Meeting Reveals Conflict Over ‘New Strategic Concept’, Daily Digest 12/11, U.S. Information Agency, (Dec 11, 1999). For a a text-only version of this unique news survey, go here.
    • Danish Government Rejects Review of NATO Nuclear Policy, (Dec 11, 1998).
    • Latvia Rejects NATO Nukes (Dec 11, 1998).
    • Canada Urges NATO To Trim Nuclear Role, Washington Post, (Dec 11, 1998). For full report go here.
    • The New Clarity, Commentary, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, (Dec 10, 1998).
    • Divided NATO Approaches 50th Birthday, De Morgen, (Dec 10, 1998).
    • Fischer’s Dual Strategy, Die Tageszeitung, (Dec 10, 1998).
    • Greek Positions on Nuclear Weapons Detailed, Athens News Agency, (Dec 9, 1998).
    • Failure as in the Balkans Must Not Be Repeated, Interview with German Defense Minister Scharping on Bundeswehr and Nuclear Deterrence, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, (Dec 9, 1998).
    • Fischer’s Secondary Theaters of War, Commentary, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, (Dec 9, 1998).
    • Nato Rejects Call To Cut Nuclear Arms, Times London, (Dec 9, 1998).
    • NATO Debate Thrills German Greens Before Congress, Reuters, (Dec 9, 1998).
    • Fischer–No Special German Way In NATO, Die Welt, (Dec 9, 1998).
    • Valuable Rebukes, Daily Commentary Views NATO Strategy Discussion Caused by Fischer, Frankfurter Rundschau, (Dec 9, 1998).
    • Germany’s Fischer Urges NATO To Change , Reuters, (Dec 9, 1998).
    • NATO Nuclear Rift Widens, Baltimore Sun, (Dec 9, 1998).
    • U.K. Foreign Secretary Cook Response to Question About Nuclear Review, (Dec 8, 1998).
    • U.S. Secretary of State Response to German Nuclear Move (Dec 8, 1998). Go here for full press briefing.
    • Foreign Ministers Meet To Mull Revision Of NATO Strategy (Dec 8, 1998).
    • Germany Refuses To Bow to US Pressure in NATO Nuclear Row, AFP, (Dec 8, 1998).
    • NATO Forging New Strategic Concept, AP, (Dec 8, 1998).
    • A Rift Gets Deeper As NATO Nears 50, National Post, (Dec 8, 1998).
    • Nukes? Yes, Please, National Post Editorial, (Dec 8, 1998).
    • AFP Previews NATO Ministerial Meeting 8-9 Dec, AFP, (Dec 7, 1998).
    • U.S. to NATO: Widen Purpose to Fight Terror, The New York Times, (Dec 7, 1998). For a text-only version, go here.
    • Debate on Strategy Dominates Scharping’s Trip to Poland, Frankfurter Rundschau, (Dec 7, 1998).
    • Committee Forced to Soften Nuclear Stance, National Post, (Dec 7, 1998).
    • EU Reform Not at Any Cost, Interview with German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer on EU and NATO Nuclear Strategy, Welt am Sonntag, (Dec 6, 1998).
    • Netherlands Also Wants Role in European Defense, Algemeen Dagblad (Dec 4, 1998).
    • In Nuclear Controversy, Foreign Minister Fischer Warns Against Ban on Thinking, Die Welt, (Dec 3, 1998).
    • Fischer To Push Nuclear No-First-Use At NATO, Reuters, (Dec 3, 1998).
    • Terrorism Constitutes Danger for NATO, NATO’s Naumann on Terrorist Threats and NATO Nuclear Policy, De Standaard, (Dec 2, 1998).
    • State Department Spokesman Rejects German Nuclear Initiative (Dec 1, 1998). For full briefing click here.
    • Welcome Proposal, Editorial, Deccan Herald, (Dec 1, 1998).
    • NATO Leaders Reject Review of Nuclear Deterrent Strategy Jane’s Defensce Weekly, (Dec 1, 1998).
    • In the End, Only Realism Counts, Interview with German Defense Minister Rudolf Scharping, Focus, (Nov 30, 1998).
    • Democracies Must not Become Subject to Blackmail, Interview with Gen. Klaus Naumann, chairman of NATO’s Military Committee, on First Strike Debate. Die Welt, (Nov 30, 1998).
    • Why It Is So Difficult To Be Chancellor, Welt am Sonntag (Nov 29, 1998).
    • German Nuclear Doctrine Said Vindication of Indian Stand, The Pioneer, (Nov 28, 1998).
    • A Policy Struggle Stirs Within NATO (Nov 28, 1998)
    • There Is No Special German Way, Interview with Fischer on NATO Nuclear Debate, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, (Nov 27, 1998).
    • Scharping: NATO Is Defense Minister’s Responsibility, Interview with German Defense Minister Scharping on NATO Nuclear Policy Debate, Bild, (Nov 27, 1998).
    • Scharping in Bonn – Live, Deutschlandfunk, (Nov 27, 1998).
    • Cause a Slight Amount of Trouble, Die Welt, (Nov 26, 1998).
    • Fischer’s Thoughts are Free, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, (Nov 26, 1998).
    • Fischer’s First Strike, Frankfurter Rundschau, (Nov 26, 1998).
    • Greens Attack Defense Minister, Frankfurter Rundschau, (Nov 26, 1998).
    • U.S., Germany Agree NATO Will Use Nuclear Weapons First If Need Be: The Ultimate Trump Card, ABC News, (Nov 25, 1998). For a text-only version, go here.
    • Germany Leads NATO Majority on Nuclear Debate, BASIC press release (Nov 23, 1998).
    • Where’s The Fallout?, National Post Editorial, (Nov 23, 1998).
    • Critical Questions From Senior Partner, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, (Nov 23, 1998).
    • We Do Not Want Unilateral Action, German Foreign Minister Fischer’s Interview With Der Spiegel, (Nov 23, 1998).
    • Opposition Growing to ‘First-Use’ Strategy, National Post, (Nov 20, 1998).
    • U.K. Rejects Canadian Plan to Ban First Use of Nuclear Arms: ‘Unacceptable’, National Post, (Nov 6, 1998).
    • Soft On Nukes, National Post Editorial, (Nov 3, 1998).
    • Axworthy Making Americans Nervous, National Post, (Nov 2, 1998).
    • New Czech Foreign Minister on Contacts, Poland’s Role, NATO, Gazeta Wyborcza (Warsaw), (Jul 27, 1998).
    • U.S. Seeks Pact With China on Targeting Missiles, The New York Times, (Jul 14, 1998). For a text-only version, go here.
    • India Ready to Discuss ‘No First Use’ Nuclear Pact, CNN (May 27, 1998). For text-only version go here.
    • Excerpts from USIA Daily Digest With Indian Thoughts on U.S. and Russian Nuclear Doctrine and No-First-Use. (Feb 5, 1998). For the full Daily Digest, go here.

    News From 1997 and Earlier

    • Czech Social Democratic Party Official Says That Non-Nuclear NATO Membership Status Suits Czech Interests Best, Pravo (Prague), (Dec 12, 1997).
    • Czech “Shadow Foreign Minister Denies “Ambivalent” NATO Stand, Mlada Fronta Dnes (Prague), (Oct 8, 1997).
    • Norway’s Defense Minister on NATO, Russia, and Nuclear Weapons, Polska Zbrojna (Warsaw), (Jun 13, 1997).
    • U.S. Refits Nuclear Bomb to Destroy Enemy Bunkers, The New York Times, (May 31, 1997).
    • Russia Reserves First Use of Nuclear Arms, (Globe and Mail, Feb 12, 1997).
    • Excerpts From USIA Daily Digest With Russian Median Remarks About First-Use Options, (Jan 2, 1997). For the full Daily Digest, gohere.
    • Slovenians Seek NATO Membership With Non-nuclear Status, TASR (Bratislava), (Dec 5, 1996).
    • North Atlantic Assembly President on NATO Expansion, Russia, Nuclear Weapons, Radio Tallinn, (Oct 22, 1996).
    • Czech Republic: Ministry Studies Nuclear Status, NATO, Mlada Fronta DNES (Prague), (Feb 6, 1996).
    • Excerpts from USIA Daily Digest on No-First-Use Issues in Connection with the 1995 Non-Proliferation Treaty Extension Conference. For the full Daily Digest, go here.

     

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