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    • Biological Weapons Arms Control 

      Leitenberg, Milton (1996-05-01)
    • The Participation of Japanese Military Forces in U.N. Peacekeeping Operations 

      Leitenberg, Milton (1996-06)
      In September 1992, the first Japanese military forces were committed to participation in a U.N. peacekeeping mission, the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC). This occurred under new Japanese legislation ...
    • The Nixon Administration 

      Daalder, Ivo H.; Destler, I.M. (1998-12-08)
      The Nixon administration brought far-reaching changes to the National Security Council. Building on a strong mandate from (and a strong policy relationship with) the President, National Security Assistant Henry A. Kissinger ...
    • The Bush Administration 

      Daalder, Ivo; Destler, I.M. (1999-04-19)
      The Bush administration was home to a particularly collegial team of senior nationalsecurity policymakers. They had worked together in the Ford and Reagan administrations and held compatible views on both the substance of ...
    • China Policy and the National Security Council 

      Daalder, Ivo; Destler, I.M. (1999-11-04)
      Over the past three decades, no area of U.S. foreign policy has been more dramatic than the opening and development of relations with the People"s Republic of China. And on no policy subject has the National Security Council ...
    • Arms Control Policy and the National Security Council 

      Daalder, Ivo; Destler, I.M. (2000-03-23)
      During the cold war, arms control policy was a focal point in relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. The progress of negotiations was closely tracked by observers both within and outside of successive ...
    • Renovating Arms Control through Reassurance 

      Steinbruner, John (2000-04-01)
      Security policy has traditionally focused on the threat of deliberate aggression with a clarity and emotional intensity that presumably derives from the far recesses of time. For most of history, it was appropriate to be ...
    • Conference on the Evolution of the Nation-State through 2015 

      Lahmeman, William J. (2000-04-18)
      In the summer of 1999, the National Intelligence Council tasked the University of Maryland to serve as a portal for identifying and presenting leading academic research on topics of particular interest to the US intelligence ...
    • NMD and the Wistful Pursuit of Common Sense 

      Steinbruner, John (2000-08-01)
      The best that can plausibly be claimed for the national missile defense scheme currently proposed by the United States is it would provide unreliable protection against an improbable form of threat. However well the proposed ...
    • The Clinton Administration 

      Daalder, Ivo; Destler, I.M. (2000-09-27)
      The Clinton administration entered office at a time of great opportunity and challenge. The end of the cold war meant that the new administration had the rare opportunity to craft a foreign policy for a new age. The defining ...
    • Prospects for Succession and the Orderly Evolution of Political Power in Cuba 

      Members of Workshop (2001-01-25)
      Fulton Armstrong opened the workshop by describing the assumptions the participants would make in analyzing the prospects for political succession in Cuba. First, they could assume that Fidel Castro wants a "legacy" whereby ...
    • The Significance of Joint Missile Surveillance 

      Steinbruner, John (2001-07-01)
      At a summit meeting in Moscow in September of 1998, the presidents of the United States and Russia signed an agreement to share information on the launch of ballistic missiles. The announcement was not received as a major ...
    • Federal Regulation of Scientific Research 

      Okutani, Stacy (2001-08-23)
      The enclosed review of federal regulations of scientific research is a draft and is based on an initial survey of the available information. As such, it is not intended as a final, or authoritative accounting of the web ...
    • Testimony on The Biological Weapons Convention: Rethinking Our Priorities After September 11th 

      Harris, Elisa D. (2001-11-15)
      The biological weapons threat to the United States is fundamentally different today than in the period during and after the completion of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention. At that time, only four countries -- ...
    • Testimony on "Russia, Iraq, and Other Potential Sources of Anthrax, Smallpox, and other Terrorist Weapons" 

      Harris, Elisa D. (2001-12-05)
      The September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon and subsequent anthrax attacks in Florida, New York and Washington have focused renewed attention on the threat of biological weapons use by terrorists or ...
    • The Intervention in East Timor 

      Schwartz, Eric (2001-12-07)
      As East Timor rapidly approaches a formal declaration of independence next year, it is useful to consider what lessons might be learned from the Australian-led intervention, beginning in September 1999. The following ...
    • Case Study: Intervention in Sierra Leone 

      Nuamah, Kwaku; Zartman, I William (2001-12-07)
      Sierra Leone is a case of state collapse, in which the conflicts of the 1990s were not an independent event but merely the work of the maggots on a dead body. Thus no intervention could have done anything more, at best, ...
    • The Case of Bosnia 

      Burg, Steven L. (2001-12-07)
      The case of Bosnia presents analysts with a complex set of circumstances and factors surrounding multiple instances of intervention, carried out by a diverse set of external actors. Indeed, even the distinction between ...
    • Intervention in Internal Conflict: Insights for Afghanistan 

      Lahneman, Bill (2001-12-07)
      This conference was the capstone event for an examination into the phenomenon of internal conflict, the reasons for third party intervention in internal conflict, and the role of the United States in such interventions. ...
    • The Case of Rwanda 

      Khadiagala, Gilbert M. (2001-12-07)
      Post-colonial Rwanda was born out of a decisive reversal of power from the minority Tutsi to the majority Hutu occasioned by the 1959 revolution. The revolution inaugurated an era of massive movement of refugees in the ...