1996 United States Special Weapons
Nuclear, Biological, Chemical and Missile
- Independent Panel's report on NIE 95-19:
"Emerging Missile Threats to North America During the Next 15 Years.(U) OCA 96-1908 - cover letter to Arlen Specter from John H. Moseman, Director of Congressional Affairs, CIA, 23 December 1996
- WHAT TO DO WITH PLUTONIUM VOA - 17 December 1996
- 96: MILITIA GROUPS Voice of America YEAR END REPORT NUMBER=5-35242, CHICAGO, MICHAEL LELAND, 12/17/96
- 96: U-S ARMS CONTROL Voice of America YEAR END REPORT NUMBER=5-35230, PENTAGON, DAVID GOLLUST, 12/16/96
- DOE's "Ultra" Computer Reaches 1 Trillion Operations Per Second Milestone DOE News Release - December 16, 1996 -- Intel Corporation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), today announced the world's first
- 96: THE NUCLEAR DANGER Source: Voice of America DATE=12/13/96
- THREAT FROM RUSSIAN, CHINESE MISSILES IS DEEMED REMOTE (U.S. officials see no ICBM threat for 15 years) By Jacquelyn S. Porth, USIA Security Affairs Writer, Washington, 12/04/96
- BACKGROUNDER: CHOICES FOR A SECOND TERM TEAM BEING WEIGHED (Advisers asked to use imagination in recommendations) By Alexander M. Sullivan USIA White House Correspondent - 03 December 1996
- Missile-Defense Chimera Saturday, November 2 1996; Page A22 The Washington Post Director U.S. Nuclear Weapons Cost Study Project The Brookings Institution Washington
- Russia Backs Out of Pact at 11th Hour 'Glitch' comes up on missile defense By Bill Gertz THE WASHINGTON TIMES - 30 October 1996 page A1
- Senate duo disagrees on missile defense By Jeffrey A. Roberts
Denver Post Oct. 22, 1996
- Defenseless Against Missile Terror BY RALPH KINNEY BENNETT
Reader's Digest (October 1996)
- Missile defense fails to take spot among campaign issues By Bill Gertz THE WASHINGTON TIMES 22 October 1996 -- In polls, 60 percent agree with Dole on need for system
- National Computing Center Dedicated DOE News Release - October 22, 1996 -- The new National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center at the
Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBNL) in California was dedicated today.
- Cray Research–Silicon Graphics Wins DOE Award For World's Most Powerful Supercomputer DOE News Release - October 10, 1996 -- When integrated, the combined peak performance of the two systems will be more than four teraflops–the fastest system in world.
- United States must protect itself against nuclear threat How's that sound? By Robert O'Leary Duke University Chronicle September 23, 1996
- Bomb Grade Fuel Returned to U.S. DOE News Release - September 23, 1996 -- The Department of Energy yesterday accepted the first shipment of spent research-reactor fuel containing weapon-usable enriched uranium, originally produced in the United States.
- Pentagon Missile Study Faulted - GAO questions finding that no threat looms for 15 years Washington Times - 12 September 1996
- Energy Department Moves Forward Along Dual Path to Tritium Production DOE News Release - September 5, 1996 -- As part of its dual-track strategy to provide a new tritium source for the country's nuclear deterrent, the U.S.
Department of Energy has selected a prime contractor to support the accelerator option for producing the radioactive gas.
- REPUBLICANS CHARGE CLINTON UNDERMINES U.S. CREDIBILITY ABROAD By Ralph Dannheisser USIA Staff Correspondent - 15 August 1996
- FORMER ADVERSARIES GET U.S. TRAINING ON EXPORT CONTROLS (Commerce Department assists ex-Soviet states) By Bruce Odessey USIA Staff Writer - 13 August 1996
- Major General Linhard dies AF News Service - 07 August 1996
- Candidates Blow Missile-Defense Issue Out of Proportion; Politics: Republicans denounce a 'soft' defense policy. Democrats decry a 'Star Wars' revival. But both sides want essentially the same system.; By ART PINE - Los Angeles Times, Sunday, July 28, 1996 Home Edition Section: PART A Page: A-15 Republicans denounce a 'soft' defense policy.
Democrats decry a 'Star Wars' revival. But both sides want
essentially the same system.
- World's Fastest Supercomputer to Meet 21st Century Challenges DOE News Release - July 26, 1996 -- A four-year, $93 million public/private partnership to build the world's fastest supercomputer up to 300 times faster and more powerful than existing machines, the new supercomputer project called DOE Option Blue, will be on-line in 1998.
- U.S. TAKING INCREASED SECURITY PRECAUTIONS AGAINST TERRORISM By Jacquelyn S. Porth USIA Security Affairs Writer - 18 July 1996
- WE NEED A MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM -- NOW By Senator Don Nickles - 11 July 1996
- Compilation of editorials and other items on Ballistic Missile Defense - National Security News Service -- 11 July 1996
- EASED EXPORT CONTROLS EXPECTED SOON ON JET ENGINE, SATELLITES By Bruce Odessey USIA Staff Writer - 9 July 1996
- BACKGROUNDER: PRESIDENTIAL ADVISORY PANEL ON PROLIFERATION By Alexander M. Sullivan, USIA White House Correspondent - 27 June 1996
- TERRORISTS WITH NUCLEAR MATERIALS POSE NEWEST WORLD THREAT By Vance Phillips USIA Staff Writer - 26 June 1996
- Clinton CIA Head Endorses Dole Associated Press, June 26, 1996
- Dole Rips Clinton In Calif, Associated Press, June 18, 1996
- NewsHour Online: The Strategic Defense Initiative STAR WARS - THE SEQUEL. JUNE 4, 1996. TRANSCRIPT. Following a Kwame Holman background piece, Elizabeth Farnsworth moderates a debate on the issue between Senators Jon Kyl (R) and Carl Levin (D).
- America's Editors Oppose New Star Wars Plans Compilation reprinted in the Congressional Record - 04 June 1996
- Woolsey Disputes Clinton, Missile-Threat Assessment
THE WASHINGTON TIMES, MAY 31, 1996
- TONY LAKE VIEWS ON MISSILE DEFENSE IMPLICATIONS FOR TREATIES (Article on Air Force One chat with reporters May 22) By Alexander M. Sullivan, USIA White House Correspondent 23 May 1996
- Using defense budget as jobs program robs public - USA TODAY (US) - MONDAY May 20, 1996
- RUSSIAN ORGANIZED CRIME GROUPS RAPIDLY PENETRATING U.S. By Louise Fenner USIA Staff Writer - 15 May 1996
- Offense Is Best Missile Defense THE HARRISBURG (PA) PATRIOT & EVENING NEWS, MAY 13, 1996
- Clinton Administration Reduces Trade in Bomb-Grade Nuclear Materials DOE News Release - May 13, 1996 -- Energy Secretary O'Leary Formalizes Decision to accept and manage spent nuclear fuel from foreign research reactors.
- Defraud America Week THE DES MOINES REGISTER, MAY 6, 1996
- DEFENDING AMERICAN TERRITORY: Policy Statement on Missile Defense House Republican Policy Committee May 9, 1996
- HOUSE PANEL ADVANCES BILL REWRITING U.S. EXPORT-CONTROL LAW By Bruce Odessey
USIA Staff Writer, 22 March 1996
- DEUTCH CALLS DEVELOPED NATIONS VULNERABLE TO TERRORIST ATTACK By Jacquelyn S. Porth
USIA Security Affairs Writer - 20 March 1996
- U.S. DEFENSE BUDGET GOALS: DETERRENCE, FIGHTING CAPABILITY By Jacquelyn S. Porth
USIA Security Affairs Correspondent - 04 March 1996
- Defense Secretary Perry NO CHANGE IN U.S. BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE PRIORITIES DEFENSE DEPARTMENT REPORT - 16 February 1996
- Plutonium Accounting Released, New Classification Approach Proposed DOE News Release - February 6, 1996 -- The Energy Department released a thorough accounting of U.S. plutonium production, acquisition and use; proposed major reforms in its policies for nuclear weapons data; and detailed improvements in public access to Department information and decisionmaking.
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