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Richard L. Garwin Missile Defense Archive

2000 -

  • Boost-Phase Intercept: A Better Alternative, Arms Control Today, September 2000
  • Boost-Phase Intercept -- Not If, But When Richard L. Garwin, GUEST PERSPECTIVE (Inside Missile Defense, July 12, 2000)
  • A Defense that Will Not Defend Richard L. Garwin The Washington Quarterly Summer 2000 -- The current defense system, as planned, will not defend against even four or five suitably-equipped missiles. We are far from being ready to make a deployment decision. There is a better way.
  • "Fire From Above," book review by R.L. Garwin of "WAY OUT THERE IN THE BLUE, Reagan, Star Wars, and the End of the Cold War," by Frances Fitzgerald, published in the Los Angeles Times Book Review Section, April 30, 2000.
  • "Countermeasures," A Technical Evaluation of the Operational Effectiveness of the Planned U.S. National Missile Defense System, UCS-MIT Study, A.M. Sessler (Chair of the Study Group), J.M. Cornwall, R. Dietz, S.A. Fetter, S. Frankel, R.L. Garwin, K. Gottfried, L. Gronlund, G.N. Lewis, T.A. Postol, and D.C. Wright, April 2000.
  • The Wrong Plan by Richard L. Garwin Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists March/April 2000, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 36-41

    1990 - 1999

  • COOPERATIVE BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE Richard L. Garwin November 17, 1999
  • "Toward International Security: The Role of Space Weapons, Antisatellite Weapon Tests, and National Missile Defense," by R.L. Garwin, presented at United Nations, New York, NY, October 21, 1999. (Final of 10/25/99)
  • Regarding Missile Defense - Transcript of 06/03/99 Diane Rehm Show, WAMU-Washington, DC, featuring Richard L. Garwin, Joeseph Cirincione, Bill Graham, and James Anderson.
  • ""National Missile Defense," by R.L. Garwin, Testimony to Senate Foreign Relations Committee, May 4, 1999.
  • Technical Aspects of Ballistic Missile Defense," (Final) by R.L. Garwin, presented at American Physical Society centennial 03/24/99, and published in "APS Forum on Physics and Society-- July 1999", Vol. 28, No. 3,
  • The Rumsfeld Report - What we did," by R.L. Garwin in The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, November/December 98, Vol. 54, No. 6, p. 40-45,
  • Effectiveness of Proposed National Missile Defense Against ICBMs from North Korea (For distribution to Congress and the Press) March 17, 1999
  • Letter R.L. Garwin to Senator Carl Levin re National Missile Defense. 09/02/98
  • 21 July 1998 Response to a Ballistic Missile Threat (09/03/91 letter from H.A. Bethe and R.L. Garwin to Les Aspin and Sam Nunn, together with a Technical Appendix of 09/02/91 by R.L. Garwin.)
  • Range vs. difficulty for ballistic missile development. March 27, 1998
  • "Theater Missile Defense, National ABM Systems, and the Future of Deterrence", (Appendix H in "Post-Cold War Conflict Deterrence", a report of the Naval Studies Board, National Research Council)
  • National Missile Defense Questions February 8-9, 1997 26th Pugwash Workshop on Nuclear Forces "Nuclear Forces and the ABM Treaty" Geneva SWITZERLAND
  • "APPENDIX H: Theater Missile Defense, National ABM Systems and the Future of Deterrence ," by R.L. Garwin, published in the book Post-Cold War Conflict Deterrence, Naval Studies Board, National Research Council, 1997.
  • "Defense is Easier From the Ground," Op-Ed by R.L. Garwin published in SPACE NEWS, March 11-17, 1991

    1980 - 1989

  • "Space Technology: Myth and Promise" by R.L.^Garwin, published in the book Ways Out of the Arms Race, edited by J. Hassard, T. Kibble and P. Lewis. Proceedings of the Second International Scientists' Congress held at Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, University of London, 2-4 December 1988.
  • "Space Defense-- The Impossible Dream?", a speech to the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, July 18, 1986.
  • "Star Wars and Geneva," by R.L. Garwin, a talk given at the Foreign Press Association, September 9, 1985.
  • "The Militarization of Space," testimony given Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing, before the Subcommittee on Arms Control, Oceans, International Operations and Environment. 09/20/82 pp 56-60.

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