2010 Publications

Articles, Reports, Media Appearances, etc., written or researched by current and former Scoville Fellows in 2010 (Year of Fellowship in parenthesis)

E. Scott Adler (Spring 1989)
• co-wrote “Congress is Shirking Many of Its Most Basic Responsibilities” Roll Call , February 16, 2010

Jessica Anderson (Fall 2009)
• compiled Survey of International Border Assistance Initiatives, updated database to Post-Conflict Borders and UN Peace Operations, Stimson Center, March 2010
• wrote International Border Security and Customs Assistance Initiatives: A Guide to the Stimson Database, Stimson Center, March 2010

Yurika Ayukawa (Fall 1996)
• wrote “Nearing the Tipping Point: The Failure to Find a Way Back,” Global Asia, Winter 2010

Nick Birnback (Fall 1992)
• quoted in “U.N. Says Final Death Toll of Haiti Earthquake Might Never Be Known,”
Washington Post, January 20, 2010
• quoted in “Behind The ‘Blue Helmets’ — A Look At UN Peacekeepers,” Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, July 4, 2010

Eva Blaszczynski (Spring 2001)
• interviewed in “Polish Lessons for Eastern Europe,” Foreign Policy Romania, March/April 2010

Philipp Bleek (Fall 1999)
• wrote “Why Do States Proliferate? Quantitative Analysis of the Exploration, Pursuit, and Acquisition of Nuclear Weapons” in William Potter (ed.), Forecasting Nuclear Proliferation in the 21st Century: The Role of Theory, Stanford University Press, 2010
• wrote “Does Economic Liberalization Curb Nuclear Weapons Proliferation Proclivity? A Quantitative Test” Discussion Paper, Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, 2010
• wrote “Maybe Iran Isn’t the Domino So Many Think It to Be,” Wall Street Journal Letter to the Editor, May 12, 2010

Alex Bollfrass (Spring 2007)
• co-edited Elements of a Nuclear Disarmament Treaty and wrote chapters “Governance of a Nuclear Disarmament Treaty” and “Breaking Out of Zero: Would Cheating Be Worth the Risk?” Stimson Center, January 22, 2010
• wrote A Plan for Nuclear Disarmament, NewEurope op-ed, February 21, 2010
• co-edited National Perspectives on Nuclear Disarmament and co-wrote the chapter “United States,” Stimson Center,
March 2010
• co-wrote “START Follow-On Treaty: Advancing Nuclear Disarmament Beyond U.S., Russia,” World Politics Review, March 30, 2010
• co-wrote “5 Myths About Getting Rid of the Bomb,” Washington Post, June 27, 2010
• wrote “Arms Control and Missile Defense: Opportunity and Costs,” Stimson Center’s The Will and the Wallet blog, December 10, 2010
• co-wrote “Panda-monium! Don’t Let Fear of China Hold Up Ratification of New START,” Stimson Center’s The Will and the Wallet blog,
December 16, 2010

Rebecca Bornstein (Spring 2008)
• wrote “Enforcing a Nuclear Disarmament Treaty,” chapter in Elements of a Nuclear Disarmament Treaty, Stimson Center, January 22, 2010

Matthew Buongiorno (Fall 2009)
• co-wrote “Missile Watch,” Federation of American Scientists Strategic Security Blog, February 2010
• co-wrote “NPT Review Conference Represents Decisive Opportunity for United States,” Federation of American Scientists, April 2010
• co-wrote “Recommendations for the U.S. Delegation to the NPT RevCon,” FAS Issue Brief, April 2010
• wrote “Small Arms in Iraq Vulnerable to Theft and Diversion,” FAS Strategic Security Blog, May 12, 2010
• co-wrote “Missile Watch,” Federation of American Scientists Strategic Security Blog, June 2010

Nathan Cohn (Fall 2010)
• wrote “India’s Ballistic Missile Defense Options,” Spotlight Henry L. Stimson Center website, December 20, 2010

Mark Donaldson (Spring 2010)
• contributed to “New START Treaty,” UCS Factsheet, April 2010
• wrote “If We Are Not Going to Build a New Weapon…” All Things Nuclear blog, April 28, 2010
• wrote “International Statements Supporting New START,” All Things Nuclear blog, May 17, 2010
• wrote “It’s a Mad, MAD World,” All Things Nuclear blog, June 16, 2010
• wrote “Verification of New START,” Union of Concerned Scientists fact sheet, July 2010
• wrote “New START Verification: Less is More,” All Things Nuclear blog, July 14, 2010
• co-wrote “Frank Capra 2010: Nuclear Weapons Lab Directors Go To Washington,” All Things Nuclear blog, July 16, 2010
• wrote “New START Verification: Inspecting the Critics’ Arguments,”  All Things Nuclear blog, August 27, 2010
• contributed to “Key Elements of the FY 2011 Budget Request for Nuclear Weapons and Nonproliferation,” UCS factsheet, September 2010

Molly Clark Dunigan (Fall 2002)
• co-wrote Hired Guns: Views About Armed Contractors in Operation Iraqi Freedom, RAND Monograph, June 2010
• presented “Considerations for the Use of Private Security Contractors in Future U.S. Military Deployments,” testimony submitted to the Commission on Wartime Contracting, June 18, 2010
• co-wrote Developing a Defense Sector Assessment Rating Tool, RAND Technical Report, September 2010

Robert Golan-Vilella (Fall 2010)
• wrote “Software Error Derails Airborne Laser Test,” Arms Control Today, October 2010
• wrote “State Dept. Restructures Arms Control Bureaus,” Arms Control Today, November 2010
• wrote “UK Postpones Trident Replacement Amid Cuts,” Arms Control Today, November 2010
• provided research for The Case for the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, Arms Control Association Report, December 2010
• wrote “NATO Approves Expanded Missile Defense,” Arms Control Today, December 2010
• wrote “UK, France Sign Nuclear Collaboration Treaty,” Arms Control Today, December 2010
• wrote “New START and Dr. Rice’s ‘Caveats’,” Arms Control Now blog, December 7, 2010

Cole Harvey (Spring 2009)
• wrote “The Low-Enriched Uranium Fuel Reserve at Angarsk,” Nuclear Threat Initiative Issue Brief, January 19, 2010
• provided research assistance to Now More Than Ever: The Case for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, Arms Control Association briefing book, February 2010
• wrote “Nuclear Stockpile Modernization: Issues and Background,” Nuclear Threat Initiative Issue Brief, February 15, 2010
• wrote “Revised Russian Nuke Doctrine Revisited,” Nukes of Hazard blog, March 10, 2010
• co-wrote “Russia’s Lukewarm Support for International Sanctions Against Iran: History and Motivations,” Nuclear Threat Initiative Issue Brief,
April 15, 2010
• wrote Major Proposals to Strengthen the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, Arms Control Association report, March 2010
• quoted in “Nuclear Modernization Making a Mockery of Disarmament,” The Faster Times, May 4, 2010
• wrote “The U.S.-India Reprocessing Agreement and Its Implications,” Nuclear Threat Initiative Issue Brief, May 5, 2010
• wrote “Uranium Enrichment and the NPT: Preventing the Next Iran,” World Politics Review, May 10, 2010
• wrote “The U.S.-Russian Agreement for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation,” Nuclear Threat Initiative Issue Brief, June 22, 2010
• co-wrote “Beyond Missile Defense: Alternative Means to Address Iran’s Ballistic Missile Threat,” Arms Control Today, October 2010
• wrote “At Sea Over Naval HEU: Expanding Interest in Nuclear Propulsion Poses Proliferation Challenges,” Nuclear Threat Initiative Issue Brief, November 30, 2010
• co-wrote “It’s Not Just New START: Two Other U.S.-Russian Nuclear Agreements Boost U.S.-Russian Reset,” CNS Feature Story, December 21, 2010

Taylor Jo Isenberg (Fall 2010)
• wrote “Kenya and Preventive Diplomacy: Finding a Way Forward,” Across The Aisle PSA blog, August 4, 2010
• wrote “Are We Ready: The Consequences of ‘Bomb Iran’,” Across The Aisle PSA blog, August 26, 2010
• wrote “Africom Now: Security and Development Policy in Africa,” Across The Aisle PSA blog, September 22, 2010
• wrote “Bipartisanship on Development Policy: Make it an Imperative,” Across The Aisle PSA blog, September 30, 2010
• wrote “The United Nations: Americans Know We Can’t Go It Alone,” Across The Aisle PSA blog, October 18, 2010
• wrote “CFR Report: Congressional Dysfunction Undermining U.S. National Security,” Across The Aisle PSA blog, November 18, 2010
• wrote “Sudan’s Referendum: Beyond the 11th Hour,” Across The Aisle PSA blog, December 10, 2010

Victoria Johnson (Spring 2005)
• co-wrote National Commission on Children and Disasters. 2010 Report to the President and Congress, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Publication No. 10-M037, October 2010

Elise Keppler (Fall 1997)
• quoted in “Visit By Sudan’s Bashir Puts Heat On Chad,” NPR’s Morning Edition, July 22, 2010

Daryl Kimball (Fall 1989)
• quoted in “Obama Presses Review of Nuclear Strategy,” Boston Globe, January 3, 2010
• quoted in “U.S. to Deploy Missiles Near Russia,” Washington Times, January 21, 2010
• co-wrote Now More Than Ever: The Case for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, Arms Control Association Briefing Book, February 2010
• quoted in “U.S., Russia Agree to Nuclear-Arms Accord,” Wall Street Journal, February 3, 2010
• quoted in “Iran Nuclear Program Takes Another Step Up Escalation Ladder,” Christian Science Monitor, February 8, 2010
• quoted in “White House Is Rethinking Nuclear Policy,” New York Times, February 28, 2010
• quoted in “Russia Claims Breakthrough in Historic Nuclear Reduction Agreement with U.S.,” The Guardian, March 24, 2010
• quoted in “Russia and U.S. Report Breakthrough on Arms,”  New York Times, March 24, 2010
• interviewed about New START, Russia Today’s Crosstalk, April 9, 2010
• quoted in “Questionable China-Pakistan Deal Draws Little Comment From U.S.,” Washington Post, May 20, 2010
• quoted in “The Canada/India Deal,” Toronto Star, June 29, 2010
• quoted in “Lugar to Offer Response on Weapons Pact,” Washington Post, September 13, 2010
• quoted in “North Korea Gets Lowest Grade on ‘Nuclear Arms Report Card’,” Agence France-Presse, October 29, 2010
• co-wrote The Case for the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, Arms Control Association Brief, December 2010
• quoted in “Russia and NATO to Cooperate on Key Issues,” Voice of America News, December 1, 2010
• quoted in “Jon Kyl: No Time Left for START,” Politico, December 8, 2010
• quoted in “Clock Ticking, Obama Urges Senate OK Of Arms Treaty,” NPR’s All Things Considered, December 13, 2010
• quoted in “Arms Control Challenges Remain After New START,” NPR’s All Things Considered, December 22, 2010

Chris Lindborg (Spring 1997)
• co-wrote Treading Water in 2010: The Nuclear Weapon States and Nuclear Disarmament (PDF), Chris Lindborg and Nicholas Meros, BASIC Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference 2010 Papers #2, April 2010
• wroteKeeping the “Non” in the Non-Nuclear Weapon States,, BASIC Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference 2010 Paper #5, April 2010
• wrote Considering NATO’s Tactical Nuclear Weapons After the US Nuclear Posture Review, BASIC Backgrounder, April 7, 2010

Meg McDermott (Spring 2010)
• wrote “U.S. & Russia Reach Agreement for New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START),” Global Solutions Blog, March 25, 2010
• wrote “April 4: International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action,” Global Solutions Blog, April 5, 2010
• wrote “Nuclear Posture Review Sticks to the Middle Ground,” Global Solutions Blog, April 6, 2010
• wrote “Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide,” Global Solutions Blog, April 7, 2010
• wrote “Presidents Obama and Medvedev Sign Historic New START,” Global Solutions Blog April 9, 2010
• wrote “Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference: Sign a Petition Calling on President Obama to Take Action,”
Global Solutions Blog, April 28, 2010
• wrote “Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference Begins Monday – There is Still Time to Sign the Petition!”
Global Solutions Blog, April 30, 2010
• wrote “An NPT Review Conference Update: Iran Stirs Up Trouble, U.S. Announces Size of Stockpile, and Indonesia Ratifies the CTBT! ”
Global Solutions Blog, May 5, 2010
• wrote “Mass Atrocities Response Operations (MARO) Project Release Military Planning Handbook,” Global Solutions Blog,
May 7, 2010
• wrote “Mother’s Day: A Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament?” Global Solutions Blog, May 10, 2010
• provided research for “The Court of Last Resort,” Foreign Policy In Focus, May 30, 2010
• wrote “New START and Senate Processes: A Critique of Last Resort?” Global Solutions Blog, August 23, 2010
• wrote “New START Ratification Is Delayed… But Hopefully Not For Long,” Global Solutions Blog, September 3, 2010
• contributed to “New START Bipartisan Victory in Foreign Relations Committee,” Huffington Post, September 27, 2010
• wrote “Acknowledging the Rights of Women in Conflict,” Global Solutions Blog, October 29, 2010

Andrew Prosser (Spring 2004)
• presented “Nuclearization and its Discontents: Explaining the Prevalence of Nuclear Reversal,” International Studies Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, February 2010

Lisa Putkey (Fall 2009)
• wrote “U.S. Preparing for a New Generation of Nuclear Weapons?” Peace Action fact sheet, January 2010
• interviewed on video trailer for a DisarmTV feature on youth mobilizing for nuclear disarmament, Project for Nuclear Awareness, March 1, 2010
• co-wrote “2010, The Year for Re-Building the Movement for Nuclear Disarmament,” OpEdNews.com, March 11, 2010
• quoted in “Tewa Women United Addresses Nuclear Concerns,” Santa Fe New Mexican, September 25, 2010

Kingston Reif (Spring 2008)
• co-wrote “2010 Nuclear Posture Review,” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation fact sheet, February 24, 2010
• quoted in “Winning the Nuclear PR War,” Daily Kos, February 28, 2010
• co-wrote “Keep Your Rosaries Off My Deterrence,” DOD Buzz, March 16, 2010
• quoted in “Arms Control May Be Different on Paper and on the Ground,” New York Times, March 30, 2010
• guest to discuss the Nuclear Posture Review, C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, April 7, 2010
• quoted in “Spin Versus Facts on Nuclear “Modernization” and New START,” Daily Kos, April 25, 2010
• quoted in “Lobbying Battle Over START Treaty Heats Up Over Weeklong Congressional Recess,” The Hill, July 11, 2010
• quoted in “NonSTARTer? Obama’s Troubled Nuclear Treaty,” Time, August 4, 2010
• co-wrote “Advancing Obama’s Goal to Secure Nuclear Materials in Four Years,” World Politics Review, September 9, 2010
• co-wrote “Sharing New START’s Negotiating Record is Unwarranted,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September 17, 2010
• co-wrote “New START in Time for Christmas?” The Hill, December 2, 2010

Travis Sharp (Fall 2006)
• wrote Vision Meets Reality: 2010 QDR and 2011 Defense Budget, Center for a New American Security Policy Brief,  February 2010
• quoted in “QDR: Pentagon Revises Its Long-Held Two-War Doctrine,” Christian Science Monitor, February 1, 2010
• wrote “How to Read the QDR,” Foreign Policy, February 2, 2010
• quoted in “Is Defence Spending Too Important to Cut?” BBC World Service, February 3, 2010
• wrote “The U.S. Defense Acquisition Workforce Since the Cold War,” Defense & Security Analysis, Volume 26, Issue 1, March 2010
• co-wrote “Keep Your Rosaries Off My Deterrence,” DOD Buzz, March 16, 2010
• wrote “Nuclear Deterrent Still Key,” Washington Times op-ed, April 9, 2010
• quoted in “Congress May Override Efforts by Secretary Gates to Cut Defense Spending,” Washington Post, May 17, 2010
• quoted in “U.S. House Panel OKs $726B Defense Budget,” Defense News, May 24, 2010
• quoted in “Navy Poised to Pick Builder of New Littoral Combat Ship This Summer,” Washington Post, August 3, 2010
• quoted in “Virginia Pols Plan JFCOM Counterattack,” Defense News, August 13, 2010
• quoted in  “Md. Contractors Got $34 Billion From Federal Spending Last Year,” The Baltimore Sun, August 31, 2010
• wrote “Sustainability Should Be Constant Part of DoD Budget Process,” Federal Times, September 4, 2010
• quoted in “Russian Defense Minister’s Washington Trip Brings Old Foes Together,” Christian Science Monitor, September 14, 2010
• co-wrote “Sharing New START’s Negotiating Record is Unwarranted,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September 17, 2010
• interviewed on “Report: US Needs to Invest in National Guard and Reserves,” Federal News Radio, September 28, 2010
• quoted in “Republicans in a Post-Post-9/11 Era,” Washington Post, November 21, 2010
• quoted in “Buck McKeon’s Cold War on Terror,” Mother Jones, December 8, 2010
• quoted in “New START Revives Old Debates: What’s At Stake,” NPR, December 20, 2010

Mary Slosson (Spring 2010)
• wrote “Ahmadinejad Declares Iran a Nuclear State on Anniversary of Islamic Revolution,” Nukes of Hazard blog, February 12, 2010
• wrote “Is Operation Moshtarak Really Protecting Civilians?” Nukes of Hazard blog, February 22, 2010
• wrote  “On Containment and the Possibility of a Nuclear Iran,” Nukes of Hazard blog, March 17, 2010
• wrote “From Mowing the Grass to Groundwork for Withdrawal in Afghanistan,” Nukes of Hazard blog, March 24, 2010
• wrote “Nuclear Weapons Are Relics,” Register Citizen (CT) op-ed, April 14, 2010
• wrote “Does Climate Change Affect the 2010 NPT RevCon?” Nukes of Hazard blog, April 28, 2010
• wrote “2010 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference Hot Topics,” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, May 2010
• wrote “Gottemoeller: New START affects Iran,” Nukes of Hazard blog, May 13, 2010
• wrote “P5+1 Reach Agreement on Iran Sanctions Draft,” Nukes of Hazard blog, May 18, 2010
• wrote “Preliminary Thoughts on the Draft NPT RevCon Final Document,” Nukes of Hazard blog, May 25, 2010
• wrote “What Do The Non-Nuclear Weapons States Want?” Nukes of Hazard blog, May 27, 2010
• wrote “It’s Time to Step Up Diplomacy with Iran,” Foreign Policy in Focus, June 25, 2010
• wrote “Let’s Sit Down and Talk With Iran,” Medford (MA) Daily Mercury op-ed, July 6, 2010,  Asheville Citizen-Times op-ed, July 15, 2010
• wrote “Obama Withdraws Troops From Combat Operations In Iraq,” Neon Tommy (USC Annenberg School), August 31, 2010
• wrote “Nine Years Into War, No Easy Exits From Afghanistan,” Neon Tommy (USC Annenberg School), October 6, 2010

Rachel Stohl (Fall 1997)
• co-wrote Stopping the Destructive Spread of Small Arms: How Small Arms and Light Weapons Proliferation Undermines Security and Development
Center for American Progress report, March 2010
• quoted in “Stop Being Shocked,” Commentary magazine, October 29, 2010

Masako Toki (Fall 2001)
• wrote “U.S. and Russian High School Students Tackle Nuclear Nonproliferation Challenges,” CNS Feature Story, May 7, 2010
• co-wrote “Taking Control: Stopping North Korean WMD-Related Procurement,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September/October 2010
• wrote “Japan’s Dilemma: Nuclear Trade vs Nuclear Disarmament Advocacy,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, November 3, 2010

Hisham Zerriffi (Fall 1995)
• co-wrote “Energy for Sustainable Development,” The Journal of the International Energy Initiative, September 2010