2011 Publications

Articles, Reports, Media Appearances, etc., written or researched by current and former Scoville Fellows in 2011 (Year of Fellowship in parenthesis)

Jessica Anderson (Fall 2009)
• wrote “Gender, Local Justice and Agency: Masculinities and Femininities in Post-War Northern Uganda,” Canadian Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies, April 2011
• wrote “Connecting the Dots: Memory, Multimedia, and Community Information Integration in Northern Uganda,” book chapter, University of Toronto Press, forthcoming 2011
• wrote “Promoting Social Cohesion to Counter Violence against Foreigners: Lessons Learned,” African Centre for Migration and Society, forthcoming 2011

Yurika Ayukawa (Fall 1996)
• guest on “Japan Facing Biggest Catastrophe Since Dawn of Nuclear Age,” Democracy Now! March 14, 2011

Philipp Bleek (Fall 1999)
• co-wrote “Can Turkey Still Be a ‘Model Partner’ in Resolving the Iran Nuclear Impasse?” Today’s Zaman (Turkey), May 17, 2011
• quoted in “Turkey and Iran: A Delicate Balance,” Southeast European Times, June 20, 2011

Alex Bollfrass (Spring 2007)
• wrote “Iran’s Ex-Negotiator Presents Plan to Resolve US-Iran Nuclear Stalemate,” Nukes of Hazard blog, February 24, 2011
• wrote “HASCing Too Much for the Nuclear Arsenal,” Stimson Center’s The Will and the Wallet blog, May 24, 2011
• wrote “Explaining Libya to Iran,” World Politics Review, September 12, 2011

Matthew Buongiorno (Fall 2009)
• quoted in “Student UN Group Travels to New York for Conference,” West Hawaii Today, March 23, 2011
• quoted in “Creating Global Citizens,” West Hawaii Today, December 6, 2011

Nathan Cohn (Fall 2010)
• co-wrote “Space Norms Matrix,” Henry L. Stimson Center, January 20, 2011
• wrote “An Incidents at Sea Agreement for South Asia,” Spotlight Stimson Center website, April 12, 2011
• co-edited and wrote sections of  Crises in South Asia: Trends and Potential Consequences, Stimson Center report, September 14, 2011

Kelsey Davenport (Fall 2011)
• wrote “GAO Finds Gaps in U.S. Nuclear Tracking,” Arms Control Today, October 2011
• wrote “Support for Nuclear Weapons Funding Dips,” Arms Control Today, October 2011
• co-wrote “U.S. Must Rethink New Subs, Bombers,” Defense News, October 24, 2011
• wrote “End of Nuclear Security Summits Mulled,” Arms Control Today,  November 2011
• reviewed Deterrence: Its Past and Future, Arms Control Today,  November 2011
• wrote reviews of “Arms Control and Proliferation Challenges to the Reset Policy” and “Russia and U.S. National Interests: Why Should Americans Care?” Arms Control Today, December 2011
• wrote “The High Cost of New START,” Peace Policy, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, December 5, 2011

Jonathan Davis (Fall 2002)
• wrote “From Ideology to Pragmatism: China’s Position on Humanitarian Intervention in the Post-Cold War Era,” Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, March 2011

Molly Clark Dunigan (Fall 2002)
• wrote Victory for Hire: Private Security Companies’ Impact on Military Effectiveness, Stanford University Press, February 28, 2011

John Feffer (Spring 1988)
• wrote “One Creature That Deserves Extinction: the V-22 Osprey,” Focal Points Blog, February 25, 2011
• guest on “U.S. Military Objectives Post Bin Laden,” The Diane Rehm Show WAMU Washington, DC and other NPR stations, May 12, 2011

Julia Fitzpatrick (Fall 2006)
• wrote “Gaza on Their Minds: The Effect of “Operation Cast Lead” in Mobilizing Palestinian Action,” al Nakhlah The Fletcher School Online Journal for issues related to Southwest Asia and Islamic Civilization, Spring 2011

Robert Golan-Vilella (Fall 2010)
• wrote “Belarus Agrees to Give Up HEU Stockpile,” Arms Control Today, January/February 2011
• co-wrote “GAO: Nuclear Security Agenda Needs Details,” Arms Control Today, January/February 2011
• wrote “The State of the Union and Nuclear Policy,” Arms Control Now blog, January 26, 2011
• co-wrote “NNSA Nonproliferation Spending Slated to Rise,” Arms Control Today, March 2011
• wrote “Don’t Skimp on Funding to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism,” ACA Issue Brief, March 2, 2011
• presented “Implementation of 2010 Nuclear Security Summit Commitments,” Center for Strategic and International Studies Project on Nuclear Issues
Spring Conference, Las Vegas, April 5, 2011
• co-wrote  “Promises, Promises: A Progress Report One Year After the 2010 Nuclear Security Summit,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, April 6, 2011
• co-wrote The 2010 Nuclear Security Summit: A Status Update, Arms Control Association and Partnership for Global Security Report, April 2011
• wrote “Congress Boosts Nonproliferation Funding,” Arms Control Today, May 2011
• wrote “CTBT Monitors Assist in Fukushima Aftermath,” Arms Control Today, May 2011
• wrote “Foreign Ministers Call for Disarmament,” Arms Control Today, June 2011
• wrote “Nuclear Security Summit’s Scope May Grow,” Arms Control Today, June 2011
• wrote UK Takes Initial Steps to Replace Trident,” Arms Control Today, June 2011
• co-wrote “The Neocon GOP: By Design or Default?” The National Interest,
October 12, 2011

Cole Harvey (Spring 2009)
• wrote “From Theory to Reality: The Evolution of Multilateral Assurance of Nuclear Fuel Supply,” Nuclear Threat Initiative Issue Brief, March 24, 2011
• co-wrote “It’s Not Just New START: Two Other U.S.-Russian Nuclear Agreements Boost U.S.-Russian Reset,” WMD Junction, March 26, 2011
• wrote “House Committee Adopts Tough New Rules for Nuclear Trade Agreements,” WMD Junction, July 1, 2011

Taylor Jo Isenberg (Fall 2010)
• wrote “National Security Reform: Mission Managers and Solving the Authority Problem,” Across The Aisle PSA blog, February 9, 2011
• wrote “98.83% in Sudan: What’s Next?” Across The Aisle PSA blog, February 11, 2011

Victoria Johnson (Spring 2005)
• wrote “Disaster Preparedness Education in Schools: Recommendations for New Zealand and the United States,” Fulbright New Zealand/Ian Axford (New Zealand) Fellowship in Public Policy reports, August 2011

Gaurav Kampani (Spring 1997)
• wrote “How India Will Respond to Japan’s Nuclear Crisis,” Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University,
March 21, 2011
• co-wrote “Piggybacking Anti-Satellite Technologies on Ballistic Missile Defense: India’s Hedge and Demonstrate Approach,” Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Proliferation Analysis, April 19, 2011
• wrote “Institutional ‘Software’: The Hidden Dimension of Nuclear Instability in South Asia,” Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania, April 25, 2011

Elise Keppler (Fall 1997)
• wrote “International Justice – A Crucial Effort Not Only About Africa,” AllAfrica, May 27, 2011
• wrote “Managing Setbacks for the International Criminal Court in Africa,” Journal of African Law, December 22, 2011

Daryl Kimball (Fall 1989)
• quoted in “Secretary Clinton Urges Treaty to Halt Production of Nuclear Bomb Material,” Bloomberg, February 28, 2011
• quoted in “Obama Administration Reviewing Ways to Shrink Nuclear Arsenal, Drawing Republican Ire, Washington Post, March 23, 2011
• quoted in “Pakistan Builds Low Yield Nuclear Capability, Concern Grows,” Reuters, May 15, 2011
• quoted in “Iran Accelerates Uranium Enrichment: Danger or Bluff?” Christian Science Monitor, June 11, 2011
• wrote “Only in Washington is More Considered Less,” The Hill’s Congress Blog, June 17, 2011
• quoted in “Iran’s Nuclear Steps Deepen Western Suspicions,” Reuters, July 6, 2011
• co-wrote “Ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty,” Los Angeles Times op-ed, September 14, 2011
• quoted in “U.S. to Stop Sharing Data with Russia Under Arms Pact,” Reuters, November 22, 2011
• quoted in “Indonesia Brings Atom Test Ban ‘Closer to Global Law’,” Reuters, December 6, 2011

Chris Lindborg (Spring 1997)
• wrote “Missile Defense and Relations with Russia,” This Week – from BASIC, March 21, 2011
• co-wrote “What’s Next with Trident in the United States?” BASIC Backgrounder, April 2011
• wrote “IAEA and Iran,” BASIC This Week, September 12, 2011
• wrote “Do We Really Need Russia to Tango?” BASIC This Week, September 25, 2011
• wrote “New START Anniversary and Old Nuclear Baggage,” BASIC This Week,  December 19, 2011

Patricia Morris (Spring 2011)
• co-wrote “FY 2011 and FY 2012 Budgets for Nuclear Security,” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation fact sheet, February 22, 2011
• wrote first draft of “House Cuts Key Program To Keep Nuclear Weapons From Terrorists,” The Hill’s Congress Blog, February 25, 2011
• wrote “As the Crisis Continues- Simplifying Fukushima Daiichi,” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Policy Analysis, April 13, 2011
• wrote “No Love Lost Here: Pentagon Suspends Delivery of Raytheon’s Exo-atmospheric Kill Vehicle,” Nukes of Hazard blog, April 15, 2011
• co-wrote “A New Nuclear Posture for Egypt?” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Policy Analysis, April 20, 2011
• wrote “The Cost of Peddling Arms in the Middle East,” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Policy Analysis, April 22, 2011
• wrote “Reflections on “Afghanistan War: Containing or Leveraging U.S. Power”,” Nukes of Hazard blog, April 29, 2011
• wrote “’Afghanistan: Negotiating Peace’: A Century Foundation Report,” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Policy Analysis, May 6, 2011
• wrote “’A New Way Forward: Rethinking U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan’ Report,” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Policy Analysis, May 12, 2011
• wrote “Syria, the IAEA’s New Best Friend,” Nukes of Hazard blog, May 31, 2011
• wrote “A Little Bill to Support Israel against Iran Poses a Serious Risk,” Nukes of Hazard blog, June 7, 2011
• wrote “What Could Possibly Be Wrong with Ratifying Nuclear Weapons Free Zones? Sen. Kyl?” Nukes of Hazard blog, June 13, 2011
• co-wrote “Romney Calls New START Proof of Obama’s Inexperience, Proves His Own Instead,” Nukes of Hazard blog, June 28, 2011
• wrote “Secretary Panetta: Clumsy or Candid?” Nukes of Hazard blog, July 14, 2011
• wrote “’Change Course in Afghanistan’: McGovern and Hoh,” Nukes of Hazard blog, July 21, 2011
• wrote “Nuclear Smuggling in Moldova, Not Enough Urgency in U.S.,” Nukes of Hazard blog, July 22, 2011
• wrote “Time to Take All American Troops Out of Iraq (by the end of the year),” Nukes of Hazard blog, August 11, 2011
• wrote “Securing Ghaddafi’s Chemical and Nuclear Materials,” Nukes of Hazard blog, August 24, 2011
• wrote “Bringing Sexy Back: The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Conference 2011,” Nukes of Hazard blog, August 29, 2011
• wrote “Turkish Missile Defense Radar Challenged by Sens. Kirk and Kyl ,” Nukes of Hazard blog, September 14, 2011
• wrote “McCain, Lieberman and Graham Want to Retain 10-25k Troops in Iraq. For What?” Nukes of Hazard blog, September 29, 2011
• wrote “Supercommittee Should Put Military Spending on the Table,” San Antonio Express, October 20, 2011
• wrote “Without Qaddafi, Without Nukes,” Nukes of Hazard blog, October 21, 2011
• wrote “After UNESCO, Will Congress Defund Nuclear Non-Proliferation Next?” Nukes of Hazard blog, November 8, 2011

Andrew Prosser (Spring 2004)
• presented “The Road to Global Nuclear Zero? Why the Nuclear Powers Are Unlikely to Follow in South Africa’s Footsteps,” Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Montreal, March 16-19, 2011
• gave a plenary presentation on the CBRN Centres of Excellence Initiative, INTERPOL Global Radiological and Nuclear Terrorism Prevention Conference, Lyon, France, May 18-19, 2011

Lisa Putkey (Fall 2009)
• testified at a Department of Energy public hearing on a plan to place new radioactive waste in New Mexico, April 28, 2011

Cassidy Regan (Spring 2011)
• wrote “Clinton’s Testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee,” Of Peace and Politics FCNL Blog, March 10, 2011
• wrote “Preventing Deadly Conflict in Kenya: A Visit from Getry Agizah,” Of Peace and Politics FCNL Blog, March 28, 2011
• wrote “A Time to Reflect and a Call to Action,” Of Peace and Politics FCNL blog, April 15, 2011
• wrote “Hopes for the New Ambassador,” Of Peace and Politics FCNL blog, May 4, 2011
• wrote “Another Attempt to Cut Funds for Peace,” Of Peace and Politics FCNL blog, May 27, 2011
• co-wrote “Kenya: A Case for Peaceful Prevention,” FCNL Washington Newsletter, July/August 2011
• wrote “Conflict and Crisis in the Horn of Africa,” Of Peace and Politics FCNL blog, August 12, 2011
• wrote Kenya’s National Elections: Violence Renewed or Crisis Prevented? FCNL Policy Brief, October 31, 2011
• wrote “The U.S. Can Help Prevent Deadly Conflict in Kenya,” Of Peace and Politics FCNL blog, November 2, 2011
• wrote “Prevention is Cheaper than Cure,” The Hill’s Congress Blog, November 4, 2011
• wrote “Supporting Peace – Not War – in Kenya,” Foreign Policy in Focus, November 11, 2011
• wrote “Greetings From Kenya!” Of Peace and Politics FCNL blog, December 14, 2011

Kingston Reif (Spring 2008)
• wrote “Congress Doesn’t Show the Money for Nuclear Security,” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Policy Analysis, January 24, 2011
• interviewed about New START Ratification, Russia Today, January 25, 2011
• interviewed on the significance of New START ratification for both the United States and Russia, Deutsche Welle Radio, January 26, 2011
• wrote “How New START Was Won,” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Policy Analysis, February 4, 2011
• wrote “New START’s Nuclear Compromise,” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Policy Analysis, February 21, 2011
• spoke about “Generation Prague,” a conference on nuclear weapons hosted by the State Department, March 30, 2011
• co-wrote “Nuclear Security Summit 1 Year Anniversary,” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Policy Analysis, April 11, 2011
• co-wrote “A Review of the House Version of the Fiscal Year 2012 Defense Authorization Bill,” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Policy Analysis, May 20, 2011
• wrote “Breaking Down the First New START Data Exchange,” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Policy Analysis, June 6, 2011
• wrote “A Review of the House Version of the Fiscal Year 2012 Defense Authorization Bill,” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Policy Analysis,
June 13, 2011
• co-wrote “Parting Words: Gates and Tactical Nuclear Weapons in Europe,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, July 14, 2011
• quoted in “Nuke Spending Plan Could Suffer Under Debt Deal,” Global Security Newswire, August 3, 2011
• wrote “Three Easy Steps to Increase U.S. National Security – With Bipartisan Backing,” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Policy Analysis,
August 9, 2011
• co-wrote “Two Treaties. One Congress. No Time to Wait.” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September 16, 2011
• co-wrote “Expanding Nuclear Weapons Budget a Bad Investment,” World Politics Review, September 26, 2011
• wrote “Adding Money to Weapons from Nonproliferation is a Bad Trade,” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Policy Analysis, October 21, 2011
• wrote “Nuclear Turkeys,” Register Citizen (CT), November 21, 2011
• wrote “What the Super Committee’s Failure Means for Nuclear Weapons,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, December 14, 2011

Salome Samadashvili (Fall 1997)
• quoted in “Diplomats Meet in Tbilisi: Discuss Current and Future Strategy,” Georgia Today, September 16-22, 2011

Javier Serrat (Spring 2011)
• wrote “The IAEA Raises the Pressure on Syria’s Assad,” World Politics Review, May 26, 2011
• wrote “NSG’s India Waiver Highlights Flawed U.S. Approach,” World Politics Review, July 7, 2011
• presented “Countering Proliferation Finance: An Essential but Undervalued Component of the Nonproliferation Regime,” Center for Strategic and International Studies Project on Nuclear Issues Summer Conference, Washington, DC, July 8, 2011
• wrote “International Task Force Takes Aim at Illicit Proliferation Funding,” WMD Junction, September 12, 2011
• wrote “The Evolution of Economic Coercion: From Sanctions to Targeted Financial Measures,” World Politics Review Special Feature, November 8, 2011
• wrote “Money Talks: The Surging Revolution in Counter-proliferation Strategy,” RUSI Journal, December 2011, Vol. 156, No. 6

Travis Sharp (Fall 2006)
• co-wrote “The Right Cuts: Why Canceling Unnecessary Military Programs is Good Finance and Good Strategy,” Foreign Policy, January 7, 2011
• wrote The Sacrifice Ahead: The 2012 Defense Budget, Center for a New American Security Policy Brief, February 2011
• quoted in “Military Spending Will Thwart Earmark Ban, Experts Predict,” The Hill, February 7, 2011
• quoted in “Why Pentagon Budget Cuts Might Not Be As Impressive As They Sound,” Christian Science Monitor, February 14, 2011
• quoted in “Go Inside the $56 Billion ‘Black’ Budget,” Wired, February 18, 2011 |
• co-wrote “Cyber Sanity,” The Hill’s Congress Blog, February 25, 2011
• interviewed on “The National Guard’s Evolving Mission,” Need To Know PBS, February 25, 2011
• quoted in “The bin Laden Spending Spree,” CNNMoney.com, May 3, 2011
• quoted in “President to Introduce Largely Self-Regulatory Cyber-Security Proposal, with Government Powers to Shape and Shame,” abcnews.com Political Punch blog, May 12, 2011
• co-wrote America’s Cyber Future: Security and Prosperity in the Information Age Volume I, Center for a New American Security, June 2011
• quoted in “Troop Drawdown Won’t Stop Spending Machine,” CNNMoney.com, June 22, 2011
• quoted in “War Savings Dividend for U.S. ‘Nation-Building’ Years Away, Analysts Say,” Bloomberg, June 24, 2011
• quoted in “For U.S. And Russia, Distrust Still Runs High,” NPR, September 14, 2011
• quoted in “Proposed F-35 Cuts Could Hit Marietta,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 21, 2011
• quoted in “The Defense Budget Implosion (IX): The End of U.S. Policy Since WWII?” Foreign Policy The Best Defense, October 4, 2011
• co-wrote “Hard Choices for Ground Forces,” DefenseNews, October 17, 2011
• co-wrote “How to Cut the Defense Budget Responsibly,” Foreign Affairs, November 2, 2011
• quoted in “Defense Industry – And Its Jobs – Vulnerable,” Philadelphia Inquirer, November 4, 2011
• wrote “Cuts to Defense Budget Might Be Inevitable, but Pentagon Knows Best,” U.S.News & World Report Debate Club, November 21, 2011
• quoted in “Defense Cuts Could Hinge on ’12 Election,” The Hill DefCon Hill blog, December 24, 2011

Catherine Skroch (Spring 2011)
• wrote “Dear Congress: Don’t Cut Peace in the New Budget War,” Policy Mic blog, February 28, 2011
• wrote “Who Should Be Credited With Bin Laden’s Death?” Policy Mic blog, May 6, 2011
• wrote “Barack Obama: Strong, Smart, Principled National Security,”  PolicyMic,  December 7, 2011

Mary Slosson (Spring 2010)
• wrote “Blurring Civilian-Military Relationship Extends Uncertainty In Iraq, Afghanistan Wars,” Neon Tommy, January 24, 2011
• wrote “Global Arms Industry Sales Increased During Recession,” Neon Tommy, February 20, 2011
• wrote “Debate Over Religious Freedom in Syria Causes Anger in Los Angeles Diaspora,” Huffington Post, May 24, 2011
• contributed reporting to “Analysis: Kim Death Complicates Obama’s N. Korea Nuclear Quandary,” Reuters, December 19, 2011

Rachel Stohl (Fall 1997)
• wrote “Should the U.S. Pay for Child Soldiers? Sojourners Magazine commentary, February 2011
• quoted in “America’s Hottest Export: Weapons,” Fortune, February 11, 2011
• co-wrote “Obama Neglects Child Soldiers,” The Hill, October 12, 2011
• quoted in “U.S. Launches Campaign to Track Down Libyan Missiles,” Washington Post, October 14, 2011
• wrote “Viktor Bout, Small Arms, and ‘War Redefined’,” Stimson Center Spotlight, November 7, 2011

Masako Toki (Fall 2001)
• wrote “Japan’s Defense Guidelines: New Conventional Strategy, Same Old Nuclear Dilemma,” Nuclear Threat Initiative Issue Brief, March 1, 2011
• wrote “American, Chinese, and Russian High School Students Discuss Solutions to Nuclear Challenges in the Middle East,” CNS website, May 16, 2011
• wrote “Leaving Its Comfort Zone: Japan’s Special Role in Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, August 17, 2011
• wrote “Challenging Status Quo Key to Safer Nuclear Power,” Kyodo News, November 23, 2011

Michael Tu (Spring 2010)
• wrote “Libya Profile: Biological Overview,” Nuclear Threat Initiative Country Profiles, February 24, 2011
• wrote “Libya Profile: Chemical Overview,” Nuclear Threat Initiative Country Profiles, March 11, 2011
• wrote “Libya Profile: Missile Overview,” Nuclear Threat Initiative Country Profiles, March 14, 2011
• wrote “Israel Profile: Biological Overview, ” Nuclear Threat Initiative Country Profiles, July 2011
• wrote “Israel Profile: Chemical Overview,” Nuclear Threat Initiative Country Profiles, July 2011
• wrote “Pakistan Profile: Missile Overview,” Nuclear Threat Initiative Country Profiles, July 2011
• wrote “Syria Biological Overview,” Nuclear Threat Initiative Country Profiles, December 2011

Sarah Williams (Fall 2010)
• co-wrote “Congress Must Get Serious About the Threat of Nuclear Terrorism,” The Hill’s Congress Blog, January 18, 2011
• co-wrote  “Promises, Promises: A Progress Report One Year After the 2010 Nuclear Security Summit,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, April 6, 2011
• co-wrote The 2010 Nuclear Security Summit: A Status Update, Arms Control Association and Partnership for Global Security Report, April 2011
• wrote “After bin Laden: Nuclear Terrorism Still a Top Threat,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, May 13, 2011
• presented “Institutionalizing Commitment Tracking in the Nuclear Security Summit Process,” Center for Strategic and International Studies Project on Nuclear Issues Summer Conference, Washington, DC, July 8, 2011

Hisham Zerriffi (Fall 1995)
• spoke on energy poverty  “The Perils of Barbequing Indoors in the Dark,” TEDxGeorgiaStrait, April 8, 2011