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Steven E. Miller

Steven E. Miller

Director, International Security Program; Editor-in-Chief, International Security; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom

Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

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Telephone: (617) 495-1411
Fax: (617)-495-8963
Email: steven_miller@harvard.edu

 

 

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2007

Marcus Halevi

October 24, 2007

Spotlight: Steven E. Miller

Media Feature

By Steven E. Miller, Director, International Security Program; Editor-in-Chief, International Security; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom

Steven E. Miller is the director of the Belfer Centerís International Security Program. He began his association with the Center as a predoctoral fellow in 1977. In 1979 he joined the staff of what was then called the Center for Science and International Affairs and in 1981 he was named assistant director by founder Paul Doty.

 

 

Spring 2007

"Centerís Efforts Impact Nuclear Policy"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Steven E. Miller, Director, International Security Program; Editor-in-Chief, International Security; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom

The abortive coup attempt against Mikhail Gorbachev in Moscow in August 1991 raised in a stark and alarming way the question of who was controlling the Soviet arsenal at a moment of extraordinary political instability. The subsequent disintegration of the Soviet Union raised the equally consequential question of who would inherit the Soviet nuclear arsenal. The ensuing and ongoing political instability and economic travails in Russia raised the question of the safety and security of the Russian nuclear arsenal and nuclear empire. In view of the fact that these weapons and associated nuclear materials constitute the largest potential threat to the United States and its allies, and given the potential of Russian nuclear weapons and weapons-usable materials to fuel terrorism and nuclear proliferation, this is one of the most significant security issues of the post-Cold War era. Work on the safety and security of Russian nuclear holdings soon led to concern about the adequacy of custodial arrangements for nuclear weapons and nuclear materials on a global scale. Meanwhile, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 highlighted the danger that a terrorist group might obtain nuclear weapons and inflict an even more terrible attack.

 

 

April 2007

"Proliferation, Disarmament and the Future of the Non-Proliferation Treaty"

Book Chapter

By Steven E. Miller, Director, International Security Program; Editor-in-Chief, International Security; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom

"Why should others be taken to task when the Nuclear Five are themselves failing to comply with treaty obligations under Article VI, as others see it?"

 

 

Spring 2007

"Proliferation Gamesmanship: Iran and the Politics of Nuclear Confrontation"

Journal Article, Syracuse Law Review, issue 3, volume 57

By Steven E. Miller, Director, International Security Program; Editor-in-Chief, International Security; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom

This article was prepared for the Symposium on A Nuclear Iran: The Legal Implications of a Preemptive National Security Strategy held at the Syracuse University School of Law, Syracuse, New York, 26-27 October 2006.

 

 

March 2007

"The Belfer Center and Nuclear Weapons Policy: Security in the Post-Cold War Era"

Summary, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

By Steven E. Miller, Director, International Security Program; Editor-in-Chief, International Security; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom

"The efforts that the Center has made in addressing the nuclear challenges of the post-Cold War era are anchored in the books that it has produced on the major dimensions of the problem."

 

 

Winter 2007

"The Iraq Experiment and US National Security"

Journal Article, Survival, issue 4, volume 48

By Steven E. Miller, Director, International Security Program; Editor-in-Chief, International Security; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom

This article was prepared for a Council on Foreign Relations/International Institute for Strategic Studies Symposium on Iraq's Impact on the Future of US Foreign and Defence Policy, with generous support from Rita E. Hauser.

 

 

Winter 2007

Confronting Nuclear Peril

Magazine or Newspaper Article, Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, (Projects and Studies Section), issue 2, volume LX

By Steven E. Miller, Director, International Security Program; Editor-in-Chief, International Security; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom

 

2006

September 11, 2006

"Iran and Nuclear Diplomacy after the Ultimatum"

Op-Ed, Nezavisimaya Gazeta

By Steven E. Miller, Director, International Security Program; Editor-in-Chief, International Security; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom

"Set against the probable weakness of the threatened sanctions is the fact that in Iran’s domestic politics, abandonment of the challenged aspects of the nuclear program would be seen as an intolerable and unforgivable capitulation to Washington’s pressure and manipulations."

 

 

August 31, 2006

"Mired in Mesopotamia? The Iraq War and American Interests"

Book Chapter

By Steven E. Miller, Director, International Security Program; Editor-in-Chief, International Security; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom

"It is now incontrovertibly clear that the Bush Administration seriously miscalculated the costs and benefts associated with its invasion of Iraq...."

 

 

Winter 2006

The Global Nuclear Future

Magazine or Newspaper Article, Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, (Projects and Studies section), issue 2, volume LIX

By Steven E. Miller, Director, International Security Program; Editor-in-Chief, International Security; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom

 

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