Bibliography on South Africa’s Nuclear Weapons Program

Michael Barletta
March 1999

Albright, David, Frans Berkhout, and William Walker. 1997. Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium 1996: World Inventories, Capabilities and Policies. Oxford University Press. Pp. 377-92.

Albright, David. 1993. “A Curious Conversion.” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 49(5): 8-11.

Albright, David. 1994. “South Africa and the Affordable Bomb.” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (July/August 1996): pp. 37-47.

Albright, David. 1994. “South Africa’s Secret Nuclear Weapons.” ISIS Report 1(4). Washington, DC. Institute for Science and International Security.

Albright, David, and Mark Hibbs. 1993. “South Africa: The ANC and the Atom Bomb.” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 49(3): 32-37.

Baeckmann, Adolf von, Gary Dillon, and Demetrius Perricos. 1995. “Nuclear Verification in South Africa.” IAEA Bulletin 37(1): 42-48.

Betts, Richard K. 1979. “A Diplomatic Bomb for South Africa?” International Security 4(2): 91-115.

Fischer, David. 1994. “South Africa.” In Nuclear Proliferation after the Cold War. Mitchell Reiss and Robert S. Litwak, eds. Washington, DC. Woodrow Wilson Center Press.

Fischer, David. 1990. “South Africa: As a Nuclear Supplier.” In International Nuclear Trade and Nonproliferation: The Challenges of the Emerging Suppliers. W.C. Potter, ed. Toronto. Lexington Books.

Flank, Steven. 1993. “Exploding the Black Box: The Historical Sociology of Nuclear Proliferation.” Security Studies 3(2): 259-94. See especially pp. 273-77.

Hibbs, Mark. 1993. “South Africa’s Secret Nuclear Program: From a PNE to Deterrent.” Nuclear Fuel 18(10): 3-6.

Hibbs, Mark. 1993. “South Africa’s Secret Nuclear Program: The Dismantling.” Nuclear Fuel 18(11): 9-13.

Howlett, Darryl, and John Simpson. 1993. “Nuclearisation and Denuclearisation in South Africa.” Survival 35(3): 154-173.

Masiza, Zondi. 1993. “A Chronology of South Africa’s Nuclear Program.” Nonproliferation Review 1(1): 34-53.

Muller, Marie. 1996. “South Africa Crisscrosses the Nuclear Threshold.” In William Gutteridge, ed. South Africa’s Defence and Secuity into the 21st Century. Dartmouth. Aldershot.

Pabian, Frank V. 1995. “South Africa’s Nuclear Weapon Program: Lessons for U.S. Nonproliferation Policy.” Nonproliferation Review 3(1): 1-19.

Reiss, Mitchell. 1995. “South Africa: ‘Castles in the Air.” In Bridled Ambition: Why Countries Constrain Their Nuclear Capabilities. Washington, DC. Woodrow Wilson Center Press.

Sagan, Scott D. 1996/97. “Why Do States Build Nuclear Weapons?” International Security, 21(3): 54-86. See especially pp. 69-71.

Spector, Leonard S., and Jacqueline R. Smith. 1990. “South Africa.” In Nuclear Ambitions: The Spread of Nuclear Weapons 1989-1990. San Francisco. Westview Press.

Stumpf, Waldo. 1995/96. “South Africa’s Nuclear Weapons Program: From Deterrence to Dismantlement.” Arms Control Today 25(10): 3-8.

Villiers, J.W. de, Roger Jardine, and Mitchell Reiss. 1993. “Why South Africa Gave Up the Bomb.” Foreign Affairs 72(5): 98-109.

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