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Arms Control And Defense Postures In The 1980s

By Richard Burt Copyright 1982
    by Routledge

    240 Pages
    by Routledge

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    This book explores problems of arms competition in the 1980s and stresses the need for a complete reassessment of U.S. security interests lest negotiations become curiously disconnected from defense policy. It explains the Soviet approach to integrating national security with arms control policies.

    1. Defense Policy and Arms Control: Defining the Problem 2. Banning Nuclear Testing 3. Force Reductions and Security in Europe 4. Arms Control and Defense Planning in Soviet Strategic Policy 5. Theater Nuclear Forces and "Gray Area" Arms Control 6. Institutional Impediments 7. Arms Trade Control 8. Arms Control and the Indian Ocean 9. Limiting Strategic Forces 10. Restraints in Outer Space?