This book incorporates the talks delivered at a conference on "Arms Control and the New Middle East Security Environment," held in Ginosar (Israel) in January 1992. The objective of the conference was to air the experience gained in arms control in the US-Soviet and NATO-Warsaw Pact context.
1. Introduction Part I: Arms Races and War in the Middle East 2. Current Trends in Arms Sales in the Middle East 3. Military Lessons of the Gulf War—Implications for Middle East Arms Control Part II: Arab and Israeli Threat Perceptions 4. The Threat Perception of the Arab States 5. Evaluating the Threat to Israel in an Era of Change Part III: The Prospects for Arms Control in the Middle East 6. Prospects for Middle East Arms Control in the Aftermath of the Gulf War 7. Military Spending and Economic Development in the Middle East 8. Proliferation and Arms Control in the Middle East: A French Perspective Part IV: The Experience of Other Regimes 9. CFE as a Model for Arms Control in the Middle East 10. The Architecture and Dynamics of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) 11. The Strategic Situation and the Prospects for Confidence Building on the Indian Subcontinent Part V: US Non-Proliferation Policy 12. The Bush Administration's Arms Control Agenda for the Middle East 13. International Defense Business and Restraint of Conventional Arms Transfers to the Middle East 14. Controlling the Proliferation of Missiles 15. America's Non-Proliferation Policy: A Congressional Perspective 16. The Nuclear Agenda: The Middle East in Global Perspective 17. Concluding Remarks