This book assembles leading confidence-building measure (CBM) experts from government and academia to assess the utility of CBMs for crisis stability. It is intended to contribute to the ongoing national debate over the role of arms control in strengthening national security.
Part 1: Overview 1. The World of CBMs Part 2: Foundations 2. The Hotline 3. The Accidents Measures Agreement 4. Avoiding Incidents at Sea 5. The Stockholm CDE Negotiations 6. CBMs in the U.N. Setting 7. Soviet Views of CBMs Part 3: Futures 8. Beyond the Hotline: Controlling a Nuclear Crisis 9. CBMs for Stabilizing the Strategic Nuclear Competition 10. Risk Reduction and Crisis Prevention 11. An East-West Center for Military Cooperation 12. The Limits of Confidence Part 4: Conclusion 13. Conclusion