This book focuses on the changing role of Congress based on various arms control issues: SALT, nonproliferation, arms sales and weapons procurement. It discusses such topical subjects as the role of secrecy in arms negotiations.
1. Congress and Arms Control: A Historical Perspective, 1969–1976 2. The Congressional Resource Problem 3. The Power of Procedure 4. Politics of the Purse 5. The Foreign Relations Committee and the Future of Arms Control 6. The Control of United States Arms Sales 7. Congress and Nonproliferation, 1945–1977 8. Secrecy in Arms Control Negotiations 9. A European Perspective 10. How Congress Can Shape Arms Control 11. Afterword