This book is an outcome of the conference on 'Arms Control and Conventional Defense in Europe' held in West Berlin in 1987. The discussion in the conference led to several conclusions regarding the prospects for conventional arms control.
Introduction Part I: The Political-Military Setting 1. Peaceful Change in a Divided Europe 2. An Increased Emphasis on Conventional Defense: A U.S. View 3. An Increased Emphasis on Conventional Defense: A European View 4. Conventional Arms Control in Europe: Soviet Policy and Objectives Part II: Conventional Defense Needs 5. Recent Developments in the Soviet Conventional Threat to Europe 6. Alliance Requirements and the Need for Conventional Force Improvements 7. Conventional Arms Control and Security Policy 8. Conventional Arms Control Revisited: Objectives in the New Phase Part III: Options for Conventional Arms Control 9. The Security Implications of Conventional Arms Control 10. Future Options for Arms Control in Europe 11. The French Approach to Conventional Arms Control 12. Conventional Arms Control Options, or Why "Nunn" is Better than None 13. Conventional Arms Control in Europe: The Objectives Part IV: Conclusions 14. Conventional Arms Control as Part of Western Strategy Toward the USSR 15. The View from Berlin: A Conference Report