This book analyzes East-West economic and political relations in the context of the policies of the major Eastern and Western countries. It examines the potential use of East-West trade and economic warfare and assesses the effects of U.S. unilateral imposition of embargoes and sanctions.
Part I: Introduction 1. East-West Trade and Detente Part II: Economic Relations—Interdependence or Marginal Factor? 2. Trade 3. Credit 4. Technology Transfer 5. Industrial Cooperation 6. Energy 7. Summary of Economic Relations Part III: Western Policies 8. The Federal Republic of Germany 9. The Special Case ofInter-German Relations 10. France 11. Great Britain 12. Italy 13. The European Community 14. The United States 15. U.S. Energy Policy 16. U.S. Export Control and Export Administration Legislation 17. International Organizations 18. Summary of Western Policies Part IV: Eastern Policies 19. The Soviet Union 20. Eastern Europe (CMEA 6) Part V: Political and Economic Consequences 21. The Efficiency of Embargoes and Sanctions 22. Economic Relations as a Prop for Detente?