This book contains papers presented at a conference held at the University of California's Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation in 1991. The papers reflect the spectrum of thought in the expert community that is likely to frame the policy debate over the future of nuclear deterrence. .
Part One: Nuclear Policy for the 21st Century: United States and Soviet Perspectives 1. The Current Debate: An Introduction 2. Nuclear Strategy After the Cold War 3. Strategic Forces in the 21st Century 4. Strategic Offensive Forces for the 21st Century 5. Convergence of the Nuclear Arms Reduction and Non-Proliferation Agendas 6. Future Tasks and Levels of Soviet Strategic and Tactical Nuclear Forces 7. Blurring the Line: The Merging of Nuclear and Conventional Strategic Systems and Its Implications for Strategy, Politics and Arms Control Part Two: Deterrence and Arms Control in a Multipolar Nuclear World 8. Nuclear Weapons and Arms Control in Europe 9. Nuclear Weapons and Arms Control: A French Perspective 10. Arms Control, Military Strategy and Nuclear Proliferation 11. Strategic Defense, Arms Control and Proliferation After the Cold War