For the third year running, this book, originally published in 1984, provided those actively concerned with the dangers of war at the time, with well-researched and up-to-date information on military developments of every kind.
Based on material published in the SIPRI Yearbook 1984, this book contains the essential data on nuclear issues, on military expenditure and the arms trade, and examines the breakdown of the arms control talks in 1983.
Table of Contents
Preface. Glossary. Introduction Frank Blackaby. Appendix A. Public Opinion and Nuclear Weapons Eymert den Oudsten Part 1: The Nuclear Arms Race 1. Nuclear Weapons Sverre Lodgaard and Frank Blackaby 2. Nuclear Explosions Ragnhild Ferm. Appendix 2A. Nuclear Explosions, 1983 (preliminary data) Part 2: World Armaments 3. World Military Expenditure Elisabeth Sköns and Rita Tullberg. Appendix 3A. World Military Expenditure, 1974-83. 4. The Trade in Major Conventional Weapons Thomas Ohlson and Michael Brzoska 5. ‘Deep Strike’: New Technologies for Conventional Interdiction Per Berg and Gunilla Herolf 6. Ballistic Missile Defence Bhupendra Jasni Part 3: Developments in Arms Control 7. Negotiations on Chemical Disarmament Julian Perry Robinson and Jozef Goldblat 8. US and Soviet Allegation of Breaches of Arms Control Agreements Jozef Goldblat 9. The Conference on Confidence- and Security-Building Measures and Disarmament in Europe David Barton. Index.
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
SIPRI is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Established in 1966, SIPRI provides data, analysis and recommendations, based on open sources, to policymakers, researchers, media and the interested public. Based in Stockholm, SIPRI is regularly ranked among the most respected think tanks worldwide.