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Arms control and nuclear weapons

U.S. policies and the national interest

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear arms control -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Nuclear arms control -- Soviet Union -- Congresses.,
    • National security -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- Military policy -- Congresses.,
    • Soviet Union -- Military policy -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by W. Gary Nichols and Milton L. Boykin.
      SeriesContributions in military studies,, no. 59
      ContributionsNichols, W. Gary, Boykin, Milton L., Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina., Citadel Symposium on Arms Control and Nuclear Weapons (1985)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJX1974.7 .A6727 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 135 p. ;
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2735081M
      ISBN 100313253897
      LC Control Number86029429

      This fully revised and updated edition represents the most authoritative and comprehensive survey ever published of the documents related to arms control. All major agreements reached since the second half of the nineteenth century through to mid are critically analysed and assessed. The assessment is made in the light of the international security environment, the developments in the. `A unique and indispensible work that serves both as a basic introduction to the disarmament scene and a reference book for experts' -. Disarmament Times `This compendium of the history and achievements of arms control and disarmament efforts is unique in its kind and is likely to remain so.

      Even regardless of a new arms race, the failure of bilateral arms control already has a substantial impact on how the rest of the world, and especially the non-nuclear-weapon states, perceives the willingness of the U.S. and Russia (and by extension all nuclear-armed states) to reduce and eventually eliminate their nuclear weapons.   Arms control is when a country or countries restrict the development, production, stockpiling, proliferation, distribution or usage of control may refer to small arms, conventional weapons or weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and is usually associated with bilateral or multilateral treaties and : Barry Kolodkin.

      Nuclear-arms control is back at the centre of international-security debates. Although agreements related to the control of arms and the conduct of warfare have existed for centuries, the modern concept of arms control emerged as a result of the scholarly debate at the dawn of the Cold War about how to avoid a future conflict, particularly one involving nuclear weapons. The concept of nuclear deterrence has to be revisited in this regard. The longer the Nuclear Weapon States hold on to their nuclear weapons, the bigger the chance that nuclear weapons will be spread and will be used (once again) by accident, in an authorized or .


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