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SALT: an alternative to the Soviet-American arms race.

Thomas A. Meeker

SALT: an alternative to the Soviet-American arms race.

by Thomas A. Meeker

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Published by Center for the Study of Armament and Disarmament, California State University in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arms race -- History -- 20th century -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCompiled by Thomas A. Meeker.
    SeriesClassroom study series, v. 1, no. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ6464.D6 M44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 33 p.
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5026683M
    LC Control Number73621201

    Détente, period of the easing of Cold War tensions between the U.S. and the Soviet Union from to The era was a time of increased trade and cooperation with the Soviet Union and the signing of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) treaties. Relations cooled again with . The Genocidal Mentality Summary changed—some say ended—the Cold War that had escalated the Soviet-American arms race over four decades. the chances for a hopeful alternative, which.

    The origin of the new cold war is generally traced back to December when Soviet Union intervened in Afghanistan. However, Brezezinski, the National Security Adviser of President Carter of USA in his book holds that it was in that things began to go wrong in the Soviet American relationship. 1 In the first half of , there was apparently some reduction in international tensions. Abstract. Scientific research has two products: knowledge and technology. While Francis Bacon stated nearly four hundred years ago: ‘knowledge is power’, in the nuclear age the application of knowledge for military purposes, its speedy exploitation in new weapons systems, has become a major factor in the global power relationship between the : Hans Günter Brauch.

    This treaty was part of SALT I signed by the USA and the Soviet Union in It limited both sides to two construction fields and a hundred missiles each. It therefore reduced the value of ABM's as no one could have advantage and it put a halt to the arms race.   An arms race, such as the U.S.-Soviet Cold War nuclear arms race, occurs when countries increase their military forces to gain superiority over one another.


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SALT: an alternative to the Soviet-American arms race by Thomas A. Meeker Download PDF EPUB FB2

SALT: an alternative to the Soviet-American arms race. Los Angeles, Center for the Study of Armament and Disarmament, California State University [©] (OCoLC) Online version: Meeker, Thomas A.

SALT: an alternative to the Soviet-American arms race. “This is an important book Heretical thoughts on stability, on the political meaning of the arms race, on important asymmetries between the superpowers, upon the dangers and opportunities of strategic tripolarity, and upon nuclear proliferation, are scattered throughout the length of this book Format: Paperback.

Fourth revision of SALT: an alternative to the Soviet-American arms race (), subsequently revised and issued as SALT II (). Description: ix, 59 pages ; 22 cm. Series Title: Political issues series, v. 6, no. Responsibility: compiled by Richard Dean Burns and Susan Hoffman Hutson.

The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online daily edition, and email newsletters. SALT I, the first series of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, had begun in November to explore ways to halt or reduce the arms race, particularly nuclear weapon proliferation.

This week of meetings from May 22 to 26, was set up after those years of negotiations to finalize and sign a number of agreements that increased cooperation and. This book examines the negotiations between the USA and the USSR on the limitation of strategic arms during the Cold War, from to The negotiations on the limitation of strategic arms, which were concluded in two agreements SALT I and SALT II (with only the first ratified), marked a major change in the history of arms control negotiations.

The highlight of the publication is the discussion about the lead-up and issues during the Moscow Summit and the final negotiations of the SALT I Treaty.

SALT I, the first series of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, had begun in November to explore ways to halt or reduce the arms race, particularly nuclear weapon proliferation. The Fall of Détente: Soviet-American Relations During the Carter Years Odd Arne Westad Scandinavian University Press North America, - Political Science - pages.

4 The debate over the various ABM decisions announced by the U.S. Government since September has drawn attention to the possible role of different kinds of Soviet-American interactive patterns in strategic armaments.

The strongest statement endorsing an action-reaction interpretation of the superpower arms race is to be found in Rathjens, George by: litical confidence SALT I and SALT II may have engendered; they desire arms control agreements that do more than appear to pro-3This argument permeates Gallagher and Spiel-mann.

4See Colin S. Gray: "The Arms Race Phenome-non," World Politics, 24 (October, ), ; and The Soviet-American Arms Race (Farnborough, Hants., England: D. Heath. Meanwhile, the SALT II agreement now emerging and the projected negotiations for more drastic cuts in SALT III are indispensable to curb the Soviet‐American arms race and.

Published shortly after the Cold War ended, this book was one of the first authoritative accounts of how nuclear arms control policies were made in the Soviet Union. From the s to the end of the Soviet Union. Students of the politics and the nuclear arms race may well be fascinated by what had hitherto been mostly by: SALT Strategic Arms Limitation Talks Strat ic Weapons I2C A&TRAC7 r Gray, Colin S.

THE SOVIET-AMERICAN ARMS RACE. Lexington, Massachusetts: Lexington Books, p. UA G75 RUN THE ARMS RACE. New York: Pantheon Books, p. JX M   Soviet-American Interactions: Arms Race Issues Soviet-American Interactions: Arms Control Chapter 8. Missile Defense: Implications for Europe— Scope and Context Hegemony and Political Mobility Arms Control and the Prospects of a European Settlement Impact on the Future of NATO Attitudes Towards China Chapter Edition: 1.

Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT), negotiations between the U.S. and the Soviet Union that were aimed at curtailing the manufacture of strategic missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons. The first agreements, known as SALT I and SALT II, were signed by.

nuclear arms race. For better or worse, the arms race is driven by, and is about, politics. Thirdly, the negative opinions registered thus far concerning SALT I and the arms race and arms control assumptions upon which it would seem to be founded have.

Before SALT II began, much of the strategic planning of the Nixon Administration seemed directed at an ever greater reliance on MIRVs, threatening to lock both superpowers into a new arms race. In NovemberWashington and Moscow agreed to pursue a follow-on treaty to SALT I. SALT II, signed in Junelimited U.S.

and Soviet ICBM, SLBM, and strategic bomber-based nuclear forces to 2, delivery vehicles (defined as an ICBM silo, a SLBM launch tube, or a heavy bomber) and placed a variety of other restrictions on deployed.

35 Newhouse's former Brookings colleague, Morton Halperin, emerges as a heroic figure in the quest for arms control. Reference is made to Halperin's “sturdy arms control bias” (p. ), to “his open aversion to ABM's in all forms” (p. ), and to the fact that “arms control is his passion” (p.

50).Cited by: 2. The race for nuclear supremacy is on. The USA and USSR became ever more competitive — each wanting to be the strongest, and feeling threatened by the other.

There was a nuclear arms race to have the most powerful weapons. The nuclear arms race was central to the Cold War. SALT I, as the two agreements became known collectively in the political and arms control lexicon, originated in the last years of the administration of President Lyndon B.

Johnson. The two nations discussed the subject conceptually at the Glassboro summit inand Johnson announced in July that they had agreed to begin discussions to.The Soviet-American Arms Race, Lexington Books (Lexington, MA), The Geopolitics of the Nuclear Era: Heartland, Rimlands, and the Technological Revolution, Crane (New York, NY), (With Leon Gouré and William G.

Hyland) The Emerging Strategic Environment: Implications for Ballistic Missile Defense, Institute for Foreign Policy. Imagining a World Where Soviets and Americans Joined Hands on the Moon achievements benefit man and not be used for ‘Cold War’ purposes and the arms race.

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