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East-West Arms Control : Challenges for the Western Alliance - David Dewitt

East-West Arms Control

Challenges for the Western Alliance

By: David Dewitt (Editor), Hans Rattinger (Editor)

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Published: 5th December 1991
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The INF treaty signed between the United States and the Soviet Union in December 1987 is a milestone in the history of East-West arms relations. The profound changes which occurred within Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union during the closing years of the 1980s had direct links with equivalent changes in the East-West political environment. This has resulted in the resurgence of negotiated arms control as a principal activity in working towards establishing a new East-West relationship. br br b /b b i East-West Arms Control /i /b covers a wide range of issues, from the role of arms control after the INF treaty to NATO strategy and alliance behavior. It includes domestic and alliance politics and the technical treatment of arms control matters. The book takes a sober look at the significance of what has been achieved so far, where the arms control process is currently heading, and what prospects and challenges the Western Alliance will face.

Introduction and Acknowledgements
Arms Control, NATO Strategy and Alliance Politics
Strategy, Arms Control and Reassurance: Dilemmas in German-American Security Relations
The Political and Strategic Implications of the INF Treaty for NATO Paul Buteux
Arms Control after the INF Treaty
Requirements for Successful Negotiations on Force Reductions in Europe
Security and Arms Control in Europe: A German Perspective
The Role of Confidence Building Measures
Confidence and Security Building Measures: An Evolving East-West Security Regime?
Confidence Building Processes--CSCE and MBFR: A Review and Assessment
Public Opinion, Domestic Politics and Arms Control
The INF Agreement and Public Opinion in West Germany
Towards an Anti-Nuclear Consensus: West Germany, INF, and the Future of Nuclear Arms Control in Europe
Up (or down) on Arms: American and Canadian Public Attitudes in the Mid-1980s
European Arms Control in the 1990s
CFE, Germany, and the Future of Europe
Appendix: Final Communiques, NATO and WTO summits 1988 - 1990
Index
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ISBN: 9780415034982
ISBN-10: 0415034981
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 5th December 1991
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.82
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1