2 edition of Current problems in nuclear strategy and arms control found in the catalog.
Current problems in nuclear strategy and arms control
|Series||Essays on strategy and diplomacy,, no. 1|
|LC Classifications||JX1974.7 .S36 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||17 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||17|
|LC Control Number||88145181|
Most of the nuclear moralizing in the s and ’80s—and there was a great deal of it, fueled by the rise of arms control and mass protests like the nuclear freeze movement—focused narrowly on the means and possible consequences, slighting the ends or . Thomas Schelling, an expert on nuclear strategy and arms control, observed in his book The Strategy of Conflict (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ), " The power to constrain an adversary depends upon the power to bind oneself. " Explain this statement using the concept of .
asymmetric strategy emanating from Pakistan. A further perceived danger is the possibility, however possible future nuclear CBMs and arms control measures, which will augment the learning curve for and prospects of nuclear arms race. The first problem derives from a doctrine of deliberately use and. U.S. Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy considered treaties that sought to control the production of weapons in an attempt to avoid a nuclear conflict. (Kennedy, in particular, was concerned with nuclear proliferation by the People’s Republic of China.) During the Cuban missile crisis (), a new series of arms-control issues appeared, including the need for diplomatic.
Driven by mutual perceptions of insecurity, both are about to enter a new arms race. The main problem is that each side is entertaining very different threat perceptions on very different levels of military competition. This situation heightens the risk of a complete breakdown of the bilateral nuclear arms control architecture. The most likely consequence of the demise of bilateral arms control is a new nuclear arms race. The most likely regions that will be affected are Europe and Asia. With the INF Treaty gone, neither Russia nor the U.S. will have any restrictions on installing new land-based medium-range nuclear weapon systems. Russia apparently has already done so.
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