One Last Cry

Scoville Jr., Herbert
February 1973
New Republic;2/24/73, Vol. 168 Issue 8, p13
Reports on the role of the Anti-Ballistic Missile treaty in preventing the U.S. or the Soviet Union from having missile defenses that protect their territories and threaten each other's deterrents. Information that during Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, the U.S. proposed a ban on multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles (MIRV) testing and deployment, and that the Russians, in turn, suggested a production ban without any inspection provisions; Costs of the development of MIRV; View that the long-time U.S. security benefits from MIRV controls would be great, and the dampening influence on the arms race could result in saving billions of dollars in coming years.


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