One-Sided Disarmament

April 1956
New Republic;4/2/56, Vol. 134 Issue 14, p5
The article focuses on three American proposals presented to the United Nations disarmament talks in London, England. Their first proposal was to introduce an aerial inspection system on thousands of square miles, in both the U.S. and the Soviet Union. The second proposal to cut both Russian and American defense forces to 2.5 million men is meaningless because it requires the Russians to reduce their 4 million men far more than the U.S. would cut its 2.9 million and also because it ignores the question of relative armament. The third proposal was for all countries to halt production of nuclear weapons which suggests that they both now possess sufficient bombs for a counter attack.


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