TITLE

SALT Stalled

PUB. DATE
November 1978
SOURCE
National Review;11/24/78, Vol. 30 Issue 47, p1466
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. The Soviets have been demanding an assortment of further concessions from the U.S.: on the kinds of cruise missiles to be deployed, on the production of their Backfire bomber, on kinds of warheads, and so on. Serious technological issues have also arisen. In recent test, the Soviets encoded the signals sent by the missile's guidance system to ground stations, which were unintelligible to U.S. monitors. The problem of verification is of main concern. No agreement with the Soviets exists in a vacuum apart from political will and intention.
ACCESSION #
6056559

 

Related Articles

  • Anti-satellite spacecraft factor.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/17/84, Vol. 121 Issue 26, p22 

    The Reagan Administration is preparing for preliminary arms control discussions in January with the Soviets in Geneva in the expectation that the Soviets will push for a ban on space-borne anti-satellite weapons as the first order of business. Any anti-satellite spacecraft ban would all but...

  • Criteria for Verification. Graybeal, Sidney N.; McFate, Patricia Bliss // Harvard International Review;Aug/Sep1988, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p4 

    The article presents information on the bilateral strategic arms control agreements between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Verification considerations have been suggested as the main factor of evaluation of the utility and effectiveness of the arms control agreements. The criteria for...

  • Why an INF Agreement Makes Sense. Adelman, Kenneth L. // World Affairs;Winter86/87, Vol. 149 Issue 3, p143 

    Supports United States President Ronald Reagan's proposed intermediate range nuclear force (INF) treaty with the Soviet Union. Impact of the INF treaty on U.S.-Soviet relations; Positive effect on international security; Provisions for deep reduction in nuclear weapons.

  • THE SUMMIT ACCORDING TO HENRY. McLaughlin, John // National Review;11/15/1985, Vol. 37 Issue 22, p24 

    Examines the status of the Strategic Defense Initiative between the United States and the Soviet Union. U.S. official Henry Kissinger's opinion about the initiative; Strategy of the Soviet government to gain the upper hand in the arms control negotiation.

  • COUNTDOWN. Buckley Jr., WM. F. // National Review;11/15/1985, Vol. 37 Issue 22, p62 

    Examines the status of the arms race negotiation between the United States and the Soviet Union. Strategies used by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to get the support of other European nations with regards to the arms control issue; Policies of the United States on weapons production; Extent of...

  • The puritan vision of arms control. Jacobsen, Carl G. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Oct1983, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p60 

    The article presents the author's views regarding the need for arms control between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. The first-strike potential of missile models rests on accuracy computations that ignore the difference between peace time and wartime trajectories. U.S. President Ronald Reagan...

  • Is Arms Control at a Dead End?: REAL SECURITY. Adelman, Kenneth L. // Vital Speeches of the Day;7/1/86, Vol. 52 Issue 18, p549 

    Presents a speech by Kenneth L. Adelman, director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, delivered before the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, California on May 16, 1986. Pessimism about arms control; Overview of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks between the U.S. and the Soviet...

  • Arms Control: SOVIET AND AMERICAN DIALOGUE. Watson Jr., Thomas J. // Vital Speeches of the Day;7/1/86, Vol. 52 Issue 18, p552 

    Presents a speech by Thomas J. Watson, Jr., former chairman and CEO of IBM, delivered at the National Meeting of Physicians for Social Responsibility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 15, 1986. Information on the U.S.-Union Soviet dialogue on arms control; Key steps in ending the arms race...

  • Missile Games. Kaplan, Fred M. // New Republic;8/23/80, Vol. 183 Issue 8, p11 

    The article reports on the willingness of the Soviet Union to initiate arms limitation negotiations with the U.S. The revelation that Germany granted the U.S. the installation of ballistic missiles in its territory in 1979 is highlighted. Features of the Pershing II nuclear-armed, mobile,...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics