TITLE

What SALT I Was All About

AUTHOR(S)
Moorer, Thomas H.
PUB. DATE
June 1979
SOURCE
National Review;6/22/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 25, p787
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a review of the events leading to the approval of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks I by the U.S. Congress on September 30, 1972. It provides some insight into the complexities that were involved in negotiations of highly technical and political issues between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. It discusses the restructuring of the U.S. decision-making process on the issue under the administration of former President Richard Nixon. It enumerates several operational offensive and defensive strategic systems that were utilized during the negotiations.
ACCESSION #
6062962

 

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