Verification Tautologies

October 1979
National Review;10/26/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 43, p1347
The article speculates on how the United States Senate will vote on the issue of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks II (SALT) treaty. According to the author, SALT II will allow the U.S. to monitor Soviet strategic weapons forces but it cannot verify Soviet compliance with the treaty's terms. The author expects the final decision of the Senate to be as ambiguous as the treaty's provisions.


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