Garfinkle, Adam M.
September 1983
Contemporary Review;Sep83, Vol. 243 Issue 1412, p123
Literary Criticism
Focuses on the dilemma faced by the administration of U.S. President Ronald Reagan over the violation of the terms of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II Treaty by the Soviet Union in 1983. Provision of the treaty violated by the Soviet Union when it tested Soviet missiles on February 8, May 5 and 30, 1983; Possible outcome if the Reagan administration makes no formal accusations in public and takes the complaint to the Standing Consultative Committee to handle such issues; Disadvantages of making an open diplomatic dispute out of the violation for the Reagan administration.


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