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Arms control and the Strategic Defense Initiative

Arms control and the Strategic Defense Initiative

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Published by Stanley Foundation in Muscatine, Iowa (420 E. 3rd St., Muscatine 52761) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strategic Defense Initiative.,
  • Nuclear arms control.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJerry F. Hough ... [et al.] ; [David J. Doerge, editor].
    SeriesOccasional paper / The Stanley Foundation,, 36, Occasional paper (Stanley Foundation) ;, 36.
    ContributionsDoerge, David J., Hough, Jerry F., 1935-, Sloan, Stanley R., Warnke, Paul C., 1920-, Stanley Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG743 .A76 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2761881M
    LC Control Number86118069

      During the debate over the Strategic Defense Initiative, or Star Wars, the space-based missile defense system pushed by President Ronald Reagan, Mr. Stone told .   Ambassador Henry F. (Hank) Cooper, Chairman of High Frontier and an acknowledged expert on strategic and space national security issues, was President Ronald Reagan's Chief Negotiator at the Geneva Defense and Space Talks with the Soviet Union and Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) Director during the George H.W. Bush administration.


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Book by Drell, Sidney DCited by: Get this from a library. Arms control and the Strategic Defense Initiative: three perspectives. [David J Doerge; Jerry F Hough; Stanley R Sloan; Paul C Warnke; Stanley Foundation.; et al]. Book Description. This history of the Strategic Defense Initiative shows how political, economic, strategic and cultural factors have interacted to shape SDI.

It examines new research into the SDI interest groups, the distribution of contracts, and the politics of influence, and explores SDI in terms of alliance management, Cited by:   Strategic Defense Initiative, Ballistic missile defenses, Civil defense, Deterrence (Strategy), Nuclear arms control Publisher New York: Paragon House Publishers Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; china Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language EnglishPages: It gives a very thorough overview of the various aspects of ballistic missile defense.

The book is essentially a reprinting of a Congressional Research Service (CRS) report on the subject. While it covers a great deal of information, bare in mind that is is an older report; and contains nothing on current/modern weapon systems, strategy, 5/5(1).

Reviews and assesses the Reagan Administration's so-called _Star Wars_ program or Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI).

Includes an Appendix: SDI and Public Opinion, 25 Tables, and 26 Figures. From inside the book. A clear and lively account of the space-weapons issue.

The authors examine all aspects of the Strategic Defense Initiative proposal its historical background, current and forthcoming technologies, and international political implications.

The book is divided into three main sections. The first part describes the historical development of space-weapons technology from the s to the present day. Moscow's Views on Strategic Nuclear Arms Control.

Strategic relations between the United States and the Russian Federation are of paramount impor­tance for the Russian leadership, just as they. Strategic defenses and arms control. New York: Paragon House Publishers, © (OCoLC) Online version: Strategic defenses and arms control.

New York: Paragon House Publishers, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alvin Martin Weinberg; Jack N Barkenbus. To contribute to the worldwide debate on President Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative, here are two important studies, Ballistic Missile Defense Technologies and Anti-Satellite Weapons, Countermeasures.

and Arms Control. Originally published in   In U.S. strategic culture there is a whole “science” of arms control with its own lexicon and theories about “strategic stability” developed over decades in entire libraries of books and.

Arms and Artificial Intelligence: Weapons and Arms Control Applications of Advanced Computing weapon systems and the prospect of its inclusion as an essential ingredient in many military projects such as the Strategic Defense Initiative.

This book is the first attempt to present a broad overview of the prospects for information technology. The Arms Control Association depends on the generous contributions of individuals who share our goal of promoting public understanding of and support for effective arms control policies.

ACA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit membership organization, and your financial support makes a difference. Your membership comes with a month subscription to Arms Control Today. Get this from a library. Arms control in the late 's: the implications of the Strategic Defence Initiative. [J L Richardson; Australian National University.

Peace Research Centre.]. Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), byname Star Wars, proposed U.S. strategic defensive system against potential nuclear attacks—as originally conceived, from the Soviet SDI was first proposed by President Ronald Reagan in a nationwide television address on Ma Because parts of the defensive system that Reagan advocated would be based in space, the proposed system.

--The Strategic Defense Initiative: Defensive Technologies Study --SDI: The Last, Best Hope --SDI and U.S.-Soviet Relations --Nuclear Disarmament by the Year --The Strategic Defense Initiative and the Soviet Union --Report to Congress After Geneva Summit --The Nuclear and Space Arms Talks: Where We Are After the Summit --SDI and U.S.

Yet, as the subtitle promises, the focus is on Reagan’s strategic thinking, particularly the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI). The Andersons make a simple point: Above all else, Reagan was a man of peace whose unwavering objective, rooted in his personal history and reinforced by his brush with death inwas a world free of nuclear weapons.

Defence introduces instability into arms control. The Soviets insist that Strategic Defense Initiative would result in their escalating their own offensive systems. Defensive systems threaten the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, the only really substantial achievement of arms control. The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), also known as Star Wars, was a program first initiated on Ma under President Ronald Reagan.

The intent of this program was to develop a sophisticated anti-ballistic missile system in order to prevent missile attacks. The strategic defense initiative: its effect on the economy and arms control. [David Z Robinson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for # Strategic Defense Initiative--Economic aspects\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) was a proposed missile defense system intended to protect the United States from attack by ballistic strategic nuclear weapons (intercontinental ballistic missiles and submarine-launched ballistic missiles).

The concept was first announced publicly by President Ronald Reagan on 23 March Jurisdiction: Federal government of the United States.

April By John Pike In the 15 years since President Ronald Reagan's Ma speech inaugurating the Strategic Defense Initiative, the $40 billion to $50 billion spent on ballistic missile defense (BMD) has produced surprisingly modest results.

The Association helps establish the National Campaign to Save the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty and warns against the destabilizing and costly impact of the Strategic Defense Initiative. Arms Control Today expands from newsletter to journal format, which physicist Hans A.

Bethe praises the following year as “by far the best magazine in the field.”. Declaring the US was lagging the Soviet Union in the nuclear arms race, President Ronald Reagan launched the wildly ambitious Strategic Defense Initiative Author: Joe Gould.

Missile defense. Russian conditions for discussing a broader agreement focus first on missile defense. Differences over missile defense pose a challenge for arms control. A shield in space?: technology, politics, and the strategic defense initiative: how the Reagan Administration set out to make nuclear weapons "impotent and obsolete" and succumbed to the fallacy of the last move User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Three perspectives on President Ronald Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), which is intended to defend U.S. targets from a Soviet nuclear attack, are presented in separate sections. In the first section, "Soviet Interpretation and Response," Jerry F.

Hough examines possible reasons for Soviet preoccupation with SDI. He discusses the perceived threat, diplomatic considerations, and Author: Jerry F. Hough. Not only did the talks about new agreements break down in the early s, but the existing arms control framework appeared threatened when, inthen president Ronald Reagan announced U.S.

plans to develop a nationwide ballistic missile defense system—the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI)—popularly dubbed “Star Wars.” The purpose. Book: Implications of the President's strategic defense initiative and antisatellite weapons policy.

Hearings before the Subcommittee on Arms Control, International Security and Science of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, April 24 and May 1, START I (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) was a bilateral treaty between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) on the reduction and limitation of strategic offensive arms.

The treaty was signed on 31 July and entered into force on 5 December The treaty barred its signatories from deploying more than 6, nuclear warheads atop a total of Location: Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. Frank Gaffney and Paul Warnke spoke to the D.C.

Bar Association on the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI). Secretary Designee Gaffney provided the 'strategic context' for SDI, which he suggested. The Reagan Strategic Defense Initiative: A Technical, Political, and Arms Control Assessment, coauthor with Sidney D.

Drell and Philip J. Farley, Center for International Security and Arms Control, Stanford University,pp. If Reagan’s insistence that arms control must produce real reductions was not unreasonable, his fantastic vision of a missile shield that would render nuclear weapons obsolete, the so-called Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), was ably manipulated by the opponents of arms control in his administration into a permanent blocking device for any.

@article{osti_, title = {Moral and morale benefits of the Strategic Defense Initiative. Student report}, author = {Poston, J.R.}, abstractNote = {This writer finds strategic defense a moral advance over the present nuclear deterrence policy as well as a probable boost to national and military morale because of the broad-based popular support attendant to the inherent moral suasion.

For anyone who has missed the SDI debate and wants to catch up, the Brown volume is a useful primer. In their careful chapter on the macroeconomics of SDI, Barry Blechman and Victor Utgoff estimate the opportunity cost of a comprehensive defense as equivalent to a $ annual tax surcharge for citizens earning $30, to $50, The Nimroody book, the result of a Council on Economic.

The reelection of Ronald Reagan makes the future of his Strategic Defense Initiative the most important question of nuclear arms competition and arms control on the national agenda since The President is strongly committed to this program, and senior officials, including Secretary of Defense Caspar W.

Weinberger, have made it clear that he plans to intensify this effort in his second Cited by: 5. strategic defense initiative and West European security, by G. Berho£ Western European security and the strategic defense initiative, by Philip WilliamsOuter space, the strategic defense initiative and arms control, by Wolfgang Mallmann.

Anti-missile Author: Valentin Leskovsek. This study by an eminent scientist, a former U.S. arms control official and a specialist on Soviet defense policy at Stanford, is strongly critical of President Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative, popularly known as "Star Wars," whether it is viewed as transcending deterrence through a nearly foolproof defense or, as more recently argued, as enhancing deterrence through a partial defense.Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), former U.S.

government program responsible for research and development of a space-based system to defend the nation from attack by strategic ballistic missiles (see guided missile).The program is now administered by the Missile Defense Agency (originally the Strategic Defense Initiative Office), a separate agency in the U.S.

Dept. of Defense. That evolving technology helped justify President Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) launched in March — though its ASAT capability was not demonstrated until two years later.

Before then, the Army's four "Homing Overlay Experiment (HOE)" demonstrations in and forecast our ground-based interceptors in Alaska and.