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Title The strategic defense debate : can "Star Wars" make us safe? / edited by Craig Snyder
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986


Description 1 online resource (xx, 247 pages)
Contents Star wars and nuclear ideologies / Craig Snyder -- Soviet strategy and American response / Richard Pipes -- The necessity and possibility of detente / Stephen f. Cohen -- Three notes on deterrence / Adam Garfinkle -- Traditional deterrence / Leon Wieseltier -- Soviet military power and star wars / Andrew Cockburn -- Perceptions of power / Michael Vlahos -- The vision of strategic defense / Caspar Weinberger -- The strategic defense project / James Abrahamson -- Caution on star wars / James Schlesinger -- Defense against nuclear weapons: assessment in the face of uncertainty / Franklin Long -- Reducing the risk of nuclear war: is star wars the answer? / Robert McNamara -- A European view / Francis Pym -- Becoming a reality / Simon P. Worden -- A moderate view / Robert Cooper -- Deterrence and strategic defense: a positive view / Colin Gray -- No to star wars / Robert Bowman -- The strategic defense environment: politics, strategy, and arms control / Alex Gliksman -- The arms control dimension of strategic defense / Warren Zimmermann -- Appendix A : peace and national security / Ronald Reagan -- Appendix B : on the road to a more stable peace / Paul Nitze -- About the authors
Notes At head of title: The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia
Based on a conference sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, held Oct. 3-4, 1985
Includes index
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Subject Strategic Defense Initiative -- Congresses
Strategic Defense Initiative
Strategische Verteidigungsinitiative
Militaire politiek.
Strategic Defense Initiative.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Snyder, Craig.
World Affairs Council of Philadelphia.
LC no. 86025057
ISBN 0585127301