Arms Control and Security: The Changing Role of Conventional Arms Control in Europe

Arms Control and Security: The Changing Role of Conventional Arms Control in Europe

by Kevin Wright
     
 

ISBN-10: 184014470X

ISBN-13: 9781840144703

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Conventional arms control in Europe was not a serious prospect until the mid-1980s. Yet within 5 years the Cold War drew to an end with a series of complex agreements to mark its peaceful military conclusion. This book examines the role of arms control as an important element in any European security architecture. It develops the concept that arms control, from being…  See more details below

Overview

Conventional arms control in Europe was not a serious prospect until the mid-1980s. Yet within 5 years the Cold War drew to an end with a series of complex agreements to mark its peaceful military conclusion. This book examines the role of arms control as an important element in any European security architecture. It develops the concept that arms control, from being unimportant prior to the 1990s, now represents a significant part of the increased military engagement and cooperation between East and West

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840144703
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
8.62(w) x 6.02(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

European conventional arms control: importance, conceptions and definitions; The 1980s: rapid progress and the changing political environment; The institutional network: agreements and procedures; The organisation for security and co-operation: innovation and limitation; NATO and conventional arms control: from closed alliance to real co-operation; Arms control in the new century: the Istanbul OSCE summit; The new security environment: how important is arms control in the `new' Europe?; The future: small steps; Index.

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