Implications of the Reykjavik Summit on Its Twentieth Anniversary: Conference Report

Overview

Drawn from presentations at the Hoover Institution's conference on the twentieth anniversary of the Reykjavik summit, this collection of essays examines the legacy of that historic meeting between President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. The contributors discuss the new nuclear era and what the lessons of Reykjavik can mean for today's nuclear arms control efforts.
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Overview

Drawn from presentations at the Hoover Institution's conference on the twentieth anniversary of the Reykjavik summit, this collection of essays examines the legacy of that historic meeting between President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. The contributors discuss the new nuclear era and what the lessons of Reykjavik can mean for today's nuclear arms control efforts.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817948412
  • Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
  • Publication date: 1/31/2008
  • Series: Hoover inst press Publication
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Sidney D. Drell is a senior fellow, by courtesy, at the Hoover Institution and professor of theoretical physics (emeritus) at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center. He coauthored The Gravest Danger: Nuclear Weapons with James Goodby. George P. Shultz, the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution, served as U.S. secretary of state under Ronald Reagan.
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Table of Contents

Preface   George P. Shultz   Sidney D. Drell     vii
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A World Free of Nuclear Weapons   George P. Shultz   William J. Perry   Henry A. Kissinger   Sam Nunn     3
The Nuclear Threat   Mikhail Gorbachev     9
Papers Prepared for the Conference
President Reagan's Nuclear Legacy   James E. Goodby     15
Nuclear Weapons Elimination: A Process   Thomas Graham Jr.     25
The Legacy of Reykjavik: Preserving a Security Option for Dealing with Madmen, Missiles, and Missile Defense   Thomas H. Henriksen     33
The Soviet Preparation for Reykjavik: Four Documents   David Holloway     45
Zero Nuclear Weapons   Max M. Kampelman     97
The Legacy of Reykjavik: Outline of Remarks   Jack F. Matlock Jr.     107
When Reagan and Gorbachev Reached for the Stars   Don Oberdorfer     111
The Legacy of Reykjavik: Remarks   Rozanne L. Ridgway     119
A Legacy of Reykjavik: Negotiating with Enemies   Abraham D. Sofaer     127
Six-Country Concept for a Multilateral Mechanism for Reliable Access to Nuclear Fuel   James P. Timbie     147
Memorandum of Conversation (Transcript ofthe discussions of President Ronald Reagan and Secretary of State George P. Shultz with General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev and Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze)     153
Conference Agenda and Participants     217
Related Pre-conference Publications     221
Index     223
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