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The President, the Bureaucracy and World Regions in Arms Control

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Included are not only essays on individual presidents' arms control agendas, but also articles about the relationship of the presidency to other branches of government as it bears on arms control, and arms control in major world regions such as the Middle East and Latin America. This collection presents diverse perspectives from arms control negotiators, military officers, ambassadors, and scholars.
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Overview

Included are not only essays on individual presidents' arms control agendas, but also articles about the relationship of the presidency to other branches of government as it bears on arms control, and arms control in major world regions such as the Middle East and Latin America. This collection presents diverse perspectives from arms control negotiators, military officers, ambassadors, and scholars.
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Kenneth W. Thompson is Director of the Miller Center of Public Affairs and J. Wilson Newman Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
I The Presidency and the Process
1 The Presidency and Arms Control 3
2 Jimmy Carter and the Neutron Bomb: The Making of an Indecision 21
II World Regions and Arms Control
3 Structures for Security in Europe 37
4 Security and Arms Proliferation in Asia 53
5 Arms Control in the Middle East 73
6 Nuclear Restraint in Latin America: Argentina and Brazil 89
III Governance, The Process, and Prospects of Arms Control
7 Intelligence, Governance, and the Arms Control Process 107
8 Nonproliferation Following the Cold War: Status and Options 125
Concluding Observation 145
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