The countries of NATO and the Warsaw Pact have begun to negotiate for nuclear and conventional arms reductions. The world is no longer bipolar, as the arsenals of China, France and Britain become more significant. This book looks at strategic realities and current global and European problems.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 1991|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
Table of ContentsPart 1 Strategic realities: the logic of nuclear strategy - the US orientation to counterforce, Earl C.Ravenal; the problem of the nuclear First-Use option, Cui Liru; the geopolitics of strategic defence, Earl C.Ravenal; the nuclear strategies of medium powers with nuclear arms, Zhang Jianzhi; the problem of extended deterrence in NATO, Jane M.O. Sharp. Part 2 Current global problems: minimum deterrance and international security, Richard H.Ullman; nuclear cruise missiles - the problem of verification, Kosta Tsipis; the quest for international disarmament and the role of second-rank nuclear-weapon states, Huang Tinwei et al; a nuclear test ban - a Soviet scientist's viewpoint, V.I.Goldanskii; stability and verifiability of the nuclear balance after deep reductions, Harold A.Feiveson and Frank Von Hippel. Part 3 Current European problems: Franco-German cooperative defence - its logic and its limitations, Michael D.Maden; the conventional balance in Europe -"Bean Count" or complex assessment?, Dmitri Batani and Paolo Farinella; European security and the changing context of East-West relations, Mario Zucconi; the future of relations between Eastern and Western Europe, Heinrich Siegmann.