An End to Nuclear Gamesmanship

Humphrey, Hubert H.
March 1972
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Mar1972, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p12
The article presents views on the spiraling development of Soviet nuclear weaponry. It is claimed that the U.S. becomes sensitive to the potential of Soviet threat, despite of the existence of its full-fledged defense system when the Soviet Union rejected the U.S. proposals of arms control. This situation encourages the U.S. to continue the development of its nuclear weaponry, and seek concrete measures to stop or at least slow down the arms race in Soviet Union. The agreements of this arm control has been discussed in strategic arms limitation talks by the U.S. and Soviet Union representatives. According to the author, both nations knew that they were equal in nuclear strength and capacity.


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