ERIC Number: ED222405
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
United States Security and the Soviet Challenge. Report of a Wingspread Briefing (Racine, Wisconsin, June 29, 1978).
McLain, Douglas, Jr.
Six presentations, an introduction, and a summary discussion are included in this publication, which focuses on the various complex factors involved in the negotiation of arms control agreements with the Soviet Union. Titles of the six presentations are: (1) Critical Issues in the United States-Soviet Relationship; (2) Basic Elements of Strategic Theory: Military Relations in a Nuclear World; (3) United States Defense Capability; (4) A Closer Look at Soviet Capabilities; (5) Strengthening United States Security Through SALT; (6) How to Tell a Good SALT Treaty from a Bad One; and (7) Citizen Involvement in the SALT Debate. A concluding section contains questions and topics covered in panel discussions. Questions and topics were related to a basic proposition that strategic arms limitation agreements could enhance world security by restraining additional development of the mutually deterrent nuclear weapons systems of the United States and the Soviet Union. (NE)
Descriptors: Civil Defense, Conflict, Cooperation, Diplomatic History, Disarmament, Foreign Policy, International Relations, National Defense, Nuclear Warfare, Treaties
Johnson Foundation, 33 East Four Mile Road, Racine, WI 53401 (free).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Johnson Foundation, Inc., Racine, WI.; Wisconsin Univ., Milwaukee. Inst. of World Affairs.; Department of State, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: National Security; Strategic Arms Limitation Talks; United States; USSR