Strategic Arms Limitation Talks


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Strategic Arms Limitation Talks:

see disarmament, nucleardisarmament, nuclear,
the reduction and limitation of the various nuclear weapons in the military forces of the world's nations. The atomic bombs dropped (1945) on Japan by the United States in World War II demonstrated the overwhelming destructive potential of nuclear weapons
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After nearly three years of negotiation from 1968-1971, the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT I) process resulted in passage of two critical agreements, the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty (5) and the Interim Agreement on the Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms.
2 In the USA, in the late 1960s and 1970s, to what were the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks abbreviated to?
Newmann offers a fresh, carefully researched examination of national security decision making in the Carter administration's March 1977 Strategic Arms Limitation Talks II proposal, the Reagan administration's initial strategic arms reduction proposal of May 1982, and President Bush's speech of September 1991 that led to the Strategic Arms Reduction Talks.

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