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Military implications of the proposed SALT II treaty relating to the national defense

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services.

Military implications of the proposed SALT II treaty relating to the national defense

report of the hearings on the military aspects and implications of the proposed SALT II treaty (Executive Y, 96-1), based upon hearings held before the committee in accordance with its responsibilities under rule XXV(c) of the standing rules of the Senate, together with additional views

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Military policy.,
  • United States -- Defenses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCommittee on Armed Services, United States Senate.
    SeriesReport / 96th Congress, 2d session, Senate -- no. 96-1054.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 113 p. ;
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15246922M

    TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 Analysis: The Case for New START 8 Appendix I: New START at a Glance 11 Appendix II: U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces Under New START 12 Appendix III: U.S.-Russian Nuclear Arms Control Agreements at a Glance 16 Appendix IV: The U.S. Nuclear Weapons Enterprise: Shrinking Arsenal and Growing Cost 18 Appendix V: U.S. Military Leaders and National Security Offi cials. Public Attitudes on SALT II: The Results of a Nationwide Scientific Poll of American Opinion (pamphlet) Does the Official Case for the SALT II Treaty Hold Up under Analysis? An Evaluation of "SALT and American Security" as Issued by the Department of State .

    The Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT) refers to two arms control treaties—SALT I and SALT II—that were negotiated over ten years, from to The two treaties became the basis of all subsequent arms control agreements between the United States and the Soviet Union. SALT I was signed in , and SALT II in the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT I and II), the ABM Treaty, two chemical weapons conventions, two nuclear test limitation agreements and the Helsinki Accords. SDI and associated tactical and intermediate-range anti-ballistic missile tech-nologies would provide deterrence and protection against such cheating.

      Rademaker wrote that President Jimmy Carter asked the Senate to suspend consideration of the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT II) to punish the Soviet Union for its invasion of. Another book and DVD set from the same series, The Warsaw Pact, Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation, and Mutual Assistance: Soviet-East European Military Relations in Historical Perspective; Sources and Reassessments (Book and DVD), is a collection of hundreds of recently declassified documents designed to take stock of where we are twenty years.


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Military implications of the proposed SALT II treaty relating to the national defense by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Military implications of the proposed SALT II treaty relating to the national defense: report of the hearings on the military aspects and implications of the proposed SALT II treaty (Executive Y, ), based upon hearings held before the committee in accordance with its responsibilities under rule XXV(c) of the standing rules of the Senate, together with additional views.

Part 1 of Military Implications of the Treaty on the Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms and Protocol Thereto (SALT II Treaty): Hearings Before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session, United States.

Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services: Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Military Implications of the Treaty on the Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms and Protocol Thereto (SALT II Treaty), Hearings. 96th Cong., 1st sess.,4 pts. Google Scholar Military Implications of the Proposed SALT II Treaty Relating to the National Defense, Report.

96th Cong., 2d sess., Cited by: 4. TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS ON THE LIMITATION OF STRATEGIC OFFENSIVE ARMS. In accordance with Article VII of the Interim Agreement, in which the sides committed themselves to continue active negotiations on strategic offensive arms, the SALT II negotiations began in November rest of the Treaty.

Military Implications of the Treaty on the Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms and Protocol Thereto (SALT II): Hearings before the Senate Comrn. on Services ~ Pt. 2~ 96th Cong., 1st Sess. () (statement of Cyrus R. Vance) [hereinafter cited as Services Comrn. Hearings]. Article.

Opposition to the proposed SALT II treaty is expressed by a number of Senators and by anti-SALT activist, Paul Nitze. Senator Tower says that the treaty would condemn the U.S. to strategic inferiority, whereas Senator Hatfield says that it will do little to discourage a continuing arms race.

salt agreements. communication. from. the president of the united states. transmitting. copies of the treaty on the limitation of anti-ballistic missile systems and the interim agreement on certain measures with respect to the limitation of strategic offensive arms signed in moscow on On Decem19 Senators wrote Carter that “Ratification of a SALT II Treaty will not reverse trends in the military balance adverse to the United States.” On Decem the Soviets invaded Afghanistan, and on January 3,Carter asked the Senate not to consider SALT II for its advice and consent, and it was never ratified.

The ABM Treaty continues to be in effect and constitutes an important consideration in making possible the deep reductions in strategic offensive arms under the existing and contemplated START Treaties.

Overall, the SALT Treaties made a significant contribution to containing the dangers of the Cold War and provided a foundation for continuing arms control measures to reduce the risk of nuclear war. of American national strategy as it related to defending the North American continent during the period from the Cold War through post September.

The US national defense policy and military posture are evaluated against the strategic aims of deterrence, forward presence, and homeland defenses. In. The Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) were two rounds of bilateral conferences and corresponding international treaties involving the United States and the Soviet Union, the Cold War superpowers, on the issue of arms two rounds of talks and agreements were SALT I and SALT II.

Negotiations commenced in Helsinki, Finland, in November   A new strategic arms limitation treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union (SALT II) is now essentially complete.

As is always the case with a complicated negotiation, each side has conditioned acceptance of key provisions on the successful resolution of remaining open issues.

Thus, it is always possible that the process will break down as each side plays out its end game. SALT II during the presidential campaign, agreed to abide by SALT II until its expiration on Decemwhile he pursued the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) and argued that research into the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) adhered to the ABM Treaty.

The report said that “after extensive examination of the military implications of the treaty, the committee concludes that the SALT II treaty, as it now stands, is not in the national security.

THE MAIN ISSUES SURROUNDING THE SALT I ABM TREATY Reopening the ABM Debate The central issue involving the SALT ~ ABM Treaty today is whether or not the United States should move toward a defense-ori- ented strategic policy involving a nationwide ballistic missile defense system.

The ABM Treaty was specifically designed to prevent such. The heart of NATO is expressed in Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty, in which the signatory members agree that. an armed attack against one or more of them in Europe or North America shall be considered an attack against them all; and consequently they agree that, if such an armed attack occurs, each of them, in exercise of the right of individual or collective self-defense recognized by.

contains four dissertations relating to his book; White House and National Security Council (NSC) evaluations of Senators’ positions on SALT II; and government manuals of SALT II treaties and hearings. Creator Information: Dan E. Caldwell Dr. Dan E. Caldwell is a distinguished professor of international relations at Pepperdine.

salt ii treaty between the united states of america and the union of soviet socialist republics on the limitation of strategic offensive arms, together with agreed statements and common understandings regarding the treaty (salt ii) signed at vienna j the united states of.

The concept of non-interference with national technical means of verification first appeared in the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) I Treaty of It was taken over into the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, which is of indefinite duration, and into the Treaty on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms.

Treaties relating to the Cold War/World War III ABM Treaty (Complete Text of all Protocols, Understandings, and Agreements from to ) ABM Treaty Transmittal Statement from the White House to the U.S. Congress.

Military Technologies. January/February By Kingston Reif. If the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty collapses inthe United States, key U.S. allies, and Russia will face critical questions of how to respond, including whether to develop and deploy new intermediate-range missile systems and whether to seek restraint measures to prevent a renewed missile race in Europe and beyond.Washington, D.C., April 8, - The new START Treaty signed today in Prague represents "real" but "modest" cuts in strategic nuclear forces comparable to some Cold War alternatives but still higher than the most far-reaching proposals considered by Presidents Reagan and Carter, according to documents posted today by the National Security Archive.

SALT TASK FORCE/STRATEGIC ARMS LIMITATION TREATIES (START) TREATY FILES Advice formulation and coordination of policy for the Department of Defense concerning the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties I and II, and the START treaty.

Disposition: Permanent. Retire to the WNRC 5 years after superseded. ELECTRONIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (EIS) FILES.