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Arms control and local conflict

Bloomfield, Lincoln Palmer

Arms control and local conflict

by Bloomfield, Lincoln Palmer

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Published by Arms Control Project, Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military assistance, American.,
  • Games of strategy (Mathematics),
  • United States -- Military policy.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lincoln P. Bloomfield and Amelia C. Leiss [and others]
    ContributionsLeiss, Amelia Catherine, 1927-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22424796M

    This study draws on case studies of postwar arms control negotiations to dissect the many barriers to arms control agreements: ideological conflict and the political and military obstacles inherent in great-power competition, psychological factors, domestic obstacles, and the momentum of weapon technology. Critics generally agree that assigning a clear conflict in A Farewell to Arms, a title which has a double--even a triple--meaning, is 's conflicts all stem from an essential inner.

    An examination of the meaning of arms control with respect to modern weapons, and an evaluation of various control proposals. The point is stressed--and it is a theme that Mr. Schelling has developed in earlier works--"that our military relation with potential enemies is not one of pure conflict and opposition, but involves strong elements of mutual interest.".   A clear majority of the Founding Fathers unquestionably believed in a universal right to bear arms. The last time the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the civilian militia interpretation of the Second Amendment was almost 70 years ago, at a time when policies enforcing racial segregation, banning birth control, and mandating recital of the Lord's Prayer in public schools were .

    Arms control, for decades at the core of the foreign policy consensus, today is among the more contentious issues in American politics. It is pilloried and considered out of mode in many.   The conflict didn’t cause World War I, but it did help to increase distrust and tensions between Germany, Britain and other European powers. Arms Control Efforts Fail .


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Arms control and local conflict. Cambridge, Mass., Arms Control Project, Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lincoln P Bloomfield; Amelia C Leiss.

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