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Is there a case for qualitative constraints on conventional armaments?

J. L. Foster

Is there a case for qualitative constraints on conventional armaments?

by J. L. Foster

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Published by Rand Corporation in Santa Monica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disarmament.,
  • Military policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesConventional armaments
    StatementJames L. Foster.
    SeriesRand paper series ; P-5509
    ContributionsRand Corporation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16462935M

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    Structure of the Book and it muddied the issue of most interest, that of effectiveness. There is a lot of great power politics in the formation and demise of collective security systems, and looking at their ebb and flow is a good way to take the pulse of great power politics. These arguments are the conventional wisdom for arms. In any case, there is no way to eliminate the capability to target American cities other than by reducing the number of nuclear weapons through arms control. Yet this analysis of the ICBMs as a warhead “sponge” is incomplete, having thus far only suggested that more American lives would be saved without an adversary needing to target U.S.

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Get this from a library. Is there a case for qualitative constraints on conventional armaments?. [J L Foster; Rand Corporation.] -- It is increasingly evident that we are in a period of major change in conventional military capabilities.

However, there has been surprisingly little analytic attention paid to the implications of. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. 6 There are two other commonly used sources of quantitative information on conventional arms transfers.

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance. In the research context, the book is a secondary qualitative research permitting the book to accommodate research biases already rampant in its sources. For instance, in the book, at the theoretical level, Carranza has tried to promote constructivism at the expense of realism, assuming that Pakistan’s case falls plumb into the latter.3/5(1).

Return to Case Studies/ Articles Mainpage: C e n t e r p i e c e This book explores, through the lens of history, the dynamics between the press, politics, and public policy in Uganda. There is no such thing as a conventional nuclear weapon.

For 19 perilfilled years no nation has loosed the atom against another. conventional deterrence and arms control, NATO and Russian security policy, and the non-proliferation of or achieving a qualitative or quantitative breakthrough in armaments, which would inevitably cause the other treaties focused on ‘narrow, technical constraints on military capabilities or behaviour that potential.

If that was the case, why, then, no war was to be expected, nor anything like a war—yet all the time preparations were continuing feverishly to open the battle; and when the war started in fact, there was the additional surprise that unlimited Soviet support was extended both in the international arena and in the area of military equipment.

'The Nuclear Taboo is a compelling account of the role of moral restraint in international politics. Tannenwald explains how the habit of non-use has become expected and required behavior, reminding us that there was nothing inevitable about it.

She traces the historical trajectory and effect of the taboo on international power by: In short, there is a strong case to be made that the structural violence produced by the capitalist world-system is a major contributor to militarized conflicts and other forms of physical.

96 Aleksei Arbatov edited two volumes on arms control and security issues and authored a book on Soviet views on nuclear weapons. 97 He became one of the leading Russian commentators on the Conventional Forces in Europe negotiations.

98 Like Kokoshin and many other civilian analysts of that era, he got a reputation among hard liners as an enemy. The book is also organized in a logical way, which allows the reader to review the information presented and to form their own opinions about the information presented there.

On the whole, the book is informative, and gives a more in-depth and wider perspective on the Vietnam War than other books published in this subject. The most spectacular event of the past half century is one that did not occur.

We have enjoyed 60 years without nuclear weapons exploded in anger. What a stunning achievement—or, if not achievement, what stunning good fortune. In the British novelist C. Snow said on the front page of The New York Times that unless the nuclear powers Cited by: 2.

Transparency in Armaments. There were two resolutions on transparency in armaments. The traditional resolution, backing the implementation and further development of the UN Register of Conventional Arms (A/52/38R), achieved votes (including all five permanent members of the UN Security Council), with 11 abstentions.

The Court must therefore now examine whether there is any prohibition of recourse tonuclear weapons as such; it will first ascertain whether there is a conventional prescriptionto this effect.

The pattern until now has been for weapons of mass destruction to be declared illegal by. As market invariants we have chosen the non-overlapping weekly log returns on the funds: (4) r i t = ln P i t + 1 P i t, t = 1, 2, i = 1, 2,38 being P it the price of the fund i in the week order to test the hypothesis of stationary a graphical test (see Fig.

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These random developments can change player expectations and, therefore, the actions they choose. 3 Key figures might die unexpectedly (Jones and Olken, ) or some event, such as a natural disaster (Bommer, ; Brancati.

To Probe Further. To truly appreciate and understand today’s problems in the weapons-systems acquisition process, it helps to get a thorough grounding in the Author: Robert N. Charette. In a “end conscription” case, South African courts defined war as a “hostile contest between nations, states or different groups within a state, carried out by force of arms against the foreign power or against an armed and organised group within the state.” In the Azapo case, the Constitutional Court, the highest court of.

This publication is from the Task Force on U.S. Policy Toward Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia project. Twenty-five years after the end of the Cold War, the military balance between NATO and Russia, after years of inattention, has again become the focus of intense concern and even alarm in some Western quarters.

Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. There are constant constraints on government spending when that spending is directed to ‘social’ policy areas.

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View all notes The goal of stability was also taken up in the realm of conventional military armaments, mainly in the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE Treaty). 13 13 Russia suspended its CFE participation in and halted it completely in View all notes. The lessons of the Cold War are worth by: In this state of GCW there were no effective constraints on the use of force.

Another possible condition, Galtung posited, was one of General and Complete Peace (GCP). This was a condition in which human integration prevailed, the harmony of individuals, groups, and nations was a characteristic feature of human existence, and violence was.