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Superpower Arms Control

Setting the Record Straight

Editors: Albert Carnesale, and , President, Council on Foreign Relations

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Publisher Ballinger Publishing Company

Release Date August 1987

Price $34.95 hardcover

376 pages
ISBN 978-0887302299


"Arms control is praised or damned but seldom is its history analyzed. This volume, commissioned by the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, is detailed in its analysis and uses the evidence of its cases to assess propositions frequently made about the effects of arms control. For instance, do arms control agreements lull the United States into spending less on defense? Not by the book's evidence—quite the contrary."
--Foreign Affairs

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Albert Carnesale, academic dean, Kennedy School of Government, served on the U.S. delegation to the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (1970-72) and as the head of the U. S. delegation to the International Nuclear Fuel Cycle Evaluation (1978-80).

Richard Haass is president of the Council on Foreign Relations, an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. Until June 2003, Richard Haass was director of policy planning for the Department of State, where he was a principal adviser to Secretary of State Colin Powell. Previously, Haass was vice president and director of foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution. He was also special assistant to President George Bush and senior director on the staff of the National Security Council from 1989 to 1993. Haass is the author of The Opportunity: America's Moment to Alter History's Course. A Rhodes scholar, he holds a BA from Oberlin College and master and doctor of philosophy degrees from Oxford University.

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