Essay: A New Approach to Arms Control

To halt the strategic arms race, the former Secretary of State recommends a dramatic new approach. His plan would scrap all MIR Vs starting in, say, 1990 and rely instead on a mix of mobile, single-warhead missiles. The U.S. would implement this plan even if the Soviets refused to go along

The nomination of a new director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency has prompted a major Senate debate over whether the Administration is seriously committed to arms control. The controversy misses the real question: To what kind of arms control should...

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