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The Soviet Perspective on the Strategic Defense Initiative (Foreign Policy Report)

by Dmitry Mikheyev

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Published by Brassey"s Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Defence strategy, planning & research,
  • International relations,
  • Unassigned Title,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • United States,
  • Military Science,
  • Military relations,
  • Military Policy,
  • Soviet Union,
  • Strategic Defense Initiative

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9266495M
    ISBN 100080357482
    ISBN 109780080357485

    The Strategic Defense Initiative On 23 March , President Reagan proposed that the United States undertake an ambitious program of research on ballistic missile defense with the aim of "rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete."' Subsequent technical and strategic studies led to the. The liberal perspective argues that Soviet behavior was determined by strategic and geopolitical factors. F. The Warsaw Pact included the Soviet Union, East Germany, Poland, and Yugoslavia, among other Eastern European countries. U.S. President Ronald Reagan's policies and plans, such as the Strategic Defense Initiative, suggested that. The debate over the role that Ronald Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) played in ending the Cold War shows no sign of cooling off. Indeed there is every indication that it will just go on and on, like the debates over how World War One started in or the ones in . This is a study of the strategic challenges that Soviet ballistic missile defense (BMD) programs may pose for the Western alliance. David Yost suggests that the challenges for Western policy stem partly from Soviet military programs, Soviet arms control policies, and Soviet public diplomacy campaigns, and partly from the West's own intra-alliance disagreements and lack of consensus about.

      Declaring the US was lagging the Soviet Union in the nuclear arms race, President Ronald Reagan launched the wildly ambitious Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) to render Soviet ballistic missiles. This report analyzes the nature and depth of Moscow's concern about the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) and its implications for future Soviet responses. The authors consider the political-military and technical issues raised for the Soviets by SDI. Artists rendering of one of the Strategic Defense Initiative designs from Los Alamos National Laboratory. It shows a space-based particle beam weapon attacking enemy intercontinental ballistic missiles. (U. S. Department of Energy) Space-based, antiballistic missile (ABM) system endorsed by U. S. President Ronald Reagan in as a way to neutralize the Soviet nuclear threat..   One of the Cold War’s scariest years was Although detente had eased superpower tensions in the s, the United States and the Soviet Union were edging toward the .

    The Strategic Defense Initiative was a U.S. missile defense program that played a very prominent role in the U.S.-Soviet relationships in the s and is often credited with helping end the Cold War, as it presented the Soviet Union with a technological challenge that it could not meet. This article introduces several official Soviet documents to examine Soviet response to SDI. While Others Build: The Common-sense Approach to the Strategic Defense Initiative. by Angelo Codevilla. The Free Press. pp. $ An emphasis on strategic weapons that defend territory and people rather than destroying them is the one substantive legacy that the Reagan administration might have left to American national-security policy. According to an argument from the realist perspective, how did the Soviet Union interpret the proposed expansion of the Marshall plan to include the Eastern European states? b. The United States sought to politically and economically dominate states necessary to the Soviet Union's security such as the Strategic Defense initiative, suggested. MccGwire’s conclusions should force a great debate on future U.S. defense policy and on the strategic Defense Initiative, or “Star Wars,” in particular. Advertisement Subscribers Are Reading.


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The Soviet Perspective on the Strategic Defense Initiative (Foreign Policy Report) Paperback – August 1, by Dmitry Mikheyev (Author)Author: Dmitry Mikheyev. Soviet perspective on the Strategic Defense Initiative. Washington: Pergamon-Brassey's International Defense Publishers, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Dmitriĭ Mikheev.

Central to US foreign policy, the Strategic Defence Initiative (SDI) was launched by Ronald Reagan in While the Reagan administration failed to deploy The Soviet Perspective on the Strategic Defense Initiative book SDI system, it featured prominently in the relationship between the US and the Soviet Union.

In Marchthe Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) was little more than the vision of a president, the hope of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the obsession of (a few) scientists.

As a practical matter, SDI was a theoretical ambition that was decades and billions of dollars away from being deployed as a defense Author: William Steding.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK the Soviet view of the strategic defense initiative. Item Preview remove-circle the Soviet view of the strategic defense initiative. by Uchrinscko, Karl W. Publication date Topics National security affairsPages: Keith B.

Payne, Ph.D., is a policy analyst specializing in areas of U.S. and Soviet strategic and defense policy, international security affairs, and Soviet foreign policy.

He is currently Director of National Security Studies, the National Institute for Public Policy. @article{osti_, title = {Soviet military strategy in space}, author = {Johnson, N.L.}, abstractNote = {This book examines the Soviet military space effort from its infancy in the s to the spy craft and anti-satellite systems of today.

It describes in detail the Soviet equivalents of the U.S. Star Wars program and explains technical and political issues in laymen's terms. This is a study of the strategic challenges that Soviet ballistic missile The Soviet Perspective on the Strategic Defense Initiative book (BMD) programs may pose for the Western alliance.

David Yost suggests that the challenges for Western policy stem partly from Soviet military programs, Soviet arms control policies, and Soviet public diplomacy campaigns, and partly from the West's own intra-alliance disagreements and lack of consensus about 1/5(1).

Rather, in a series of instances—the shift from SALT to START, the ship navy, the Strategic Defense Initiative, the Reagan Doctrine, Central America, Grenada, covert action, human rights—it sought itself to determine the nature and the arena of competition.

The home court advantage was not to go to the other side. Its Past, Its Future. The Russian View of U.S. Strategy. policy and predicted that a defense policy based on strategic defense would be the most effective deterrent from a Soviet perspective.

Now the Russian military and political leadership places a high value on strategic nuclear forces in terms of political leverage and ng. Possible Soviet Responses to the US Strategic Defense Initiative Interagency Intelligence Assessment EUS DIET PREVIOUS 25X1 Copy Sanitized Copy Approved for Release /12/ CIA-RDP86BR Get this from a library.

Perspectives on strategic defense. [Steven W Guerrier; Wayne C Thompson;] -- Bringing together proponents and opponents of the Strategic Defense Initiative, this book includes original essays by leading experts on every aspect of the issue. The collection provides a valuable.

About the Author. Keith B. Payne, Ph.D., is a policy analyst specializing in areas of U.S. and Soviet strategic and defense policy, international security affairs, and Soviet foreign policy.

He is currently Director of National Security Studies, the National Institute for Public by:   The Strategic Defence Initiative: US Policy and the Soviet Union - Ebook written by Mira Duric.

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Central to US foreign policy, the Strategic Defence Initiative (SDI) was launched by Ronald Reagan in While the Reagan administration failed to deploy the SDI system, it featured prominently in the relationship between the US and the Soviet Union. Union of Soviet SociaList RepubLics on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive A1ms.

Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, Robert ]. Bunker Strategic Defense Initiative The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) was a research and technology development program established by the United States in January The Strategic Defense Initiative Organization was set up in within the US Department of Defense to oversee development.

A wide array of advanced weapon concepts, including lasers, particle beam weapons and ground- and space-based missile systems were studied, along with various sensor, command and control, and high-performance computer systems that would be needed to control a Jurisdiction: Federal government of the United States.

Put simply, they argue that their strategic analysis tends to prove that at each level of defense, from modest to good, including mutal defense by the Soviet Union, that ''deterrent posture.

The Strategic Defense Initiative and the End of the Cold War - SDI, Star Wars, President Reagan, Fall of the Soviet Union, Gorbachev, KALMAD Nuclear Policy, Teller, ABM Treaty, Reykjavik Summit By Progressive Management (compiler).

Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), former U.S. government program responsible for research and development of a space-based system to defend the nation from attack by strategic ballistic missiles (see guided missile).The program is now administered by the Missile Defense Agency (originally the Strategic Defense Initiative Office), a separate agency in the U.S.

Dept. of Defense. Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), byname Star Pdf, proposed U.S. strategic defensive system against potential nuclear pdf originally conceived, from the Soviet SDI was first proposed by President Ronald Reagan in a nationwide television address on Ma Because parts of the defensive system that Reagan advocated would be based in space, the proposed system .The Strategic Defense Initiative book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Nuclear and Space Talks revolutionized arms control. 4/5(1).Without speculating about what ebook Soviets will ultimately do in response to Ebook, the Note (1) examines Moscow's statements on SDI to date, (2) reviews the highlights of Soviet doctrine and programs related to strategic defense, (3) considers the real concerns that may underlie the Kremlin's public posturing on SDI, and (4) outlines the key.