By Paul R. Viotti
Sometimes winning and occasionally no longer, arms-control agreements are strenuously negotiated by way of the events concerned, but they speedy develop into out of date as know-how advances and new guns come at the scene. therefore, such agreements are top understood strategically, no longer as results in themselves, yet quite as one crucial road of securing nationwide and worldwide security—an vital technique of permitting international locations world wide to see their modifications on the negotiating desk rather than at the battlefield.
Arms keep watch over and worldwide safety: A record Guide deals an unheard of and entire number of arms-control files courting from the late-19th century to the current. The e-book contains files addressing the regulate of guns of mass destruction, the banning of organic and chemical guns, the weaponization of house, nearby hands keep an eye on, and bilateral agreements, in addition to the constraints of traditional weaponry. The records are edited and annotated for nonspecialists, and charts, tables, and sidebars supply more information throughout.
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Arms Control and Global Security: A Document Guide (Praeger Security International) by Paul R. Viotti