This book is an outcome of the conference on 'Arms Control and Conventional Defense in Europe' held in West Berlin in 1987. The discussion in the conference led to several conclusions regarding the prospects for conventional arms control.

chapter |11 pages


ByUwe Nerlich, James A. Thomson

part I|52 pages

The Political-Military Setting

chapter 1|13 pages

Peaceful Change in a Divided Europe

ByZbigniew Brzezinski

chapter 2|7 pages

An Increased Emphasis on Conventional Defense: A U.S. View

ByRichard Burt

chapter 3|5 pages

An Increased Emphasis on Conventional Defense: A European View

ByLothar Rühl

chapter 4|25 pages

Conventional Arms Control in Europe: Soviet Policy and Objectives

ByJohn Van Oudenaren

part II|56 pages

Conventional Defense Needs

chapter 5|10 pages

Recent Developments in the Soviet Conventional Threat to Europe

ByJane Hamilton-Eddy

chapter 6|26 pages

Alliance Requirements and the Need for Conventional Force Improvements

ByAnthony H. Cordesman

chapter 7|5 pages

Conventional Arms Control and Security Policy

ByManfred Wörner

chapter 8|13 pages

Conventional Arms Control Revisited: Objectives in the New Phase

ByJames A. Thomson, Nanette C. Gantz

part III|82 pages

Options for Conventional Arms Control

chapter 9|13 pages

The Security Implications of Conventional Arms Control

ByRobert D. Blackwill

chapter 10|18 pages

Future Options for Arms Control in Europe

ByRichard N. Haass

chapter 11|4 pages

The French Approach to Conventional Arms Control

ByBenoit d'Aboville

chapter 12|24 pages

Conventional Arms Control Options, or Why “Nunn” Is Better than None

ByPhilip A. Karber

chapter 13|21 pages

Conventional Arms Control in Europe: The Objectives

ByUwe Nerlich

part IV|34 pages


chapter 15|26 pages

The View from Berlin: A Conference Report

ByBruce R. Nardulli