Günter Brauch (Ed.)
Wars and European Defence
Implications for Europe: Perceptions and Assessments
a Foreword by Denis Healey and
a preface by Raymond L. Garthoff
Macmillan Press -
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1987,
651 pp., ISBN 0-333-46483-4
is organised in 4 parts and contains 16 chapters, four appendices
with the text of the ABM Treaty, agreed Statements, Protocols
and Agreements of the Standing Consultative Commission, a
bibliography and an index. Part I on American and Soviet Space
and BMD Programmes include chapters by Col. Simon Peter Warden
(USA) on "SDI- a Global Defence Against Ballistic Missiles",
by Gary L. Guertner (USA) on: "Offensive Nuclear Forces,
Strategic Defence and Arms Control" and by Hans Günter
Brauch (Germany) on: "SDI - A Reaction to or a Hedge
Against Soviet BMD Projects: Soviet Military Space Activities
and European Security".
deals in 6 chapters with European Perceptions of and Reactions
to SDI by Trevor Taylor (UK) on: "The British Response",
by Alain Carton (France) on: "French Political Reactions
to SDI - The Debate on the Nature of Deterrence", by
Hans Günter Brauch on: "SDI - The Political Debate
in the Federal Republic of Germany", by Robert J. Berloznik
(Belgium) on "SDI - A Topic of Transatlantic Consultation
and Debate in International Parliamentary Bodies", ad
by Alain Carton on: "Eureka - A West European Response
to the Technological Challenge Posed by the SDI Research Programme".
offers in three chapters Assessments of the Strategic Consequences
of SDI for Europe by Paul B. Stares (UK, USA) on 'Implications
of BMD for Britain's Nuclear Deterrent", by Alain Carton
on: "The Implications of SDI for French Defence Policy"
and by Peter A. Wilson (USA) on: "The Geostrategic Risks
part IV focuses in four chapters on: The ABM Treaty - From
SDI to EDI by John B. Rhinelander (USA) on: "The ABM
Treaty - Its Evolution, Interpretation and Grey Areas and
an Official Attempt at Reinterpretation", by Hans Günter
Brauch on: "From SDI to EDU - Elements of a European
Defence Architecture", by Thomas K. Longstreth, John
E. Pike and John B. Rhinelander (USA) on: "Compliance
with the ABM Treaty - Questions Related to Soviet Missile
Defence and to the United States SDI" and by John E.
Pike on "Closing the Window of Vulnerability".
Language: English; Areas: ballistic missile
defence, European missile defence, SDI, ABM treaty; Region:
Germany, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Soviet Union, United
Kingdom, United States.