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Need for and operation of a Strategic Defense Initiative Institute

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management.

Need for and operation of a Strategic Defense Initiative Institute

joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management of the Committee on Governmental Affairs and the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence of the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, One hundredth Congress, first session, May 6, 1987.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management.

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Published by U.S G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Research institutes -- United States.,
  • Strategic Defense Initiative.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 100-137.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 229 p. :
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17671127M

    This study by an eminent scientist, a former U.S. arms control official and a specialist on Soviet defense policy at Stanford, is strongly critical of President Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative, popularly known as "Star Wars," whether it is viewed as transcending deterrence through a nearly foolproof defense or, as more recently argued, as enhancing deterrence through a.   The author is a proponent of the Strategic Defense Initiative, but he marshals the arguments against it as well as those for it in a fair manner. The result is a comprehensive summary of the current debate presented in a form easily understandable to the nonspecialist.

    Radio Address to the Nation on the Strategic Defense Initiative. J My fellow Americans: In a television address to the Nation on Ma , I challenged the scientific community to change the course of history by embarking on a research effort to counter Soviet threats with measures purely defensive -- measures to reassure people their security no longer depends alone on.   Jan. 31, Baltics Left of Bang: Nordic Total Defense and Implications for the Baltic Sea Region. Sponsored by the U.S. National Defense University (NDU) and the Swedish National Defense University, this paper is the second in a series of Institute for National Strategic Studies Strategic Forums dedicated to the multinational exploration of the strategic and defense challenges .

      Why the U.S. Strategic Defense Initiative Is So Important Posted on Febru by jackheidel North Korea recently launched another long-range rocket as reported by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post The editorial boards of all three newspapers deplore this development but differ in suggesting how the U. The tobacco companies were wary of Seitz’s advancing age, but Seitz “found other allies” (36) in the anticommunists of Ronald Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI or Star Wars). Although many scientists believed that no one could win a nuclear war, Seitz and his comrades set out to disprove them.


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Need for and operation of a Strategic Defense Initiative Institute by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Need for and operation of a Strategic Defense Initiative Institute: joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management of the Committee on Governmental Affairs and the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence of the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, One hundredth Congress, first session, May 6, Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), commonly known as Star Wars, proposed U.S.

strategic defensive system against potential nuclear attacks—as originally conceived, from the Soviet Union. It was first proposed by President Ronald Reagan in a nationwide television address on Ma The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) was a proposed missile defense system intended to protect the United States from attack by ballistic strategic nuclear weapons (intercontinental ballistic missiles and submarine-launched ballistic missiles).The concept was first announced on Ma by President Ronald Reagan, a vocal critic of the doctrine of mutually assured destruction (MAD Jurisdiction: Federal government of the United States.

Get this from a library. The Strategic Defence Initiative: some implications for Europe. [Werner Kaltefleiter; Institute for European Defence & Strategic Studies.] -- SCOTT (copy 1): from the John Holmes Library collection.

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 guided missile, self-propelled, unmanned. The Free Congress Research and Education Foundation, also known as the Free Congress Foundation or FCF, was a conservative think tank founded by Paul was based near Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

After Paul Weyrich's death inthe Foundation was headed by former Virginia governor Jim Gilmore's leadership, the Free Congress Foundation was refocused on. The Strategic Defense Initiative, a.k.a.

SDI, was President Ronald Reagan's proposed Star Wars program that "called for a land- or space-based shield against a nuclear attack. Although SDI was criticized as unfeasible and in violation of the Antiballistic Missile Treaty (ABM Treaty), Congress approved billions of dollars for development.".

Also see Wikipedia: Strategic Defense Initiative. responses to the American Strategic Defense Initiative, and also completed a study of Soviet nuclear operations and command and control for inclusion in a book on the management of nuclear operations. He continued research on his own book on defense economics in the USSR.

Steven Miller continued his work on political con. One milestone was Ronald Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative proposal, a technological challenge that could not be met by a Soviet economy already buckling under the combined weight of.

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.

listic missile defense, and in the Depart-ment of Defense established an organization to expand and accelerate research in ballistic ‘Transcript of televised speech, Mar. 23, For text of relevant passages, see app.

missile defense technologies. This research program was called the “Strategic Defense Initiative” (SDI). Who We Are. Defense Strategies Institute (DSI) was created to form a non-partisan, relevant, sustainable, and ethical organization operating primarily within the Department of Defense and Federal Government sectors.

In the book Way Out There in the Blue: Reagan, Star Wars and the End of the Cold War, Frances Fitzgerald writes that “a perfect antiballistic missile defense was beyond the reach of. Marvin Feuerwerger is the senior strategic fellow at The Washington Institute and the principal author of the study Restoring the Balance: An Interim Report of The Washington Institute's Strategic Study Group.

He previously served as deputy assistant secretary for policy analysis at the Department of Defense. On Febru General David L. Goldfein, the 21st chief of staff of the Air Force, engaged Brookings Senior Fellow Michael O’Hanlon in conversation on.

Accordingly, the Defense Strategic Guidance, released under the signature of then-Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta with a preface. Strategic Defense Initiative. La Jolla, Calif.: University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John A Jungerman; University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation.

FFRDC would be called the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) Institute. In preparing this report, we have obtained the views of a select group of individuals on various aspects of DOD’S proposal.

DOD determined that SD10 needed to quickly augment its capability to assess technical questions regarding strategic defense. While Others Build: The Commonsense Approach to the Strategic Defense Initiative, by Angelo Codevilla, New York: Free Press, pages.

“The Air Force is too small for what the nation is asking us to do. We have operational squadrons today. The Air Force We Need has operational squadrons by ” The National Defense Strategy, Air Force leaders said, marks the reemergence of long-term, strategic competition with China and Russia.

Former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara has called this book the best he has seen on the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI). High praise, but deserving, as the authors, both at the University of California at San Diego, critically review and evaluate SDI since its inception in under Reagan to its diminishing support under the Bush Author: Sanford Lakoff, Herbert F.

York.to the American Strategic Defense Initiative, and also completed a study of Soviet nuclear operations and command and control for inclusion in a book on the management of nuclear operations. He continued research on his own book on defense economics in the USSR.

Steven Miller continued his study of political constraints on.For this reason, the Washington Institute for Near East Policy decided to help establish a strategic dialogue between the policy-making communities in Israel and the United States -- a public dialogue to reinforce the private dialogue already under way between the military planners of both countries.

This book is the result of that endeavor.