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Strategic defenses and crisis stability

Strategic defenses and crisis stability

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, CA (P.O. Box 2138, Santa Monica 90406-2138) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ballistic missile defenses.,
  • Nuclear crisis stability.,
  • Strategic Defense Initiative.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDean Wilkening ... [et al.] ; prepared for the United States Air Force.
    SeriesA Rand note ;, N-2511-AF
    ContributionsWilkening, Dean, 1950-, United States. Air Force.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG740 .S777 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1791556M
    LC Control Number89188980

    Strategic Drift and Strategic Crisis Management of Organization Tzveta Zafirova University of Economics, Varna, Bulgaria The research reports how the choice of the organization behavior—strategic drift can lead to strategic crisis as a form of manifestation of a deepening organizational crisis. The research questions whose solution is sought areFile Size: KB. This book discusses the limitations and dangers of current perspectives on strategic security-- explaining that standards of safety that have evolved for improbable disasters have been applied.

    Every day, the headlines point to the world’s most recent crisis – the global COVID pandemic. When a crisis like this occurs, there is an immediate need to communicate with customers, employees, and stakeholders. Your business operations are disrupted, and customers are inquiring about the impact it . The stable transition to strategic defences An example of the empty set Peter D. Zimmerman The Bush administration is committed to achieving the rapid development and early deployment of some kind of space-based missile defance, with Bril- Ilent Pebbles the favoured : Peter D. Zimmerman.

    The locus classicus for crisis stability may be a paper written in by the economist Thomas Schelling, “The Reciprocal Fear of Surprise Attack,” which later appeared as a chapter in his celebrated book The Strategic of Conflict (). It hypothesizes a dynamic process of compounding fears of an enemy’s attack that place great. One of the modern and commonly accepted definitions of strategic stability states that strategic stability is a robust strategic nuclear balance that is maintained over a long period of time despite the impact of destabilizing factors.3 The impact of missile defenses on strategic stability Ballistic missile defense systems can either undermine.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Strategic defenses and crisis stability. Santa Monica, Calif. (P.O. BoxSanta Monica ): Rand Corp., []. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: A synthesis of stability/transition findings / Jack N.

Barkenbus and Alvin M. Weinberg --The transition and the Reagan administration / Jack N. Barkenbus --Strategic defenses and the transition to assured survival / Glenn A. Kent and Randall J. Title: Strategic Defenses and Crisis Stability Author: Dean A. Wilkening, Ken Watman, Michael Kennedy, Richard Darilek Subject: The effect that defenses have on crisis stability is one of the central issues in the current debate over the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI).

To contribute to the worldwide debate on President Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative, here are two important studies, Ballistic Missile Defense Technologies and Anti-Satellite Weapons, Countermeasures. and Arms Control. Originally published in The world has entered a second nuclear age shaped by rising nuclear states and military technologies.

Gregory Koblentz argues that the United States should work with the other nuclear-armed states. The impact of strategic defenses on stability is a central theme in the Strategic Defense Initiative debate. This report examines the effects of defenses on first-strike stability.

It is principally concerned with assessing first-strike stability during the transition from an offense-dominated strategic balance to a defense-dominated by: ening strategic stability with Russia and China. Ac-cording to the NPR, the United States will pursue “high-level, bilateral dialogues aimed at promot-ing more stable, resilient, and transparent strategic relationships.” This emphasis on the importance of strategic stability reflects the recognition that changesFile Size: 2MB.

Issues about crisis stability and strategic balance during such a transition and the impact of uncertainties in system performance are also examined. An important conclusion of the analysis is that it is important to reduce the vulnerability of offensive forces before beginning the deployment of defenses with wide-area coverage.

7 references. This chapter will address the relation of BMD deployments to three other force posture issues: crisis stability, arms race stability, and arms control. Crisis stability is the degree to which strategic force characteristics might, in a crisis situation, reduce incentives to initiate the use of nuclear weapons.

ThE ERoSIoN of STRaTEgIC STaBILITy aNd ThE fUTURE of aRmS CoNTRoL IN EURopE Proliferation Papers 60 crucial to reassess the meaning and requirements of crisis and strategic stability in Europe.

This report looks at some current and future sources of. Understanding how space fits into strategic stability, and how actions in space can affect, or even drive, crisis dynamics, is imperative to reduce the risk of miscalculation. Giving Meaning to Strategic Stability. Over the past 5 to 10 years, it has become common to focus on “strategic stability” as the new modus vivendi between great powers.

Strategic stability stemmed from mutual renunciation of strategic defense systems against intercontinental ballistic missiles, which eliminated incentives for the Soviet Union and the United States to build up offensive nuclear capabilities.

Both states switched instead to a policy of mutual deterrence, at reduced levels of strategic by: President Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative has kindled a national de- Advisory Panel on New Ballistic Missile Defense Technologies Guyford Steve, Chairman President, Universities Research Associates Crisis Stability, Arms Race Stability, and Arms Control Issues   Weapons Reconstitution and Strategic Stability.

Christopher Ford. Good morning, and thanks for having me here. I’m a little embarrassed to admit it, but despite spending several years working nonproliferation and arms control issues at the State Department and in overseas diplomacy during the previous administration, this is actually my first visit to Oak Ridge.

workshop with OECD on interagency crisis management, and wishes to thank Dr. Nicolas Mueller and Dr. Christoph Doktor from its Federal Crisis Management & Strategic Leadership Training Center. This research was also made possible thanks to the financial support of the governments of France, Korea, Norway, Sweden and the United States.

Russia’s national security elite do not perceive U.S. missile defenses as the most serious obstacle to strategic arms control. Their concerns mostly focus on U.S. long-range conventional strike weapons, U.S. space-based systems, NATO nuclear weapons sharing, U.S.

military activities around Russia, non-ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, and U.S. strategic defenses. Crisis Stability Arms Race Stability and Arms Control Issues. Page - Treaty an ABM system is a system to counter strategic ballistic missiles or their elements in flight trajectory, Ballistic Missile Defense Technologies Special studies series: Nuclear weapons, arms control, and the threat of thermonuclear war 5/5(1).

The concept of strategic stability was formally agreed on for the first time by then Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and then U.S. president George H.W. Bush during the final negotiations on the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I) in June 1 Strategic stability was defined in terms of removing incentives for either side to launch a.

With sweeping changes in the Soviet Union and East Europe having shaken core assumptions of U.S. defense policy, it is time to reassess basic questions of American nuclear strategy and force requirements.

In a comprehensive analysis of Pages: oping crisis or contribute to the public’s understanding of current policy dilemmas. Missile defenses can reduce strategic stability bet ween two Strategic Stability in the Second.

Book Book Series. Previous chapter. Next chapter. Chapter 6. Crisis Stability, Arms Race Stability, and Arms Control Issues. 30,00 € / $ / £ Get Access to Full Text. Citation Information. Strategic Defenses. Two Reports by the Office of Technology Assessment. Princeton University Press.

Pages: –@article{osti_, title = {Toward a defense-dominated world}, author = {Wood, L.}, abstractNote = {Maintaining the large-scale peace in a defense-dominated world necessarily will require not only passive but also active defenses against large-scale aggression that are technically feasible, practical and easy to employ -- and robust against perversion into support of aggression.The history of the 20th century was shaped by two major changes in the global international system.

Firstly, the multipolar European order, established in the early 19th century, collapsed with.