By Robert E. Williams Jr.
Set opposed to a backdrop of terrorism, rogue states, non-conventional battle, and deteriorating international relations, this encyclopedia bargains a accomplished, multidisciplinary, up to date reference at the contemporary heritage and modern perform of hands keep an eye on and nonproliferation.
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Any leader group or agency, however, may develop a strong feeling that another state is deeply hostile and can be expected in the foreseeable future to do something that will require a forceful response. Whoever subscribes to such a view could not be expected to be an ardent proponent of limits on the development or deployment of weapons and forces and might well be less than optimistic about the prospects for deterrence. This brings us to the heart of the matter. Whether a state’s leadership perceives arms control as feasible and attractive must depend on the degree of influence exercised over national security policies by those preoccupied with the possibility of severe conflict and war.
Whether this assumption sufficiently corresponds with contemporary reality is a much-debated question, and to adopt it requires some justification. Clearly the states of today are far from completely autonomous. However, when it comes to their physical security, states often seem less penetrated, less interdependent, more autonomous than on other matters. That is, the assumption seems a better fit for purposes of discussing states’ national security behavior than it would be for analyzing their interactions on economic matters, scientific knowledge, or communications and cultural affairs.
In addition, to the extent that a state anticipates having to use force, it will have to view any arms control measure that reduces the potential utility and effectiveness of its military resources with suspicion and misgivings. It follows that an increase in the level of political conflict between two or more states will not only inhibit the prospects for arms control in which they might otherwise engage, but will particularly damage the chances for those arms control steps that would significantly curtail their military options.
Arms Control [2 volumes]: History, Theory, and Policy by Robert E. Williams Jr.