TITLE

Carter's Nuclear Confidence Gap

AUTHOR(S)
Kondracke, Morton
PUB. DATE
April 1978
SOURCE
New Republic;4/15/78, Vol. 178 Issue 15, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses indications of weakness in the United States nuclear policy. Reflection of the weakness in the U.S. policy on public opinion polls and high intellectual discourse about nuclear strategy; U.S. Congress' inclination to increase defense spending beyond administration requests; Defeat of the strategic arms limitation treaty (SALT) that President Jimmy Carter is trying to conclude with the Soviet Union; Author's call for Carter to restore the confidence in the country's military and political strength if he wants to win Senate ratification of SALT.
ACCESSION #
11102001

 

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