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Click on a title below to access either an individual article (denoted by an asterisk) or a set of articles published as a Special Report. The issue of publication appears in parentheses.

Special Reports for "Area Studies > Russian/Soviet"

The War Over Star Wars

Courtesy NASA 

Strategic Defenses and Allied Security
In March 23, 1983, President Reagan announced a research effort aimed at changing the U.S. strategic concept of Mutual Assured Destruction ...

Excerpts From the Eastport Report: Computers and SDI
The SDIO [Strategic Defense Initiative Organization] Panel on Computing in Support of Battle Management was appointed "to devise an ...

Why I Won't Work on Software for SDI
I am a computer scientist who specializes in software engineering. I have published more than ninety papers on computer system design, ...

Arms Control and the Strategic Defense Initiative
President Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative, popularly referred to as Star Wars, has raised fundamental issues that go to the heat of ...

The ABM Treaty and SDI
Does the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty permit the testing in space of Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) components, such as ...

Perspectives on the Defensive Transition
A Strategic Stalemate Nuclear arms negotiations during the 1980s have borne no fruit despite the public pronouncements of both ...

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