Strategic arms interactions: 1945-1961
Hood, Joseph W. Jr.
Terry, William E.
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Throughout the period 1945-1961 the Soviet Union was strategically inferior to the United States. The Soviets sought to redress this imbalance, and the United States endeavored to remain superior. An examination is made of each major strategic arms innovation, in context, to determine its relationship to the action/reaction process. No single pattern of interaction is recognized, but one unmistakable characteristic does emerge. The United States consistantly reacted strongly even when enjoying a decisive weapons margin if a threat were perceived to its strategic superiority.
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