Prospects and Possible Consequences for Defence in Central Europe

  • Elmar Schmähling


It is interesting that most of the comments on the Strategic Defence Initiative of the American President deal with the question of whether a perfect missile defence is technically feasible at all, and whether it could create the precondition for replacing the Mutual Assured Destruction philosophy (MAD) by a Mutual Assured Survival strategy (MAS).


Weapon System Nuclear Guarantee Defensive System Defence Capability Missile Defence 
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© Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs 1987

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  • Elmar Schmähling

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