4 edition of The Strategic Defense Initiative found in the catalog.
The Strategic Defense Initiative
David Z. Robinson
February 1, 1988
by New York University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||88|
Strategic Defense Initiative (Star Wars) Ronald Reagan was the 40th American President who served in office from January 20, to January 20, One of the important events during his presidency was the Strategic Defense Initiative (Star Wars). The Strategic Defense Initiative has evolved into a massively funded research and development effort with profound implications not only for weapons technology but also for East-West relations. In this book, preeminent figures from the policymaking and defense communities address critical aspects of the program, offering widely divergent points.
It was the Strategic Defense Initiative, also derisively known as “Star Wars”: the notional orbital laser missile shield to protect us against the “Evil Empire” of the Soviet Union. The U Author: Kevin Bankston. Aug 12, · One milestone was Ronald Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative proposal, a technological challenge that could not be met by a Soviet economy already buckling under Author: George Will.
Abstract. Examining the implications for the Western alliance, this volume seeks to evaluate SDI as a means of preventing nuclear war. Of paramount significance to Western security is the Soviet military reaction to the Strategic Defense Initiative and the European interpretation of that reaction. But the administration retained the term Strategic Defense Initiative, and the nickname Star Wars -- which President Reagan distinctly dislikes -- persisted. The SDI is hard to comprehend for a more basic reason: It does not yet exist in the form of concrete weapons systems.
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The Strategic Defense Initiative book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Nuclear and Space Talks revolutionized arms control. Ratings: 0. Book Description This history of the Strategic Defense Initiative shows how political, economic, strategic and cultural factors have interacted to shape SDI.
It examines new research into the SDI interest groups, the distribution of contracts, and the politics of influence, and explores SDI in terms of alliance management, popular culture and military cheathamhillelementary.com by: The Strategic Defense Initiative and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.
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The OTA does not repeat the work of its earlier reports but gives special attention to filling in gaps in those reports and to describing technical progress made in the intervening period. The first sees the Strategic Defense Initiative as a primary factor in ending the conflict.
Another argues the initiative extended the Cold War by creating one more hurdle to the negotiations between the two superpowers. A third school holds The Strategic Defense Initiative book while SDI had a positive impact on ending the Cold War, it was a secondary cheathamhillelementary.com: Progressive Management.
The book follows the fortunes of strategic defence into the changed global conditions of the s, following the collapse of the Soviet bloc, the Gulf War, and President Bush's announcement of a refocused SDI, the Global Protection Against Limited Strikes (GPALS).
This pamphlet presents a discussion of the various components of President Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) including the problem of pulling together various new technologies into an.
Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), commonly known as Star Wars, proposed U.S. strategic defensive system against potential nuclear attacks—as originally conceived, from the Soviet Union. It was first proposed by President Ronald Reagan in a nationwide television address on March 23, Oct 25, · Declaring the US was lagging the Soviet Union in the nuclear arms race, President Ronald Reagan launched the wildly ambitious Strategic Defense Initiative to render Soviet ballistic missiles Author: Joe Gould.
Book Description: Strategic Defense Initiative examines developments in the technologies currently being researched under SDI. The OTA does not repeat the work of its earlier reports but gives special attention to filling in gaps in those reports and to describing technical. SpaceX and an Unappreciated Strategic Defense Initiative Legacy In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), SpaceXs Dragon spacecraft returns to Earth with a parachute-assisted splashdown on February 10.
The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) was a proposed missile defense system intended to protect the United States from attack by ballistic strategic nuclear weapons (intercontinental ballistic missiles and submarine-launched ballistic missiles).Jurisdiction: Federal government of the United States.
The Strategic Defense Initiative: The Development of an Armaments Programme (Cambridge Studies in International Relations Book 23) eBook: Edward Reiss: cheathamhillelementary.com: Kindle StoreAuthor: Edward Reiss. In his later years, Teller became especially known for his advocacy of controversial technological solutions to both military and civilian problems, including a plan to excavate an artificial harbor in Alaska using thermonuclear explosive in what was called Project Chariot, and Ronald Reagan's Strategic Defense cheathamhillelementary.comal advisor: Werner Heisenberg.
Strategic Defense Initiative. Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), former U.S. government program responsible for research and development of a space-based system to defend the nation from attack by strategic ballistic missiles (see guided missile).
Nov 26, · Strategic Defense Initiative: hearings before the Subcommittee on Strategic and Theater Nuclear Forces of the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, first session, October 30; November 6,21; December 3,5, Google ScholarAuthor: Rob Herber.
Nov 10, · Jacob Javits, a Republican senator from New York, wrote in a New York Times op-ed, "The same public opinion that brought [President Reagan] to Author: John Wenz. Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), On March 23, in a televised address to the nation, U.S. President Ronald Reagan announced his intention to embark upon groundbreaking research into a national defense system that could make nuclear weapons obsolete.
Strategic Defense Initiative: Bibliography and Research Guide by Lawrence, Robert M and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at cheathamhillelementary.com - Strategic Defense Initiative: Bibliography and Research Guide by Robert M Lawrence - AbeBooks.
Aug 14, · Mira Duric, The Strategic Defence Initiative: US Policy and the Soviet Union. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing, pp. $ Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing, pp. $ Someday the definitive book will be written on Ronald Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) and its role in ending the Cold War in the s.
The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), also known as Star Wars, was a program first initiated on March 23, under President Ronald Reagan.
The intent of this program was to develop a sophisticated anti-ballistic missile system in order to prevent missile attacks .Get this from a library!
Strategic defense initiative: folly or future?. [P Edward Haley; Jack N Merritt; Martin C Needler] -- This book covers the Reagan administration's original proposal; the main disagreements about strategic and technical feasibility; the effects of Strategic Defense Initiative .As an editor, he won science fiction’s Hugo Award six times.
Dr. Bova’s writings have predicted the Space Race of the s, virtual reality, human cloning, the Strategic Defense Initiative (Star Wars), electronic book publishing, and much more. He lives in Florida. Ed Chappell.