Commitments, Consensus, and U.S. Foreign Policy: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session, January 31, February 4, 5, 6, 7, 20, 25, 26, October 31, November 7 and 12, 1985, Volume 4
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Página 558 - President decided that he agreed "in principle, but not in practice" with this "reinterpretation" . Based on a Presidential directive, Secretary Shultz announced on October 14 in a speech before the thirty-first annual meeting of the North Atlantic Assembly that "a broader interpretation of our authority is fully justified", but SDI "will be conducted in accordance with a restrictive interpretation of the treaty's obligations.
Página 44 - Chairman. [Whereupon, at 12:48 pm, the committee adjourned, to reconvene at 2 pm the same day.] AFTERNOON SESSION The committee met, pursuant to notice, at 2 pm, in room SD419, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Hon.
Página 424 - ... number, and consistency over time, of incidents of concurrent operation of ABM and SAM components plus Soviet failure to accommodate fully US concerns, indicate the USSR probably has violated the Treaty's prohibition on testing SAM components in an ABM mode. Additionally the SA-X-12/ GIANT system may have the potential to intercept some types of strategic ballistic missiles.
Página 537 - that effective measures to limit antiballistic missile systems would be a substantial factor in curbing the race in strategic offensive arms and would lead to a decrease in the risk of outbreak of war involving nuclear weapons.
Página 568 - Croup focused on Article V. (Sid Graybeal was later the US Commissioner to the Standing . Consultative Commission. Victor Karpov is currently the head of the Soviet delegation in Geneva.) Before the conclusion of the fifth negotiating session in September 1971, the Graybeal-Karpov working group agreed, ad referendum to the two delegations, that current Article V(l) covered "current" as well as "exotic
Página 626 - ... Article III of the Treaty, the Parties agree that in the event ABM systems based on other physical principles and including components capable of substituting for ABM interceptor missiles, ABM launchers, or ABM radars are created in the future, specific limitations on such systems and their components would be subject to discussion in accordance with Article XIII and agreement in accordance with Article XIV of the Treaty.
Página 455 - ... BUSBEY. In other words, by the same token every State, including New York, Delaware, and Massachusetts, which you referred to a minute ago, would fall more than 20 percent short of meeting those standards ? Dr. DUVAL. Yes, sir; that is how far the State hospitals are behind. Dr. OVERHOLSER. If I may say, that is what I had in mind when I spoke of the Federal Government trying to set an example for the States rather than try to come down to the level of the States in this particular regard. Some...
Página 626 - In order to insure fulfillment of the obligation not to deploy ABM systems and their components except as provided in Article III of the Treaty, the Parties agree that in the event ABM systems based on other physical principles and including components capable of substituting for ABM interceptor missiles, ABM launchers, or ABM radars...
Página 51 - So in addition to enhancing deterrence and stability, the strategic defense initiative could increase our chances to achieve a safer world through genuine arms reductions. I think few people, Mr. Chairman, have understood more clearly the need for a powerful military hand within the glove of diplomacy than President Reagan. This administration is guided by the principle that military power should be used only as a last resort. We should be willing to use all sources of national power short of direct...