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Strategic Arms Limitation Talks


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  • n. negotiations between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics opened in 1969 in Helsinki designed to limit both countries' stock of nuclear weapons


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  • To that end, for most of the decade the U.S. and Soviet Union pursued Strategic Arms Limitation Talks.

    Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould: America's Financial Armageddon and Afghanistan

  • President Carter withdrew the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks treaty from Senate consideration in 1980 after the Soviets invaded Afghanistan, which had hardened Republican and even some Democratic objections to an accord with Moscow.

    Obama, Medvedev Sign Treaty to Cut Nuclear Arms

  • And he presided over the most significant arms control treaties of the détente period: the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks and the ABM treaty.

    John Feffer: Obama: Is He Nixon Reborn?

  • While the only wars so far waged on behalf of the condiment have been nonviolent, it is ironic that one of most well known acronyms from the Cold War is SALT (Strategic Arms Limitation Talks).

    Louise McCready: Salty Sweet

  • His coworker was a Foothill Community College student who was taking a course in international relations, learning about the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks.

    Raymond Carver

  • - The U.S. signed the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks antiballistic missile treaties with the Soviet Union in 1972, expecting they would produce a "stable" balance and ultimately a reduction in nuclear armaments.

    Naïveté Invites Aggression

  • Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was shopping for a bargaining chip he could use in the second round of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT II).

    The Mind Of A Missile

  • Simultaneously, Nixon pursued a policy of détente with the Soviet Union, leading to the signing of the SALT I (Strategic Arms Limitation Talks) treaty during Nixon's visit to Moscow in May, 1972.

    Miles Mogulescu: Speaking With The Enemy

  • Her influential paper, "A Call to Halt The Nuclear Arms Race," and the think tank she founded, the Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies, stemmed from the breakdown of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) between the United States and the Soviet Union and the plans both nations had for developing new weapons.

    How Vermonters Helped End The Cold War

  • EISENHOWER: And what was fascinating was that three days after the announcement that he would go to -- my father would go to Beijing, the Soviets agreed to come to the table for SALT, the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks.

    CNN Transcript Jan 1, 2003


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