Accession Number : ADA263931

Title :   U.S. Conventional Arms Transfer Policy.

Descriptive Note : Study project,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Wright, W. R.

Report Date : 15 MAR 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : Conventional arms transfers have been the principal pillar of U.S. Security Assistance and an essential element of U.S. foreign policy since World War II. Conventional arms transfers contribution to U.S. national security strategy has, particularly since the demise of the Soviet Union, come under considerable criticism. This study reviews the history of U.S. arms transfer policy, discusses the varied arguments both pro and con, and looks at the future of U.S. arms transfer policy.

Descriptors :   *FOREIGN POLICY, *ARMS CONTROL, FOREIGN, HISTORY, NATIONAL SECURITY, POLICIES, SECURITY, STRATEGY, TRANSFER, USSR, WEAPONS.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE