SIPRI Yearbook 1988: World Armaments and Disarmament

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

EditorStockholm International Peace Research Institute

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This nineteenth edition of the SIPRI Yearbook presents detailed information on arms and arms control issues in a form that is both concise and standardized for ease of use. The Yearbooks attract world-wide attention and are used by governments, arms control negotiators, United Nationsdelegations, members of parliament, scholars, students, and citizens as unique and indispensable reference works. The SIPRI Yearbook 1988 continues SIPRI's review of the latest developments in nuclear weapons, nuclear explosions, world military expenditure, the international arms trade, chemical and biological weapons, conventional weapon technology, the military use of outer space, and ongoing armedconflicts. Efforts to control the arms race are described, and the status of negotiations and agreements is analysed. In addition to these regular features and statistics, this latest SIPRI Yearbook contains special studies on the INF Treaty, the ABM Treaty review, the Iran-Iraq war and the role of the United Nations, and the UN Conference on the Relationship between Disarmament and Development. The comprehensivecoverage offered by the SIPRI Yearbook 1988 makes it an invaluable sourcebook for anyone seeking authoritative, factual information on issues of armaments and disarmament and thus to anyone interested in strategic studies, peace studies, and international relations.

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What were the important developments in the military sector in 1987, and what effect did they have on peace and security? What progress was made--if any-- in the attempts to control military activity and to reduce tension and the chances of war? In short, what are the prospects for a more stable international order? This twenty-first e...

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This nineteenth edition of the SIPRI Yearbook presents detailed information on arms and arms control issues in a form that is both concise and standardized for ease of use. The Yearbooks attract world-wide attention and are used by governments, arms control negotiators, United Nationsdelegations, members of parliament, scholars, studen...

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What were the important developments in the military sector in 1987, and what effect did they have on peace and security? What progress was made--if any-- in the attempts to control military activity and to reduce tension and the chances of war? In short, what are the prospects for a more stable international order? This twenty-first e...

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) was founded in 1966 to commemorate 150 years of unbroken peace in Sweden. Its task is to conduct scientific research into questions of conflict and cooperation of importance for international peace and security, in order to contribute to an understanding of the conditions for pe...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:698 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.61 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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What were the important developments in the military sector in 1987, and what effect did they have on peace and security? What progress was made--if any-- in the attempts to control military activity and to reduce tension and the chances of war? In short, what are the prospects for a more stable international order? This twenty-first edition of the SIPRI Yearbook presents detailed information on arms control issues in a format that is both concise and standardized for ease of use. The Yearbooks attract world-wide attention and are used by governments, arms control negotiators, United Nations delegations, parliaments, scholars, students, the media, and citizens as unique and indispensable reference works.