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Deadly gambits the Reagan administration and the stalemate in nuclear arms control by Strobe Talbott

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Published by Pan Books .
Written in English


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StatementStrobe Talbott.
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Open LibraryOL14993204M
ISBN 100330288822

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Deadly Gambits: The Reagan Administration and the Stalemate in Nuclear Arms Control. by Strobe Talbott. Knopf. pp. $ Deadly Gambits has all the trappings of an important book. Its author is the senior diplomatic correspondent for Time and writes most of that weekly’s articles on arms control. Within days of its release last. A revelatory inside account of the Reagan administration's handling--to stalemate--of nuclear arms control details personality clashes, power struggles, and the ideological gamesmanship that have precluded productive negotiations. A review of Deadly Gambits: The Reagan Administration and the Stalemate in Nuclear Arms Control, by Strobe Talbott. Strobe Talbott’s Deadly Gambits is putatively a definitive account of the Reagan Administration’s arms control record for the first book has been praised as “brilliant” and “authoritative” and as a “masterly account of the Reagan record” by such . Nitze later wrote his own memoirs, but this is a story by the unofficial historian of the nuclear arms control era. It reviews most of Talbott's earlier book Deadly Gambits about arms control strategy during Reagan's first term and updates it with the story of the INF talks that resulted in the INF Treaty in December /5(3).

With a president who has little interest and no expertise in foreign affairs, the real story of international brokering is likely to be found at lower echelons. Time diplomatic correspondent Talbott (Endgame: The Inside Story of Salt II) found this to be the case with the Reagan Administration's negotiations on Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) and Strategic Arms . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Talbott, Strobe. Deadly gambits. New York: Vintage Books, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Strobe Talbott's new book, Deadly Gambits, has all the elements of a successful novel. It has an action-packed plot, lots of backroom dealings, complex characters including a ruthless but clever bureaucrat, a wise old negotiatior, and a president whose lack of interest in arms control leads him to doodle during high level meetings on the Author: Seth Arenstein. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

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