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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
ABM : an evaluation of the decision to deploy an antiballistic missile system.
New York : Harper & Row, 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Abram Chayes; Jerome B Wiesner; Hans A Bethe
|Description:||xxii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||I. ABM deployment: what's wrong with it? An overview / by Abram Chayes [and others] --
II. Minuteman defense: will it help? Defense of the deterrent / by Carl Kaysen ; Some first-strike scenarios / by Jerome B. Wiesner ; What does Safeguard safeguard? / by Steven Weinberg ; Command and control / by Bill D. Moyers. --
III. Safeguard system: will it work? ABM reliability / by Leonard S. Rodberg ; Underestimates and overexpectations / assembled by J.C.R. Licklider ; Countermeasures to ABM systems / by Hans A. Bethe ; The problem of momentum / by Adam Yarmolinsky. --
IV. Strategic balance: will it be upset? The effect of ABM on U.S.-Soviet relations / by Marshall D. Shulman ; The Chinese nuclear threat / by Allen S. Whiting ; Asia and the ABM / by Allen S. Whiting ; The ABM and Western Europe / by Theodore C. Sorensen. --
V. Arms control: will it be set back? The ABM and arms control / by Bernard T. Feld ; Can the Communists deceive us? / by Jeremy J. Stone ; ABM and non-proliferation / by Mason Willrich ; The attitude of the world community toward the ABM / by Arthur J. Goldberg. --
VI. Appendix. Glossary ; Chronology ; Basic documents in the debate ; Some effects of nuclear weapons ; Technical notes.
|Series Title:||Signet broadside, 7.|
|Other Titles:||A.B.M. :|
|Responsibility:||editors: Abram Chayes [and] Jerome B. Wiesner ; introd.: Edward M. Kennedy ; contributors: Hans A. Bethe [and others].|