Arms Control in Asia by Gerald Segal (eds.)

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223, 7 July 1983. 65. International Herald Tribune, 15 Aug. 1985. 66. Jane's Defence Weekly, 25 Jan. 1986. 67. For a discussion of this approach see John H. Barton and Ryukichi, Imai (eds), Arms Control II: a New Approach to International Security (Cambridge, 1981). 3 Arms Control and SinoSoviet Relations Gerald Segal Arms control is difficult to achieve in an immature relationship. As Sino-Soviet relations mature after a childhood friendship and teenage enmity, arms control is gradually becoming a more viable option.

11, Nov. 1984. 31. L. Freedman, 'Strategic Arms Control at Sea', Naval Forces, no. III/1985, vol. VI, pp. 30-6. 32. Michael Nacht, 'The Bad, the Dull, and the Empty: Multilateral Arms Control and the Soviet Union' in Edward Luck (ed). Arms Control: the Multilateral Alternative (New York, 1983) pp. 108-9. 33. This phrase has been inspired by Chalmer Johnson, 'East Asia: Another Year of Living Dangerously', Foreign Affairs, vol. 62, no. 3, 1983, PV· 721-45. 34. Johan J. Holst, 'Confidence-Building Measures: a Conceptual Framework', Survival, vol.

7 For example, in most of the post-Mao period when Soviet SS-20s were deployed against China, Beijing remained silent about whether they posed a threat to China. At the same time Beijing argued that they posed a serious threat to NAT0. 8 But in May 1983 China broke its official silence and cited the SS-20 as a threat to China, 9 and added the SS-20 to the list of Soviet military power threatening China that should be limited in a Sino-Soviet arms control agreement. 10 In mid-1983, the Soviet Union responded to the Chinese anxiety about SS-20s.

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