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Armsrace in Europe

Leopolds J. Niilus

Armsrace in Europe

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by Leopolds J. Niilus

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Published by World Council of Churches, Commission of the Churches on International Affairs in Geneva .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWolf Graf von Baudissin... interviewed by Leopoldo J.Niilus.
SeriesBackground information -- 1980/3
ContributionsBaudissin, Wolf von, Graf., World Council of Churches. Commission of the Churches on InternationalAffairs.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13732895M

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The arms race was a “competitive acquisition of weapons by the Soviet Union and the United States.” (Boilard 1). The strategy behind the arms race was to amass more nuclear weapons than the opponent, thus enabling them to win any future nuclear war. Instead of emphasizing the naval arms race, which has been extensively studied before, Herrmann draws on documentary research in military and state archives in Germany, France, Austria, England, and Italy to show the previously unexplored effects of changes in the strength of the European .


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The arms race concept is also used in other fields. However, the discussion in this article is limited to military arms races. Examples of arms races since the early 20th century. One example of an arms race is the “dreadnought” arms race between Germany and Britain prior to World War I.

In the early 20th century, Germany as a rising power. An arms race, such as the U.S.-Soviet Cold War nuclear arms race, occurs when countries increase their military forces to gain superiority over one another.

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In Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov warned about the risk of nuclear war, as negative dynamics had been noticeable over the previous year.

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