Arguments and Counterarguments Concerning Defensive Defence

  • László Valki


Proposals for a defensive defence, launched by Western authors, evoke ambivalent feelings in the peace researchers working in a socialist country. In fact the first place among the components of defensive defence is: if an armed conflict breaks out in Europe, the attacker would by all means be the Warsaw Treaty. Reality might be obviously different: with a little ingenuity other scenarios can also be imagined, primarily such which would result from the escalation of a conflict outside Europe. However, I have to ignore them now, because my task is only to introduce the problems of defensive defence.


Nuclear Weapon Armed Conflict Socialist Country Weapon System Military Leader 
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© Frank Barnaby and Marlies ter Borg 1986

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  • László Valki

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