A U.S. Agenda for the Conventional Forces Reduction Talks
Publication Date: September 1989
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Jay P. Kosminsky
Keywords: National security
If NATO plans well for the future, a CFE treaty could be the historical turning point in the West's quest to make Europe "whole and free," and immune to threats from the East. If, on the other hand, Europeans are lulled into a false complacency by CFE and allow their defenses to wither, a CFE accord ultimately will work to Moscow's advantage, no matter how skillfully Western negotiators do their job in Vienna.