This volume incorporates the talks delivered at a conference on 11 Arms Control and the New Middle East Security Environment, 11 held in Ginosar (Israel) in January 1992. The conference was organized within the framework of the Project on Security and Arms Control in the Middle East conducted by Tel Aviv University's Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies. Some 28 scholars from eight different countries, together with some 30 Israelis, took part in the conference deliberations.
Table of Contents
Introduction -- Arms Races and War In the Middle East -- Current Trends Arms Sales in the Middle East -- Military Lessons of the Gulf War-Implications for Middle East Arms Control -- Arab and Israeli Threat Perceptions -- The Threat Perception of the Arab States -- Evaluating the Threat to Israel in an Era of Change -- The Prospects for Arms Control In the Middle East -- Prospects for Middle East Arms Control in the Aftermath of the Gulf War -- Military Spending and Economic Development in the Middle East -- Proliferation and Arms Control in the Middle East: A French Perspective -- The Experience of Other Regimes -- CFE as a Model for Arms Control in the Middle East -- The Architecture and Dynamics of The Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) -- The Strategic Situation and the Prospects for Confidence Building on the Indian Subcontinent -- US Non-Proliferation Policy -- The Bush Administration's Arms Control Agenda for the Middle East -- International Defense Business and Restraint of Conventional Arms Transfers to the Middle East -- Controlling the Proliferation of Missiles -- America's Non-Proliferation Policy: A Congressional Perspective -- The Nuclear Agenda: The Middle East in Global Perpective -- Concluding Remarks