March 03, 1967
RESEARCH MEMORANDUM REU-14 FROM THOMAS L. HUGHES TO THE SECRETARY, 'HOW MAJOR NATO COUNTRIES VIEW THE PROSPECT OF AN ABM DEPLOYMENT'
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get citationDespite new information that the Soviet Union was deploying anti-ballistic missile defenses around Moscow, the United States had not yet decided to deploy its own ABM defenses (although a decision would be made later in the year) and there was some hope that U.S.-Soviet talks would prevent an ABM race. If, however, talks failed, some NATO allies worried about the “adverse consequences” of an ABM race, especially whether having an ABM system might incline Washington toward risk taking."Research Memorandum REU-14 from Thomas L. Hughes to the Secretary, 'How Major NATO Countries View the Prospect of an ABM Deployment'," March 03, 1967, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, RG 59, Entry UD-UP 137, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Reports Coordination and Review Staff, Research Memoranda, 1966-1967, box 175, REU-14-RM https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/134066