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Reference FCO 82/459
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Defence policy of USA (1974)
Description Report on US reactions to the US/Soviet joint statement on SALT following the Vladivostok summit. Analysis of the US Defence Budget: Defense appropriations bill for the fiscal year of 1975. Highlights from a press conference by US Secretary of Defense James R Schlesinger on State and Defense Department cooperation and US Forces in Europe. Background information on the urgency of SALT and the US seeking, military aid to Turkey, Vietnam, Chile and the CIA, Strategic Forces, Defense budget and overall inflation. Background information by Dr. Fred C. Ikle, director of US Arms control and disarmament agency speaking on Nuclear proliferation.
Date 1974
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United States, Soviet Union
Places Africa; Alaska; Asia; Australia; Britain; Canada; Chile; China; Cyprus; Diego Garcia; Eastern Europe; Europe; France; Geneva; Germany; Greece; Hanoi; India; Israel; Italy; Japan; Korea; Mediterranean; Micronesia; Middle East; Netherlands; Okinawa; Pakistan; Persian Gulf; Russia; South East Asia; South Vietnam; Soviet Union; Suez Canal; Thailand; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Brezhnev, Leonid; Callaghan, James; Ikle, Fred C; Johnson, Alexis; Kennedy, Edward Moore; Kissinger, Henry; Mansfield, Mike; Ramsbotham, Sir Peter; Schlesinger, James; Wiggin, Charles D; Wilson, Harold
Topics Aid; Arab; Armed services; Arms; Atomic Energy Commission; Balance of Payments; British Defence Policy; British Embassy; Burden sharing; CIA (Central Intelligence Agency); Coal; Communist; Congress; Defence; Democratic Party; Demonstrations; Department of Defense; Department of State; Detente; Disarmament; Draft; Economy; Elections; Energy; Environment; European Security; foreign policy; Health; Inflation; Isolationism; Japanese; Ministry of Defence; Multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle (MIRV); Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Payments; Pentagon; Race; State Department; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Strikes; Terrorism; Trade; Treasury; Troop withdrawal; troops; Unemployment; United Nations; United States Navy; Vice President; Vietnam War; Warsaw Pact; Watergate; withdrawal; World Food Conference
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