He also discusses Operation Pocket Money, the aerial bombing of Haiphong Harbor conducted during negotiations with the Soviets for strategic arms limitations, as Nixon's political gamble against Moscow's casual but politically significant potential for withdrawal from the negotiations.
What does SAL stand for?
SAL stands for Strategic Arms Limitation
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Unlike previous arms control agreements between the two Cold War superpowers such as the 1972 Strategic Arms Limitation treaty (SALT), which only restricted the future production of new delivery vehicles, START provided for the reduction of existing deployed warheads.
Author: Gwynne Dyer IT WAS a Republican president, Richard Nixon, who signed the first Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty, SALT, with the old Soviet Union in 1972.
effort that led to the first strategic arms limitation agreement with Moscow two years later.
The Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty committed both sides to a limit of 2,400 missile launchers.
If a far-reaching new Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty is agreed between the two leading nuclear powers and they press ahead with further deep cuts in their stockpiles, at some point the other declared nuclear states will have to become involved in the process.