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Congress and Arms Control
Congress and Arms Control
Edited by Alan Platt and Lawrence D. Weiler
Westview Press, 1978, 227 pp.

Essays of high quality by well-chosen authors on a subject of current interest as Congress debates the SALT II agreement. In addition to strategic arms, the book includes chapters on legislative aspects of arms sales and nonproliferation. There is also thoughtful consideratio of the importance of making adequate staff and analytical resources available to the Congress as well as discussion of the powers that come with controlling congressional procedures.