The Center's Arms Control project has consistently sought its focus in the intersections between arms control and foreign policy, broadly conceived. The topic in question, combining as it does the Center's long-term concern for Soviet affairs with an obviously crucial aspect of the quest for moderation in the arms race, has been one of our major preoccupations. This book represents the result of almost two years of intensive study of Soviet interests and motivation regarding disarmament and arms control, within the time frame of the historical period that now can be designated "The Khrushchev Decade."
A number of individuals contributed to this book. Working on it full time during the whole period of research were Walter C. Clemens, Jr. and Franklyn Griffiths; contributing on a part-time basis were Fritz Ermarth, John Hoagland, Peter Kenez, Paul Marantz, and Joseph L. Nogee. Valuable advice was given by Franklyn D. Holzman, Herbert Levine, and Marshall Shulman.
Walter Clemens prepared the initial detailed analytical design for the study. He also conducted research on the negotiations and diplomatic aspects, and in addition was principally responsible for coordinating the work of the other contribu-