Cold War

  • US and Soviet Union sign a biological weapns ban treaty

    first multilateral disarmament treaty banning the production of an entire category of weapons
  • Nixon and Brezhnev sign SALT I treaty

    SALT: strategic army limitations talks was the agreement that signaled the beginning of dentene between the Soviets and US
  • SALT II treaty

    SALT II treaty
    SALT II treaty is agreed on by Jimmy Carter and Brezhnev, which limits each country to 24 hundred nuclear arms launchers.
  • Reagan proposes the Strategic Defence Initiative

    SDI was to use ground and space bases systems to protect US from attacks by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles