CFE : Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty
- Fact Sheet: Adapted CFE Treaty Addresses NATO and Russian Security Concerns USIA 09 December 1999 -- The adapted Treaty retains special limits on Russian forces in the flank region. This was critical for our allies, Turkey and Norway, and for Russia's neighbors, such as Georgia and Moldova, and Azerbaijan.
- Text: Clinton Statement on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaty 19 November 1999 -- President Clinton made a statement November 19 in Istanbul after signing, along with the leaders of 29 other nations, the adapted Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty during the Summit of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
- OSCE Summit Ends on Upbeat Tone By Wendy S. Ross Washington File 19 November 1999 -- The adapted treaty, signed here today by representatives of 30 independent nations, replaces the original's outdated bloc-to-bloc structure with nationally-based limits.
- BACKGROUND BRIEFING BY SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL November 2, 1999 -- Russia has declared, and everybody knows that, currently that they have exceeded the CFE levels and the flank area as a result of the operations in the North Caucasus area.
- U.S. Department of State Daily Press Briefing 08 October 1999 -- Russians have told us and other CFE treaty partners that they seek to comply with the Conventional Forces In Europe treaty but have exceeded limits in Russia for the North Caucasus region.
- ADAPTING THE CFE TREATY TO NEW REALITIES AND CHALLENGES By Craig Gordon Dunkerley USIA - U.S. Foreign Policy Agenda, September 1999 - Since its inception, "CFE (Conventional Armed Forces in Europe) has become both a process and a venue for continuous dialogue on the security concerns of its participants and, whenever possible, cooperative solutions.
- STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT March 31,1999 -- I am very pleased that yesterday negotiators from the 30 countries that are party to the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) reached an agreement setting the stage for a final adapted treaty.
- THE CFE TREATY: THE WAY FORWARD FOR CONVENTIONAL ARMS CONTROL IN EUROPE GÜLNUR AYBET PERCEPTIONS JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS March-May 1996 Volume III - Number 4 -- Once the CFE treaty was signed and the more tricky implementation stage began, at his point the centres of instability were already shifting away from Central Europe to the more distant regions of the Balkans and the Caucasus.
- The Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty: Threats From the Flank Colonel Jeffrey D. McCausland, USA AirPower Journal 1995 -- Difficulties have arisen that may imperil final implementation of the CFE accord. The most serious of these is the request by the Russian Federation to be relieved of the Article V limitation on the amount of TLE that can be located in the flank areas of their country (consisting of the Leningrad and North Caucasus military districts).
- THE CFE TREATY: A COLD WAR ANACHRONISM? Jeffrey D. McCausland, Department of National Security and Strategy, U.S. Army War College - February 15, 1995 -- The Russian Federation has protested that it must be relieved of Article V which limits Russian forces in the Leningrad and North Caucasus Military Districts (referred to as the "flanks").
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