The author looks at the relationship between the United States and Norway from the Second World War through to the 1980s in a book that is solidly based on research in American, British and Norwegian archives, as well as interviews with many policymakers. In particular, Tamnes pays attention to Norway's somewhat ambivalent position of encouraging on the one hand an American commitment to the country's defence, while on the other maintaining a policy of allowing no foreign military bases or nuclear weapons on Norwegian soil.Other missions were launched from the North American Continent, passing the North Pole en route to the Barents Sea region. ... to be followed by ELINT satellites in 1962; the early-warning satellites were introduced in the early seventies. ... The technical equipment was largely financed by the United States. ... This was later confirmed in an analysis from the State Department, which dealt with the sixties: AlIn the defense field Norway ... continued to work closely with the United States inanbsp;...
|Title||:||The United States and the Cold War in the High North|
|Publisher||:||Dartmouth Publishing Group - 1991|