Those critics who argue that the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) will divide the Atlantic alliance, frequently cite the French Government's opposition as evidence. The French view of SDI, however, is neither simple nor monolithic.
Froman, Michael B.; Gardner, Anthony L.; and Mixer, Scott R.
"France and SDI,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 40
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