Authority to Order the Use of Nuclear Weapons (U.S. U.K. France, U.S.S.R., People's Republic of China) Prepared for the Subcommittee on International Security and Scientific Affairs of ..., December 1, 1975

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1975 - 29 pages
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Page 4 - Now, therefore, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, and as President of the United States and Commander in Chief of the armed forces of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows: 1.
Page 26 - In the event of one of the High Contracting Parties being attacked by Japan or states allied with it, and thus being involved in a state of war, the other High Contracting Party will immediately render military and other assistance with all the means at its disposal.
Page 16 - When the institutions of the Republic, the independence of the nation, the integrity of its territory or the fulfillment of its international commitments are threatened in a grave and immediate manner and when the regular functioning of the constitutional governmental authorities is interrupted...
Page 18 - USSR, determination of directing principles governing the organization of the military formations of the Union Republics...
Page 18 - ... 65. The guidance of Party work in the Armed Forces is exercised by the Central Committee of the CPSU through the Chief Political Administration of the Soviet Army and Navy, which functions as a department of the CCCPSU The chiefs of the political administrations of military areas and fleets, and chiefs of the political administrations of armies must be Party members of five years' standing, and the chiefs of political departments of military formations must be Party members of three years
Page 19 - Party members of five years' standing, and the chiefs of political departments of military formations must be Party members of three years' standing. 66. The Party organizations and political bodies of the Soviet Army maintain close contact with local Party committees, and keep them informed about political work in the military units. The secretaries of military Party organizations and chiefs of political bodies participate in the work of local Party committees. IX. Party Groups in Non-Party Organizations...
Page 4 - States is authorized to designate and empower the head of any department or agency in the executive branch, or any official thereof who is required to be appointed by and with the advice and consent of the Senate...
Page 16 - Republic shall take the measures commanded by these circumstances, after official consultation with the Premier, the Presidents of the assemblies and the Constitutional Council. He shall inform the nation of these measures in a message.
Page 25 - Politico-Military Relationships in Communist China. US Department of State. Bureau of Intelligence and Research. P. 5. A study based on the "Military Papers...
Page 18 - Party organizations of the Soviet Army carry through the policy of the Party in the Armed Forces; rally servicemen around the Communist Party; educate them in the spirit of Marxism-Leninism and boundless loyalty to the socialist homeland; actively further the unity of the army and the people; work for the strengthening of...

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