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Another look at players' jibes about competition Tennis umpires in the early '80s.

The SALT 1 - 1972 and SALT 11 - 1979 meetings between USA and USSR led to some limitation of arms and paved the way among other things for World Disarmament Week 1981. Proliferation of arms on all sides was leading to concerns over world conflagration. Protocols and treaties followed in 1987, 1988, and 1991.