The political implications of Soviet military power

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World politics -- 1945-1989 -- Congresses., Soviet Union -- Military policy -- Congresses., Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Congre

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Statementedited by Lawrence L. Whetten.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsWhetten, Lawrence L.
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LC ClassificationsUA770 .P66 1977b
The Physical Object
Pagination[3], iii, 183 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL4607611M
ISBN 100844809101
LC Control Number77371002

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: [3], iii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Bilateralism and the political unity of Soviet military power / Lawrence L.

Whetten --Soviet foreign and defense policy: a global view / Malcolm Mackintosh --Europe's economic vulnerability and political weakness: implications for the west / Andrew J. Pierre. The political implications of Soviet military power [Lawrence L.

Whetten] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The political implications of Soviet military powerFormat: Hardcover. Bilateralism and the political utility of Soviet military power / Lawrence L. Whetten --Soviet foreign and defense policy: a global view / Malcolm Mackintosh --Europe's economic vulnerability and political weakness: implications for the West / Andrew J.

Pierre --Western Europe as a constraint on Soviet power / Pierre Hassner --Ostpolitik and. A companion volume to The Future of Soviet Military Power (noted in Foreign Affairs, April ), this is an unusually good selection of essays by European and American experts.

The international political context of Soviet military power is emphasized even more than the title implies. This study focuses on the political and strategic implications of the presence in the Indian Ocean of the United States and the Soviet Union.

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The author examines the geopolitics of the region in historical perspective and describes the evolution of U.S. and Soviet strategy in the Indian Ocean. The central theme of the book is that the naval deployments of the superpowers should be seen in the.

Malcolm Mackintosh, ‘Soviet Foreign and Defense Policy: A Global View’, in Lawrence L. Whetten (ed.), The Political Implications of Soviet Military Power, (London: Author: Paul Dibb.

“The Collapse of the Soviet Military is a marvelous tombstone of a book. Set over the grave not only of the Soviet military, but of the Soviet empire, it is about much more than missiles and tanks.

Here, the failure of a system of government is examined through a military prism, and it is high drama.”—Ralph Peters, Washington Monthly. Assessing developments in Russian Great Power thinking, military capabilities, Russian strategic thought and views on the use of force throughout the post-Soviet era, the book shows that, rather than signifying a sudden Russian military resurgence, recent developments are consistent with longstanding trends in Russian military strategy and Cited by: 1.

This book aims to document from basic Soviet sources the development of Soviet military doctrine and its impact upon the Soviet Armed Forces. It examines the content of Soviet military doctrine and focuses on Soviet military doctrine as it passed through the short regimes of Andropov and Chernenko.

Russian military reform: Institutional, political and security implications Article (PDF Available) in Defense and Security Analysis 29(4) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'. amid acute Sino-Soviet military tension and forecasts of war.

The successful opening established a new framework for analyzing relations between the United States, China, and the Soviet Union.

This so-called great-power triangle became a focal point of U.S. efforts to sustain an advantageous position in relations with Beijing and Moscow.

3File Size: KB. Many of the conciliatory themes of "new thinking" related to military topics because it was essential to the Soviet Union to severely curtail the military competition with the West if they could not win it, in order to deny the West an advantage in this area.

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CHINA’S EMERGING POWER AND MILITARY ROLE: IMPLICATIONS FOR SOUTH ASIA Sujit Dutta The growth in China's overall national power, including its military capabilities, and how China's leaders will employ this power will have far reaching implications for Asia and the world. China is not only the largest state in the world in terms ofFile Size: 87KB.

Another book and DVD set from the same series, The Warsaw Pact, Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation, and Mutual Assistance: Soviet-East European Military Relations in Historical Perspective; Sources and Reassessments (Book and DVD), is a collection of hundreds of recently declassified documents designed to take stock of where we are twenty years.

After setting out the political implications of restraint as a guiding principle, Posen sketches the appropriate military forces and posture that would support such a strategy. He works with a deliberately constrained notion of grand strategy and, even more important, of national security (which he defines as including sovereignty, territorial.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. [This analysis was written for the Unz Review] For those interested in the military implications of the recent revelations by Vladimir Putin about new Russian weapon systems I would recommend the excellent article entitled “The Implications of Russia’s New Weapon Systems” by Andrei Martyanov who offers a superb analysis of what these new weapons mean for the USA and, especially, the US Navy.

Debate and concern about the growth of Soviet military power has increased measurably since these essays were first drafted two years ago.

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Timely, therefore, and also comprehensive in dealing with most aspects of the subject. To be followed by a companion piece on the political implications of the increase in Moscow's military might. The Soviet meaning of military doctrine was much different from U.S.

military usage of the term. Soviet Minister of Defence Marshal Grechko defined it in as 'a system of views on the nature of war and methods of waging it, and on the preparation of the country and army for war, officially adopted in a given state and its armed forces Headquarters: Ministry of Defence, Khamovniki District.

‘The United States, the Soviet Union and the Geopolitical Implications of the Origins of the Cold War, –’ starts by examining the manner in which great power management has served as an instrument of the process of re-institutionalization, with special emphasis on the geopolitical elements that underpinned the intervention of the.

Dramatic changes under way in the Soviet union and the world have significant implications for American security policy. Soviet expert Raymond L. Garthoff makes use of unique, newly available material—including a complete file of the confidential Soviet General Staff journal—to illuminate the development of Soviet military thinking.

In Part I, the writer traces the historical evolution of Russian amphibious forces. The birth of the Russian Naval Infantry is described, along with important subsequent developments leading to the Russian Revolution and World War II.

Part II scrutinizes the Naval Infantry during World War II and. 'The United States, the Soviet Union and the Geopolitical Implications of the Origins of the Cold War, ' starts by examining the manner in which great power management has served as an instrument of the process of re-institutionalization, with special emphasis on the geopolitical elements that underpinned the intervention of the.

The record of history, Hans J. Morgenthau suggests, is not to be read as a handbook of simple and unmistakable instructions for present and future policy; those who have come out of World War II with no more than a few absolute catchwords—“no appeasement” (meaning no negotiations) or “no provocation” (meaning no display of strength or threat of military action)—may be courting.

Is Science Political. from Boston Review. Many take the separation between science and politics for granted, but this view of science has its own political history: it was developed, in part, as an anti-communist tool of the Cold War. Are you in search for resources about Russia & the Soviet Union.

These Federal publications explore the complex history of the relations between the United States and today's Russian Federation and the former Soviet Union.

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You will find historical diplomatic negotiation resources, defense military strategy, and books relating to the Cold War, and other conflicts. The Military Balance: A Political-Military Assessment. NATO and Russian officials responsible for the security of their countries must, of necessity, base policies, plans, programs, postures, and resource commitments on estimates of the other side’s military capabilities.

Assessing developments in Russian Great Power thinking, military capabilities, Russian strategic thought and views on the use of force throughout the post-Soviet era, the book shows that, rather than signifying a sudden Russian military resurgence, recent developments are consistent with longstanding trends in Russian military strategy and Author: Bettina Renz.

The buildup, boom, and bust pattern results from the way political institutions and financial power shape America's response to military challenges: political institutions transform increased military spending into budget deficits, and financial power enables the United States to finance these deficits by borrowing cheaply from the rest of the Cited by: 4.

The Soviet Union’s Demise. military and political power on a global scale. What began in with Europe smashing its way into the world Today inwith 20 years of hindsight sincethe geopolitical implications of the Soviet Union’s demise are also now understandable.

It. Constructivist Implications of Material Power: Military Engagement and the Socialization of States, – Carol Atkinson. Social and professional interaction of military and political elites may lead to the acceptance of new ideas by individuals who wield policy-making influence and thus contribute to the development of new Cited by: The United States, argues Barry R.

Posen, has grown incapable of moderating its foreign policy ambitions. Since the collapse of Soviet power, it has pursued a grand strategy that has tended to.