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An overview of the Soviet threat

Frederick M. Sallagar

An overview of the Soviet threat

by Frederick M. Sallagar

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
    • United States -- Military policy.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1975-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrederick M. Sallagar.
      Series[Report] - Rand Corporation ; R-2580-AF
      ContributionsUnited States. Air Force.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAS36 .R3 R-2580, E183.8.R9 .R3 R-2580
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 32 p. ;
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4099367M
      ISBN 100833002198
      LC Control Number80013741
      OCLC/WorldCa6196591

      The author examines the Soviet policy of "peaceful coexistence" against the backdrop of the Soviet military buildup over the past 15 years, and offers an alternative hypothesis for the source of war. He argues that the changing military balance has allowed the Soviet Union to adopt a policy designed to undermine the strategic position of the. Soviet threat. New York: Academy of Political Science, (OCoLC) Online version: Soviet threat. New York: Academy of Political Science, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Grayson L Kirk; Nils H Wessell.

      Buy a cheap copy of The Soviet Estimate book by John Prados. Free shipping over $ Buy a cheap copy of The Soviet Estimate book by John Prados. Free shipping over $ Skip to content. Book Overview. The Description for this book, The Soviet Estimate: U.S. Intelligence Analysis and Soviet Strategic Forces, will be forthcoming.   Washington, D.C., November 5, – Beginning in , the KGB’s “main objective” became “not to miss the military preparations of the enemy, its preparations for a nuclear strike, and not to miss the real risk of the outbreak of war,” according to the text of a previously secret speech by then-KGB Chairman Yuri Andropov found in the Ukrainian KGB .

      It is in many ways a sombre book, but if this is the case it is because both the facts of the present and the prospects for the future bear that hue. Since the end of World War II, there has been much speculation about the real nature of the threat posed by the Soviet Union as the center of the world Communist movement.   In , in the wake of George W Bush's catastrophic blunders in Iraq and Afghanistan, Fukuyama repudiated neoconservatism in a book titled America at the Crossroads. In order to keep his end-of.


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Cockburn's book The Threat attempts to shatter the myth of Soviet military invincibility. His theme is a simple An overview of the Soviet threat book Soviet military power has been vastly exaggerated and inflated by the Pentagon in order to justify new and unnecessary U.S.

weapons. Get this from a library. An overview of the Soviet threat. [Frederick M Sallagar; Rand Corporation.; Project Air Force (U.S.); United States. Air Force.] -- Current U.S. strategic planning rests on an assumption that the most likely cause of a major war with the Soviet Union would be a Soviet military attack on the United States or its European allies.

This book is now dated as it describes the Soviet army but still has relevance today particularly in cutting through the hype surrounding military technology and in letting the reader understand just how modern Russian forces operate and how Western military procurement is based on a flawed reality of their by: The President contacts the Premier of the Soviet Union, identified in the book as Nikita Khrushchev, and offers assistance in attacking the group.

The Soviets decline at first; however, they soon decide to accept it. At SAC headquarters, a fight breaks out over the very idea of working with the Soviets to shoot down their own : Political thriller. Soviet Union Books Showing of 1, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Paperback) by.

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Weekly Summary, 6 May Soviet Union: German Objectives. Soviet and Tudeh activities in Iran in the years prior to Mossadegh’s appoint-ment as prime minister in April It then examines U.S. perceptions of the Communist threat first during the early part of Mossadegh’s tenure, when his popularity and broad coalition seemed to provide an effective barrier to Com.

The Structure of Soviet History: Essays and Documents by Ronald Grigor Suny. Soviet Politics by Mary McAuley. Red Nations: The Nationalities Experience in and after the USSR by Dr Jeremy Smith. Now, you may also want to read most of what Solzhenitsyn wrote.

Not as historical research, most of his stuff is romanticized or novelized. The best description of this book comes from renowned US journalist Dave Lindorff: Ron Ridenour, a veteran journalist and author, former member of the US Communist Party, dedicated anti-war activi The Russian Peace Threat - Read book online.

Overview The book was commissioned by Stalin in Regarding the motives for compiling it, Robert Service quoted a Bolshevik official who said there was a need for a book which "instead of the Bible" would "give a rigorous answer [ ] [t]o the many important questions". The major question in this area is whether the Soviet Union is a threat to the United States or whether it lacks both the will and the capacity to challenge America.

To find answers to this question, an analysis of the military and naval strength of the two great powers is important. The meeting brought together participants in the Cuban missile crisis from the former Soviet Union, Cuba, and the U.S. to discuss its causes and course.

This account is. NORAD and the Soviet Nuclear Threat is the history of the air defence of Canada during the Cold War era. The reader is taken into the Top Secret world of NORAD, the joint Canadian-American North American Air Defence network.

Ride along with the aircrew in their cockpit as they fight an electronic joust in the skies. For textbooks about the history of the Soviet Union in general, I suggest The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Economy (Hanson), and Economic History of the USSR (Nove). This book is divided into two sections.

Section One is dedicated to the (in Marxist parlance) “base” of the USSR: its productive apparatus. The authors concluded that the Soviet threat would soon be greatly augmented by the addition of more weapons, including nuclear weapons, to the Soviet arsenal. They argued that the best course of action was to respond in kind with a massive build-up.

Account overview Profile Emails & marketing Settings The Soviet threat was a myth and is writing a book about the cold war. A longer version of this article appears in the current issue of. Despite deep-seated mistrust and hostility between the Soviet Union and the Western democracies, Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union in June created an instant alliance between the Soviets and the two greatest powers in what the Soviet leaders had long called the "imperialist camp": Britain and the United States.

The Last Empire, by Serhii Plokhy, is a comprehensive and detailed account of the last few months of the Soviet Union.

It starts with the August Coup and ends with Gorbachev's resignation in December. The book focuses on the Bush, Kravchuk /5(83). Summary Overview Rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union for control over the postwar world emerged before World War II had even ended.

U.S. presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S Truman and Soviet premier Joseph Stalin never really trusted one another, even while working together to defeat the Nazis.

At the same time every "respectable" writer and talking head was pumping up the Soviet threat, this was one of the few books that saw how weak the country was and how the west overestimated their adversary in ways that foreshadowed the "Iraq has WMD's" debate by decades.

What ever the flaw, the man was right. That has to count for something. The past year has prompted a predictable flurry of Soviet-themed activity to mark the th anniversary of the October Revolution.

We've seen talks, thinkpieces, debates, articles, exhibitions and.Collapse of the Soviet Union - Collapse of the Soviet Union - The end of Soviet communism: The collapse of the coup led to the demise of Soviet communism, but the CPSU’s influence had been dwindling since at least the beginning of Gorbachev’s reform regime in The coup’s failure simply punctuated this decline by showcasing the hollow threat that the once-dominant Soviet.

If you know of an imminent threat to a location inside the U.S., immediately contact your local law enforcement or FBI Field Office.

For threats outside the U.S., contact CIA or go to a U.S. Embassy or Consulate and ask for the information to be passed to a U.S. official.

Please know, CIA does not engage in law enforcement.