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Soviet military policy

Raymond L. Garthoff

Soviet military policy

a historical analysis

by Raymond L. Garthoff

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
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  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Raymond L. Garthoff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA770 .G295 1966a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 276 p.
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6016621M
      ISBN 100571067883
      LC Control Number66074540
      OCLC/WorldCa2680441

      The perennial problems that attend the relations of Soviet leaders with their own military remain: maintaining political control over the armed forces in times of crisis, meshing industrial and military planning, and balancing their traditional reluctance to grant the military an influential voice in policy formulation against their growing. general, Soviet military policy will continue to beonlyariety of strategic, historical, technical, economicfactors, but also by differing views about the relativeof these factors, and shifting compromises among thesea result, we believe that the numerous aspects of this policyalways be wholly consistent with each other, and that forceand future.

      At the end of the USA recognised the Soviet Union. This did not change Soviet foreign policy but became significant once the Soviet volte-face had taken place in Soviet debt repudiation and confiscation had soured relations between America and the USSR. Even worse was the issue of propaganda inside the US.5/5.   When Brown began his tenure in January , he and his staff confronted an array of national security and international policy concerns, especially the Warsaw Pact’s conventional and nuclear theater forces superiority over NATO and the Soviet threat to U.S. land-based missiles.

      In the mids, a prominent component of Russian foreign policy was recovery of military and economic influence in as many CIS nations as possible. Along Russia's southern borders, post-independence instability offered opportunities to retain a military presence in the name of "peacekeeping" among warring factions or nations. TM , Handbook on USSR Military Forces, was “published in installments to expidite dissemination to the field.” TM , Chapter II, 15 May , “Personnel Administration,” contains a thorough exploration of the Soviet military personnel system. This chapter was originally classified “Confidential” and later remarked.


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If you enjoy military history, you should definitely get this book. The Soviet Union was one of the pre-eminent military powers of the 20th century, and this compendium of essays by military scholars explains how a rag-tag would-be world power that collapsed in disarray during World War I, first fought a complex civil war for five years, then built a military force capable of defeating the /5(5).

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@article{osti_, title = {Soviet military doctrine and Western security policy}, author = {Flynn, G.}, abstractNote = {The late s and early s witnessed an unprecedented polarization of Western political and analytical opinion about the Soviet military and how policy should adapt to the emergence of parity between the superpowers.

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The greatest Soviet military presence was in East Germany, Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis; ISBN This book presents an overview of all the Warsaw Pact armed forces as well as a section on Soviet strategy, a model land campaign which the Soviet Union could have conducted against NATO, a section on vehicles, Headquarters: Ministry of Defence, Khamovniki District.

So, if you want a handy summary of Russian/ex-Soviet military propaganda, ('We're great, anything bad that happened was Stalin's fault, we love peace, etc.'), this is a fine book. But if you're not prepared to accept Russian/ex-Soviet claims on the basis of blind faith, find yourself another author.4/5(2).

The Soviet Union's military developments and the size of its armed forces strongly influence Western assumptions about Soviet foreign policy. The author shows how the need to plan for the contingency of world war has shaped Soviet policy, resulting in a force structure often perceived as far in excess of legitimate defense needs.

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The focus is on the military-technical aspects of doctrine, which is the responsibility of. Armed revolution and civil war gave birth to the Soviet Union, world War II propelled it to global pre-eminence, and the Cold War contributed to the Soviet Union's demise. Given Marxism-Leninism's idological preoccupation with war and threats of war, it is understandable that the spectre of war should play a vital role in the life and fate of the Soviet state.5/5(1).

Soviet military policy has been one of the most important and perplexing issues confronting the United States since Mikhail Gorbachev's foreign policy innovations have focused renewed attention on these vital questions.

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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.

The Andropov speech, Politburo-level warnings about the war risks from NATO exercises in the fall ofand other previously secret Soviet documents and declassified U.S. sources included in today’s posting, confirm that ranking members of Soviet intelligence, military, and the Politburo, to varying degrees, were fearful of a Western first.

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