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U.S. national security policy and the Soviet Union

persistent regularities and extreme contingencies

by Richard J. Stoll

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia, S.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Soviet Union,
  • Europe,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • North Atlantic Treaty Organization -- Armed Forces.,
    • National security -- United States.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.,
    • Europe -- Defenses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-256) and index.

      Other titlesUS national security policy and the Soviet Union.
      StatementRichard J. Stoll.
      SeriesStudies in international relations, Studies in international relations (Columbia, S.C.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23 .S822 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 263 p. :
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2200994M
      ISBN 100872496988, 0872496783
      LC Control Number89022629

      A new book explores the unraveling of a once-promising military alliance between the Soviet Union and the U.S. Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front: American Airmen Behind the Soviet Lines and the Collapse of the Grand Alliance. Serhii Plokhy. pp. Oxford University, $ Richard Allen, for example, deserves a lot of credit for putting a structure to Reagan’s policy of competing with the Soviet Union. As of today, Trump has cycled through four advisors.   When Strategies of Containment was first published, the Soviet Union was still a superpower, Ronald Reagan was president of the United States, and the Berlin Wall was still standing. This updated edition of Gaddis' classic carries the history of containment through the end of the Cold War. Beginning with Franklin D. Roosevelt's postwar plans, Gaddis provides a thorough critical 5/5(1).


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