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Is Soviet defense policy becoming civilianized?

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

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil-military relations -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBenjamin S. Lambeth.
      ContributionsUnited States. Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA770 .L338 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 71 p. ;
      Number of Pages71
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1605751M
      ISBN 100833010875
      LC Control Number91142976

        In this fashion, conventional warfare will adopt many, if not necessarily all, of the characteristics of push-button warfare. War will also become more civilianized even if conventional military virtues retain their validity. Compare Bosnia and Haiti, to the Gulf, to Vietnam, and to Korea; civilians are increasingly in relative importance.


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Is Soviet Defense Policy Becoming Civilianized. Benjamin S. Lambeth The research described in this report was sponsored by the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. The research was conducted in the National Defense Research Institute, RAND's federally fund- ed research and development center sponsored by the Office of.

Title: Is Soviet Defense Policy Becoming Civilianized. Author: Benjamin S. Lambeth Subject: Since Mikhail Gorbachev assumed power inaspiring players from outside the military have sought to influence the Soviet defense decisionmaking process. Get this from a library.

Is Soviet defense policy becoming civilianized?. [Benjamin S Lambeth; United States. Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.] -- Since Mikhail Gorbachev assumed power inaspiring players from outside the military have sought to influence the Soviet defense decisionmaking process.

As a result, there has been a significant. Since Mikhail Gorbachev assumed power inaspiring players from outside the military have sought to influence the Soviet defense decisionmaking process.

As a result, there has been a significant erosion of the monopoly held by the Defense Ministry and the General Staff in formulating Soviet military programs and policy. 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.

In this timely reader, ten experts on the Soviet Union offer their perspectives on Soviet military strategy and defense policy, covering the foreign policy context. Russian military capacity remains a major consideration for global security even in the post-Soviet era.

This book assesses today's Russian military and analyzes its possible future direction. The Is Soviet defense policy becoming civilianized? book on the subject from both Russia and the West—consider not only how Russia has built its military capacity but also the policies and doctrines that have shaped Russia's.

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Is Soviet Defense Policy Becoming Civilianized. As a corrective to this critical neglect, the book is essentially the first collection on youth in cinema to have a global perspective. As such. Gorbachev's new thinking is based on the belief that military power is not the only way to national security, and that there is a link between national and mutual security.

The revolution in foreign policy thinking has been most profound at the level of policy concepts, and has been based on a realization that the real threat to the USSR comes from the weakening of the economy due to.

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