Soviet Military Policy: An International Security Reader

Soviet military policy has been one of the most important and perplexing issues confronting the United States since 1945. 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, nuclear weapons, conventional forces, and force and Soviet diplomacy.Contributors: Jack Snyder, Franklyn Griffiths, ,Stephen M. Meyer, Raymond L. Garthoff, Fritz W. Ermarth, Dimitri K. Simes, Donald MacKenzie, Matthew A Evangelista, and Richard Ned Lebow.Sean M. Lynn-Jones is the managing editor of International Security, where Steven E. Miller is also an editor. Stephen Van Evera is an Adjunct Fellow at the Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University.