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Soviet intentions and American options in the Middle East

Benson Lee Grayson

Soviet intentions and American options in the Middle East

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Published by National Defense University Press, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East,
  • Soviet Union,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Middle East -- Strategic aspects.,
    • Soviet Union -- Military relations -- Middle East.,
    • United States -- Military relations -- Middle East.,
    • Middle East -- Military relations -- Soviet Union.,
    • Middle East -- Military relations -- United States.,
    • Soviet Union -- Military policy.,
    • United States -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Benson Lee Grayson.
      SeriesNational security affairs monograph series ;, 82-3
      ContributionsNational Defense University.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA830 .G7 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 67 p. :
      Number of Pages67
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3142290M
      LC Control Number82603055

        The Soviet Union would steam roll the current middle east, Even before it broke up, But for arguments sake let's say Soviet Union in The majority of ME countries today use technology from that time period ie Fighter planes, Tanks, Artillery, Guns and armour. In fact a lot of it is from the USSR.   This chapter provides a comparative case study analysis of US foreign policy toward the Middle East during the Cold War by focusing on major presidential doctrines. The absence of a supranational government, possession by the Soviet Union, uncertainty of its intentions, and the need to survive dictated the aggressive reaction of the USA Author: Bledar Prifti. Abstract. This book contains eight sections, each consisting of several papers. Some of the paper titles are: On Numbing and Feeling; The Mirror Image in Soviet-American Relations; Empathizing with the Soviet Government; Decision Making in Crises; The Nature and Control of Escalation; Cognitive Perspectives on Foreign Policy; and Deterrence, the Spiral Model and Intentions of .


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