Soviet Prospects in the Developing World: Implications for US Policy
This chapter summarises the limitations of Soviet power, discussed in detail in the preceding chapters, and how they generate incentives for a Thermidor in the superpower conflict in the developing world. A respite, if extended, could conceivably moderate the inclinations of the superpowers to intervene militarily abroad and lead to a redefinition of their struggle from one characterized principally by force and threats to one driven primarily by political and soci-econo-mic competition.
KeywordsWorld Society Military Power Military Assistance Soviet Power Communist Bloc
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