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Soviet decisionmaking for national security

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • National security -- Soviet Union -- Decision making.,
    • Soviet Union -- Defenses -- Decision making.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Jiri Valenta, William C. Potter.
      ContributionsValenta, Jiri., Potter, William C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA770 .S658 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 319 p. :
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3178788M
      ISBN 100043510639, 0043510655
      LC Control Number83021357

        The groundbreaking book by two Russian authors - the historian and journalist Vladimir Snegirev and the veteran of Soviet foreign intelligence Valery Samunin - appears today in English under the title The Dead End: The Road to Afghanistan, together with 21 key documents from the National Security Archive's collection of Soviet and U.S. secret. "Prepared for a seminar on "Soviet National Security Decision Making" cosponsored by the Network of Women in Slavic Studies and the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, May 3, ".

      The demise of the Soviet state has dramatically focused attention on the consequences of the collapse of the unified decision making system that controlled the. Britain and the Imperial Staff / Peter Nailor --General staff: theory and practice from the Tsarist to the Soviet regime / John Erickson --Soviet decision-making process for national security policy / Harriet Fass Scott --Contrasting views of the role of strategic (politico-military) doctrine: Soviet and Western approaches / Uri Ra'anan --Grinding axes: alliance politics and decisions in World War II / John P. .

      Holloway, ‘Military Power’ and Vernon Aspaturian, ‘The Stalinist Legacy in Soviet National Security Decisionmaking’ in Jiri Valenta and William C. Potter (eds), Soviet Decisionmaking for National Security (London, ) pp. 23– Google ScholarAuthor: Matthew A. Evangelista. National Security Agency Releases History of Cold War Intelligence Activities. Soviet Strategic Forces Went on Alert Three Times during September-October Because of Apprehension over Cuban Situation, Top Secret Codeword History of National Security Agency Shows. National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No.


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No Miracles: The Failure of Soviet Decision-Making in the Afghan War This book examines the Soviet decisions that led to the invasion, governed the conduct of the war, and contributed to its ultimate strategic failure.

the Politburo was the institution responsible for national security and foreign policy decision-making. However, it was. national security decision-making.

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This book identifies a group of those defectors from the Soviet elite - intelligence officers - and provides an aggregate analysis of their information to uncover Stalin’s strategic priorities and concerns, thus to open a window into Stalin’s impenetrable national security decision making.

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