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A focused comparison of Soviet and American National interests in Southwest Asia

John M. Jr O"Sullivan

A focused comparison of Soviet and American National interests in Southwest Asia

by John M. Jr O"Sullivan

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Written in English

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  • National security affairs

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    Pagination203 p.
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25513684M

    A National Security Strategy for a New Century (NATO) and bilateral (East Asia-Pacific and Southwest Asia) frameworks within which those contributions are made. and are a tangible expression of vital American interests in Asia, and of U.S. will and capability to defend those interests in concert with our allies. - For students. By students. Brainly is the place to learn. The world’s largest social learning network for students.

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A focused comparison of Soviet and American National interests in Southwest Asia by John M. Jr O"Sullivan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Southwest Asian region provides an interesting environment to apply this paradigm because of the significant challenges to both Soviet and American positions in light of the Iranian Revolution and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

This analysis concludes with a brief comparison of American and Soviet interests in the region. Get this from a library. Soviet-American relations in Asia, [Russell D Buhite] -- Based on recently released documents Buhite focuses on those parts of Asia that became objects of Soviet-American competition.

He portrays the Soviet Union as. of East Asia or the Indian subcontinent, but clear definitions become murky at the extremes of the vast part of Asia that falls within the Soviet Union.

In the Caucasus Mountains of Southwest Asia, for example, the ancient Georgian nation straddles a traditional but still vaguely defined border between Europe and Asia. -Southwest Asia (the Soviet Southern TMO), against the Persian Gulf countries, eastern Turkey, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and US forces in the area.

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47 Southwest Asia Analytic Center, ‘The Soviets and the Tribes’. The author surveys Soviet-American relations in retrospect. Then the period of detente is examined. A discussion of Soviet foreign policy and defense strategy in transition includes sections on the new balance of power with the United States, the China factor, and the more aggressive Soviet course from Angola to Afghanistan.

(Note for Jacket--see Marketing File-so/10/26]The vast, politically turbulent region encompassing the Indian Ocean, the Persian Gulf, forty-two littoral states, and one third of the world's population is one of the most potentially explosive theaters of superpower rivalry.

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policy planners maintained that a coherent policy for Southwest Asia crystallized only with increasing concern about the Soviet threat and the predominant conceptual framework of East versus West. 39 Anticommunism evoked the image of a direct challenge to United States interests and served as justification for broader and more.