Some observers have characterized the current mood surrounding relations between the superpowers as moving toward "détente," while others have decried the ever-growing Soviet military might, both strategic and conventional, claiming it represents the principal threat to Western security.
Laske, Robert M.
"Soviet Strategic Thinking, 1917-1962: Some History Reexamined,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 25
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol25/iss2/5