It is essential that American strategists understand major Soviet economic, political, and military trends and same of the effects those trends may have on Soviet policy in order that they may propose alternatives to achieve U.S. national interests and objectives. This paper examines those U.S. interests and objectives, discusses Soviet trends and offers some suggestions for offsetting disadvantages in one area with advantages in another.
Dunn, Keith A.
"Strategy, the Soviet Union and the 1980s,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 34
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol34/iss5/4