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Social defence and Soviet military power

Alex Peter Schmid

Social defence and Soviet military power

an inquiry into the relevance of an alternative defence concept : report

by Alex Peter Schmid

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Published by Center for the Study of Social Conflict (C.O.M.T.), State University of Leiden in Leiden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Netherlands,
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Zonneveld, L.,
    • Projektgroep Sociale Verdediging (Netherlands),
    • Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden. Centrum voor Onderzoek van Maatschappelijke Tegenstellingen.,
    • Passive resistance.,
    • Nonviolence.,
    • Civil defense.,
    • World politics -- 1945-1989.,
    • Netherlands -- Defenses.,
    • Soviet Union -- Military relations -- Foreign countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared for the Project Group Social Defence by Alex P. Schmid, in collaboration with E. Berends and L. Zonneveld.
      ContributionsBerends, Ellen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA730 .S46 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 469 p. ;
      Number of Pages469
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2293550M
      ISBN 109034607380
      LC Control Number86163572
      OCLC/WorldCa14905111

      @article{osti_, title = {US-Soviet military balance }, author = {Collins, J M}, abstractNote = {An analysis is presented of the Reagan defense buildup. Contents (partial): Postures and Policies in Perspective: Military balance, Amended patterns of military competition.   Lorenz M. Lüthi is associate professor at McGill University and a leading historian of the Cold War. His first book, The Sino-Soviet Split: Cold War in the Communist World, won the Furniss Award and the Marshall Shulman Book second book, Cold Wars: Asia, the Middle East, Europe, was published in March and presents a re-evaluation of the Cold War from multiple .

      Pentagon's new book of Soviet military might Septem So writes Defense Secretary Caspar W. Weinberger in a booklet issued by the Defense Department entitled "Soviet Military Power.". 1 day ago  In the years since the fall of the Soviet Union in , an era that Yale SOM strategy expert Paul Bracken calls the second nuclear age, the world has become multipolar, with a growing number of nuclear powers, including Pakistan, North Korea, India, and Israel, joining Russia, China, and the United States and its Cold War allies the UK and France.

      Soviet Military Power edition data. For the origin of the data see: John A. Roberts, The Validity of Soviet Military Power, AD-A,   The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) today released “Russia Military Power,” a report that examines the core capabilities of the resurgent Russian military. It is the first in a series of unclassified military power assessments on major threats facing the United States.


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Social Defence and Soviet Military Power is the result. Its conclusion is that social defence would not be a viable method to oppose a Soviet invasion, the threat considered most likely in Western Europe. The main author Alex Schmid does see social defence as a possible addition to military defence.

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