This book, the final report of the Soviet Global Strategy Project, describes the USSR's basic approach to the many states in Asia and the Pacific Basin, including nations stretching from Japan to Australia.
1. Introduction to Basic Soviet Geopolitics 2. Nature of Soviet Global Strategy 3. Awakening of Soviet Interest in Asia 4. Soviet Collective Security Pacts 5. Growth of Soviet Military Power in Asia 6. Buildup of Soviet Naval Power in Asia 7. Increase of Soviet Economic Relations in Asia 8. Soviet Military Strategy in East Asia 9. Political Aspect of Soviet Strategy in East Asia 10. Basic Soviet Strategy Toward Japan 11. Japan's Defense of Home Islands and Waters 12. Soviet Strategic Objectives on the Korean Peninsula 13. Development of Strategy in Sino-Soviet Relations 14. Soviet Strategic Concerns in Southeast Asia 15. Assessment of Soviet Priorities in Australia, New Zealand, and Oceania 16. Growing Soviet Interest in South Asia 17. Soviet Inroads to Persian Gulf States 18. Outlook for the Pacific Basin 18.1. Part 1: The American View 18.2. Part II: The Japanese View