1st Edition

Asia in Soviet Global Strategy

Edited By

Ray S. Cline

ISBN 9780367014261
Published April 28, 2020 by Routledge

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction to Basic Soviet Geopolitics -- Nature of Soviet Global Strategy -- Awakening of Soviet Interest in Asia -- Soviet Collective Security Pacts -- Growth of Soviet Military Power in Asia -- Buildup of Soviet Naval Power in Asia -- Increase of Soviet Economic Relations in Asia -- Soviet Military Strategy in East Asia -- Political Aspect of Soviet Strategy in East Asia -- Basic Soviet Strategy Toward Japan -- Japan's Defense of Home Islands and Waters -- Soviet Strategic Objectives on the Korean Peninsula -- Development of Strategy in Sino-Soviet Relations -- Soviet Strategic Concerns in Southeast Asia -- Assessment of Soviet Priorities in Australia, New Zealand, and Oceania -- Growing Soviet Interest in South Asia -- Soviet Inroads to the Persian Gulf States -- Outlook for the Pacific Basin

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Cline, Ray S.