This book reveals the painful process by which Soviet policy makers came to accept the failure of Leninism and to forge an alternative ideology dubbed 'new thinking'. It assesses the influence of new thinking and other streams of thought on post-Soviet foreign policy and behavior.
1. A Revolution of Ideas 2. Challenging Lenin 3. New Thinking: A New Ideology 4. The Resistance to Giving up Lenin 5. The New Great-Power Thinking 6. The Third World 7. Europe 8. Universalism, New Thinking, and the New World Order