1st Edition

Soviet Allies The Warsaw Pact And The Issue Of Reliability

By Daniel N Nelson Copyright 1985
    273 Pages
    by Routledge

    288 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book provides empirical guidance for Western assessments of WTO "reliability". It analyzes the changing Warsaw Pact alliance structure, the relationship of East European military establishments to the USSR, and the interplay of Soviet and East European security concerns.

    Preface -- Conceptual and Systemic Perspectives -- The Measurement of East European WTO "Reliability" -- The Warsaw Treaty Organization's Third Decade: Systemic Transformations -- The Political Administrations of the Warsaw Pact and the Reliability of the East-Bloc Armed Forces -- Country Studies -- Bulgaria -- Warsaw Pact Reliability: The Czechoslovak People's Army (CLA) -- German Democratic Republic -- Hungary -- Martial Law and the Reliability of the Polish Military -- Romania -- Conclusion


    Daniel N. Nelson