This book examines the crucial role that Soviet policy toward the Third World played in Soviet efforts to influence the development of the international system in competition with the United States. It traces the evolution of Soviet policy toward the Third World.
Table of Contents
The Evolution of Soviet Policy Toward the Third World -- The Soviet Union and the National Liberation Movements -- The Role of Soviet Military and Economic Aid in the Third World Under Gorbachev -- Soviet Policy Toward the Middle East from the Invasion of Afghanistan to the Rise of Gorbachev -- Soviet Policy in Latin America Compared to Other Regions: Trends, Opportunities, and Constraints -- The Soviet Union and the War in Afghanistan -- The USSR and Sub-Saharan Africa: A Balance Sheet -- The Soviet Union and Northeast Asia -- The Future of Soviet Policy in the Third World -- Conclusion: The Soviets in the Third World
Carol R. Saivetz,