Vladimir Putin

Dewhurst, Brigadier Claude

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"The Berlin crisis cannot be considered in isolation. … It is, in fact one of the many boils--like Korea or Lebanon--attesting to the poor health of the world, arising out of East-West competition." Russia's world strategy and short-term objectives. The nature of Soviet policy. An analysis of the situation in Europe, particularly as regards Germany and Russia. Finding common ground with Russia: a reluctance to extend membership of the Atomic Club. The necessity for a dynamic and forward-thinking Western policy--"one that forces Russia to re-act for a change." A suggested fourfold policy.