This volume assesses contemporary Soviet domestic and foreign policy and surveys the traditions, challenges, and contexts within which the Soviet leadership was operating. General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev is generating ferment at home and anticipation abroad about the prospects for change in Soviet policy. Western analysts can provide only an in

chapter |10 pages


The Changing Soviet Environment

part I|97 pages

Gorbachev’s Reform Efforts and Emerging Opposition

part III|45 pages

The Military Challenge