When there was considerable wrestling in the 1970's between East and West about the formulation and implementation of the Final Act of the Conference for Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE), particularly with respect to human rights and the regulation of contact and communications, the Soviets saw the same problem that they see today in the current conflict concerning the basing of missiles in Western Europe. It involved the security of the USSR and its political-military buffer zone. Only the substance with which "western imperialism" sought to challenge the security of the "socialist community" was different.