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War and the Soviet Union
War and the Soviet Union
By H. S. Dinerstein
Praeger, 1959, 268 pp

A lengthy discussion of the impact of nuclear weapons on Soviet military and political strategy in the post-Stalin era. The author, a staff member of the RAND Corporation, maintains the thesis--which has been debated by other specialists--that their current strategy is that of "pre-emptive war"--a strategy arrived at in the course of sharp political debate.