In This Review

Arms, Men, and Military Budgets: Issues for Fiscal Year 1978
Arms, Men, and Military Budgets: Issues for Fiscal Year 1978
Edited by Francis P. Hoeber and William Schneider, Jr.
Crane, Russak, 1977, 346 pp

This second annual U.S. defense budget survey by the National Strategy Information Center is a straightforward hard-line approach to the military balance. Its conclusion - the U.S. needs to increase its dangerously inadequate investment in defense - is not new, but acquires more plausibility with each year of the Soviet military buildup. An especially good condensation of Soviet conventional war doctrine is included.