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Political Control of the Soviet Armed Forces: A Conflict of Interests
Political Control of the Soviet Armed Forces: A Conflict of Interests
By Michael J. Deane
Crane, Russak, 1977, 270 pp.

In analyzing the role of the Main Political Administration (MPA) in the Soviet military, the author uses an "interest group" approach and stresses the continuing problem the Party has had in asserting its control, partly because the MPA has tended to side with the military.