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Gorbachev's Reforms: U.S. And Japanese Assessments
Gorbachev's Reforms: U.S. And Japanese Assessments
Edited by Peter Juviler and Hiroshi Kimura
Aldine de Gruyter, 1988, 178 pp

By this time there is not much new thinking in the outside world about the "new thinking" in the U.S.S.R. The possibilities and the limits of reform have all been discussed and events will have the last say. This volume, nonetheless, should not be overlooked. It covers both the domestic scene and foreign policy and offers the views of both Japanese and American experts; they do not, incidentally, differ significantly in their estimates.