Wolfe, Bertram D.
October 1962
Foreign Affairs;Oct62, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p152
The article discusses the communist ideology and foreign policy of the Soviet Union and how they have ensured the survival of the Soviet Union despite beliefs by non-communist nations and persons that the Soviet Union will not last. It asserts the ease of the Soviets in conquering their neighbours and that this is due to the imperial influence of Tzarist Russia. It notes that communism is not a monolithic ideology given the contradictory writings of communist political philosophers and that the dogmatism of communist ideology is relegated to and shaped by real events, thus leaving room for revisionism.


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