TITLE

The Protracted Conflict

AUTHOR(S)
Crozier, Brian
PUB. DATE
November 1979
SOURCE
National Review;11/23/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 47, p1481
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the Carter Administration's military policies and compares them with the Soviet Union's global view of military strategy. The author laments the fact that the U.S. does not, or no longer does, take a global approach to military strategy like the Russians. The U.S. also takes a piece-meal appraisal of strategic imperatives and opportunities in Latin America, while the Soviet Union assesses its strategies in the region as a whole.
ACCESSION #
6073051

 

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