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Soviet decision-making for defense
Matthew P. Gallagher
|Series||Praeger special studies in international politics and government|
|Contributions||Spielmann, Karl F.,|
|LC Classifications||UA770 G26|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||102|
The premier treatment of the full length of the Soviet war in Afghanistan is by Artemy Kalinovsky in his book, A Long Goodbye: The Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan (Harvard, ), which both provides lessons for today’s U.S. presence and gives an excellent summary of the evidence on the Soviet decision to invade in the first place. Posts about Decisionmaking written by Russian Defense Policy. A retired colonel (probably with some firsthand experience though none is noted) used yesterday’s Komsomolskaya pravda to add to the still fairly small public body of knowledge on Soviet and Russian nuclear command and control.. Colonel Mikhail Timoshenko writes that the Soviet nuclear ‘suitcase’ was created 20 .
The United States and the Soviet Union each decided early in the period to build up the strategic air defense structure existing at the time based upon perspectives of the current and anticipated manned bomber threat. In effect, these decisions extended and reinforced earlier decisions to establish the national air defense Size: 7MB. 4. See discussion of Soviet mathematical modeling of strategic operations in Europe in the "Stockholm roundtable" (document 5), and the summary of Vitaly Tsygichko's book,Models in the System of Military-Strategic Decision Making in the USS (document 4). 5.
Essence of Decision Graham Allison and Philip Zelikow. The updated edition of Graham Allison’s work reconsiders the historical account of the Cuban Missile Crisis with new information from Soviet and American archives and post-Cold War events. In particular the character of the political leadership and the role of interest groups and bureaucratic politics are variables which interact with the political institutions to produce a decision-making process which is often operationally Author: Karen Dawisha.
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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gallagher, Matthew P. Soviet decision-making for defense. New York, Praeger Publishers .
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Gallagher, Matthew and Spiegmann Jr. This book by two former Soviet officials explains some of the Soviet decision-making in strategic arms limitation talks from the s to the end of the Soviet Union.
It is fairly easy to read. It explains the decision-making bureaucracy, and names the Cited by: SOVIET DECISION-MAKING FOR CHERNOBYL: An Analysis of System Performance and Policy Change by * William Potter At AM on Saturday, Ap an aocident occurred at the Chernobyl nuclear power station, approximately sixty miles north of Kiev.
During a poorly planned safety test of a turbineFile Size: 1MB. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Alexander, Arthur J. Modeling Soviet defense decisionmaking.
Santa Monica, Calif.: Rand, (OCoLC) This book presents papers on nuclear weapons and arms control. Topics considered include historical aspects, the arms race, nuclear power, flaws in the non-proliferation treaty, North-South issues, East-West confrontation, Soviet decision making with regard to national defense, US and Soviet perspectives on national security, ballistic missile defense (''Star Wars''), political.
From inside the book. Limited preview. Decision-making for Defense Charles Johnston Hitch Limited preview - Decision-making for Defense Chiefs of Staff choice command Committee complete components Congress considered cost cost-effectiveness studies course created decision-making decisions defense budget Defense Department defense.
Table of Contents (abridged) Foreword Preface About the authors. 1 Soviet and Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces Making the First Nuclear Weapons The First Strategic Weapons The Decision-Making Mechanism The Defense Industry Operations of Strategic Forces. Topics considered include contemporary Soviet military policy, Soviet strategic planning, ballistic missile defense, Soviet arms control decision making since Brezhnev, Soviet positions on strategic arms control, negotiating with the Soviets, the slowdown of Soviet defense spending, weapons acquisition in the Soviet Union, and the Soviet Union.
The book first gives an introductory overview of the decision making in the military R&D. Topics on the problems usually encountered are then examined. These problems include bureaucratic and other problems in planning and managing military, decision making, and defense.
Then, the text discusses the birth of weapons and the R&D process. The bomb in this book’s title is the nuclear bomb, a weapon that has become increasingly powerful since relatively crude nuclear devices were dropped on.
42 See, for example, the description of Czech and Soviet defense decision making in Jan Sejna (with Joseph Douglas), “Czech and Soviet Decision Process,” unpub. (Arlington, VA, September 1, ).Cited by: The article contributes to the study of the Soviet decision-making structure in national security affairs, focusing on one important but shadowy institution at the highest level of the political system: the Defense Council of the by: 1.
Intercept The Birth of Soviet Missile Defense by Mike Gruntman. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics,pp. In Intercept The Birth of Soviet Missile Defense, Dr. Mike Gruntman adds important historical context to the ongoing debate about nuclear weapons and countering ballistic discourses in the United States focus.
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Full text of "Organizational and bureaucratic politics in Soviet defense decisionmaking: a case study of the Soviet air defense forces" See other formats. Decision-Making and the Soviet War in Afghanistan 2.
Many of these were declassiªed by Boris Yeltsin’s administration in the early s as a way to em-barrass the Soviet government. A number of relevant documents, mostly from Fonds (F.) 5 and 89 at the Russian State Archive of Modern History (RGANI) in Moscow, were collected in an edited vol.
security decision-making apparatus. Finally, the histori cal record of decision-making in superpower crises in dicates that the Soviet Union has been very cautious in confrontations with the United States, a tendency that need not prove true in future clashes.
The Actors The General Secretary, the Politburo, the DefenseCited by: 1. This dissertation examines the Soviet decision-making surrounding what proved to be a decade-long military effort.
It focuses on the way political decision-making at the highest levels of the Soviet state shaped the war's origins, conduct and outcome, with particular attention on the politics and inner workings of the Politburo, the most senior Pages: The Politburo sessions of January 17 carried extensive discussions of the situation in Afghanistan.
Lyakhovsky and other authors report that at the same time, the top Soviet military and political leadership held secret deliberations on the possibility of early withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan.
The Soviet experience in Afghanistan provides a compelling perspective on the far-reaching hazards of military intervention. InMikhail Gorbachev decided that a withdrawal from Afghanistan should occur as soon as possible.
The Soviet Union's senior leadership had become aware that their strategy was unraveling, their operational and tactical methods were not .The State Defense Committee (Russian: Государственный комитет обороны, ГКО, romanized: Gosudarstvennyj komitet oborony, GKO) was an extraordinary organ of state power in the USSR during the German-Soviet War (Great Patriotic War) .The book Intercept The Birth of Soviet Missile Defense is a detailed and cumulative history about how the Soviet Union, during the height of the Cold War, was able to mass produce such defensive type weapons, without being initially detected, by the United States.
This literary review clearly displays the work of author Mike Gruntman, who.