Accession Number : ADA018616

Title :   Soviet Perceptions of the United States (Executive Summary).

Descriptive Note : Technical note (Final),

Corporate Author : STANFORD RESEARCH INST ARLINGTON VA STRATEGIC STUDIES CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Carpenter,William M. ; Gilbert,Stephen P. ; Holman,G. Paul , Jr. ; Soll,Richard S. ; Zuehlke,Arthur A. , Jr

Report Date : NOV 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : This is an Executive Summary of a study which examines the perceptions of the Soviet leadership regarding the current and future (1980-85) potential of the United States to engage in a 'contest of wills' with the USSR. Based on this analysis, findings are drawn concerning policies designed to discourage Soviet miscalculation and to demonstrate a firm US. resolve and a convincing capability to defend its national interests.

Descriptors :   *Foreign policy, *USSR, *United States, International relations, United States government, Europe, Japan, China, Military strategy, National defense, Security, Predictions

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE