Wilson Center Experts

S Neil MacFarlane

Visiting Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
Affiliation:
Assistant Professor, University of Virginia
Wilson Center Project(s):
Recent Soviet Military and Academic Writing on Third World Security; and Soviet Behavior in Negotiations with the United States and Other Powers Concerning Third World Security
Term:
Dec 01, 1984
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Dec 01, 1984

Project Summary

An analysis of official party views on Third World conflict and its significance in East-West relations, complemented by a discussion of party literature, with an examination of recent Soviet military and academic writing on Third World security in order to determine whether different groups hold perceptibly and significantly disparate views on the subject. Secondly, looks at Soviet behavior in negotiations with the United States, in order to determine whether Soviet negotiating behavior significantly departs from the doctrine regarding Third World security.