Project Summary

Examines the relationship of the Third World to the tension between the US and Soviets. Discusses Khrushchev’s active policy involvement in the Third World and its impact on US interests under Brezhnev. Analyzes why perestroika brought about changes in this policy and examines perspectives on the full implementation of new concepts of Soviet foreign policy in the Third World, the interactive effects between such a policy and U.S.-Soviet relations, and necessary response on the part of the US.