The United States and the Soviet Union: Prospects for the Relationship : a Staff Report

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1983 - Soviet Union - 37 pages
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Page 6 - For it, the vast fund of objective fact about human society is not, as with us, the measure against which outlook is constantly being tested and re-formed, but a grab bag from which individual items are selected arbitrarily and tendentiously to bolster an outlook already preconceived.
Page 24 - ... reliability of our deterrent are themselves critical to peace. The United States is proud of its record of nuclear safety and intends to maintain it. Nevertheless, we are, as I said, ready now to take two important steps toward limiting nuclear testing.
Page v - It might have been better if it had come with less exalted hopes and calculations as to its effects. But it was perhaps inevitable that a country which had so long exaggerated the effects of withholding recognition should exaggerate the significance of granting it.
Page 24 - Behind the scenes, however, morale on the team has deteriorated to the point where its future effectiveness could be seriously impaired. One member of the team even described the atmosphere as being "like the last week in the Fuhrer's bunker.
Page 5 - in the Soviet Union militarism begins at home. It is rooted in the Russian historical tradition, in the very structure of Soviet society and politics today, as well as in the interests and the mind set of the ruling elite.
Page vi - I think these things are almost unknown to the members of the committee and to the public at large.
Page viii - Rowny's subordinates maintained their professionalism and tried not to allow the incident to interfere with the immediate business at hand.
Page 20 - American nuclear delivery systems in Japan, South Korea, the Indian Ocean, and the Persian Gulf.
Page 35 - That implication will make it impossible for the United States to play the role of...

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