An examination of the various issues of military policy and strategy which presently confront Khrushchev's successors. The general problem of resource allocation, i.e., how much of Soviet resources should be spent on defense measures, is discussed in detail. Size and strength of the Soviet armed forces, the strategic power relationship between the USSR and the United States, and the search for a suitable Soviet policy position toward distant local wars are also covered. The author suggests that Khrushchev's successors have not yet found it feasible to make clear-cut choices between policy alternatives. 34 pp.
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