Cover: Soviet and East European Forecasts of European Security: Papers from the 1972 Varna Conference.

Soviet and East European Forecasts of European Security: Papers from the 1972 Varna Conference.

Published 1973

by Lilita I. Dzirkals, A. Ross Johnson

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A collection of original short summaries of Soviet and East European papers that forecast future security arrangements for Europe. The full papers, including those from Western Europe, were published in December 1972. Key themes, compared by country in a table composed by the editors, include military balance, general character of East-West relations, political-security system, role of alliances, role of Soviet Union, role of United States, role of European community, role of non-Soviet Eastern Europe, MBFR, forthcoming Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, German question, neutral and nonaligned states, East-West economic relations, potential crises, and potential causes of revival of tension. The papers generally present first an analysis of the current situation and then a 10-year forecast. 56 pp.

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