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A bit dated, having been released only shortly after the fall of the Soviet Union, the central premise still stands. This being that the security focus of the USSR went through a series of phases, the result of both world politics as well as internal changes.These phases were revolutionary internationalism (1917-1921), accommodation and retreat (1921-1929), collective security (1933-1939), survival (1939-1944), retrenchment (1947-1953), competitive coexistence (1953-1985) and mutual security (1985-1991).The author shows that, often, Soviet foreign and security policy was reactive, not preemptive. And Nation, perhaps a bit too subtly, points out that on several occasions, it was the Russians who were slighted by the west, first (specifically, early on during the Russian revolution and, later, shortly after the Second World War) creating a general mistrust in the Soviet Union for the West, eventually setting the stage for the Cold War and, with that, the Soviet Unions extractive economic systems with the aim of catching up with the West which, in turn, prefaced the eventual downfall of the system.Also, it was the Soviet Union who called for a unified Germany, long after the British and Americans unified their two sectors of German influence and started the process of integrating west Germany into the newly formed NATO. Indeed, much of the Soviets post-war security policy was a reaction to the USs continuous and ever-growing military threat.The book has a succinct, but interesting analysis of Brezhnevs Soviet rule, often overlooked by Soviet analysts for its relative boring and slowly degenerating effect on the Soviet behemoth.Nation, by implication, suggests that it was Brezhnevs tenure that effectively set the stage for the downfall of the Soviet Union. Planned competitive changes were never followed through as a result of a complacent, corrupt and protective bureaucratic system while no crackdown on the Prague spring could have set in motion changes which the Chinese leadership did follow through on after the death of Mao.Of course, the eventual outcome of Chinas actions is still undecided, and China is not done changing yet, if it wants to continue its ascendency, but starting the change was essential, something that Alexander Dubcek at the start of his Czech presidency might also have realized.



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