This book explores the terrain of possible Soviet-American relations in the 1990s. Starting from the premise that glasnost and perestroika will not be reversed, this group of expert contributers provides a far-reaching analysis of Soviet-U.S. relations crucial to any discussion of the topic.
Moving beyond the boundaries of traditional studies of international relations, the contributors focus on such topics as public opinion and the relationship of domestic policy to foreign policy. Other areas of consideration include the Soviet-U.S. relationship and the Third World and East Asia, the role of the United Nations in Soviet and American policy in the 1990s, international environmental protection, the Soviet openingto nonprovacative defense, and the future of socialisms. And a final section concludes with plicy choices for the future regarding security strategies and prospects for peace.