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By Kull, Steven
This book reveals the painful process by which Soviet policy makers came to accept the failure of Leninism and to forge an alternative ideology dubbed 'new thinking'. It assesses the influence of new thinking and other streams of thought on post-Soviet foreign policy and behavior....Read more
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For decades U.S, foreign policy was focused on battling the menace of Soviet communism; then, seemingly overnight, the implacable foe collapsed. How did this extraordinary event come about? Political psychologist Steven Kull argues that only a revolution in the thinking of the co...untry's top leaders can explain the swiftness and comparative peacefulness of the recent political transformation. His analysis, based on probing interviews with Soviet policymakers and on a careful reading of the public record, reveals the painful process by which they came to accept the failure of Leninism and to forge an alternative ideology dubbed new thinking. Kull assesses the influence of new thinking and other streams of thought on post-Soviet foreign policy and behavior and describes the new challenges they present to Western nations.Read more
By Kull, Steven; Destler, I. M.; Foreword by Steeper, Frederick T.; Lake, Celinda C.
Through extensive interviews with members of the policy community, the authors of this text reveal a pervasive belief that, in the wake of the Cold War, the public is showing a new isolation: opposition to foreign aid and hostility to the United Nations.
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Steven Kull, a political psychologist and acknowledged authority on international public opinion, has sought to understand more deeply how Muslims see America. How widespread is hostility toward the United States in the Muslim world? And what are its roots?
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