11130B. The Cold War: Could It Have Been Won More Cheaply?
Analyzes the economic impact of the arms race on the U.S. and Soviet Union. Discusses force levels and equipment purchased. Considers Reagan-era "spend-up" (few weapons passed R+D). Concludes Soviet Union was already doomed but offers varying reasons why and suggests American buildup was inevitable. 8 pages, 6 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
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