TITLE

The Spoiler

PUB. DATE
August 1983
SOURCE
National Review;8/5/1983, Vol. 35 Issue 15, p913
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article describes how the Soviet Union is playing the role of spoiler in the Middle East peace process as of August 5, 1983. According to the author, the probability of peace in the Middle East is reduced almost by to the vanishing point by the Soviet Union. The author argues that the Soviet Union's interests in the Middle East are best served by tension and conflict. The Soviet spoils, the author notes, because if an enduring peace were attained in the region, Soviet influence with the Arabs would collapse overnight.
ACCESSION #
6056066

 

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