1999: Victory Without War
This is an analysis by Richard Nixon as commentator on world affairs, arguing that Soviet aims have not changed under Gorbachev and he presents his ... Show synopsis This is an analysis by Richard Nixon as commentator on world affairs, arguing that Soviet aims have not changed under Gorbachev and he presents his view of what future Western strategy should be. He also examines the future prospects of Western Europe, Japan, China and the Third World, detailing how the West can best be positioned to take on the challenges of the 21st century. His central concern is to ensure that the position from Gorbachev's Soviet Union is not misread. He views the old objectives of the Soviets as still in place - increased territorial control with Central America and the Persian Gulf, "the jugular of the West" as prime targets and their determination to stay dominant in nuclear capability despite the personal PR and comforting words of the peace and arms limitation.