Year 2020, Volume 11 , Issue 2, Pages 1 - 20 2020-07-01

How Soviet Cold War Policies Fell Prey to the Temptations of Strategic Traps

Gültekin SÜMER [1]


The Cold War experience of the Soviet Union has brought about significant implications in terms contributing to the strategic thought. The Soviet strategic experience marked its place in history of strategic thought with  its stress of  disharmony between ideology and strategy. It indicated  how a strategy under the yoke of an ideology may well impel a hegemonic power falling into strategic traps. The underlying cause of this fact was that the pre-eminence of ideological goals on the part of the Soviet regime involved much more sophisticated  strategic adaptation capability which was extremely hard to achieve. Yet, her inner philosophic logic  remained incoherent and weak in terms of finding correct the strategic  responses faced with the dynamics of the Cold War.

Strategic Trap, Soviet Union, The Cold War, Strategy, Europe
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Author: Gültekin SÜMER (Primary Author)
Institution: BEYKENT UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


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Publication Date : July 1, 2020

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APA Sümer, G . (2020). How Soviet Cold War Policies Fell Prey to the Temptations of Strategic Traps . Ege Stratejik Araştırmalar Dergisi , 11 (2) , 1-20 . DOI: 10.18354/esam.634757
MLA Sümer, G . "How Soviet Cold War Policies Fell Prey to the Temptations of Strategic Traps" . Ege Stratejik Araştırmalar Dergisi 11 (2020 ): 1-20 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/esam/issue/55189/634757>
Chicago Sümer, G . "How Soviet Cold War Policies Fell Prey to the Temptations of Strategic Traps". Ege Stratejik Araştırmalar Dergisi 11 (2020 ): 1-20
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ISNAD Sümer, Gültekin . "How Soviet Cold War Policies Fell Prey to the Temptations of Strategic Traps". Ege Stratejik Araştırmalar Dergisi 11 / 2 (July 2020): 1-20 . https://doi.org/10.18354/esam.634757
AMA Sümer G . How Soviet Cold War Policies Fell Prey to the Temptations of Strategic Traps. ESAM. 2020; 11(2): 1-20.
Vancouver Sümer G . How Soviet Cold War Policies Fell Prey to the Temptations of Strategic Traps. Ege Stratejik Araştırmalar Dergisi. 2020; 11(2): 1-20.