Instability in relations between allies of superpowers
Other Names: Disputes among allies
Offending the sovereignty of allies
Nature: Given the widespread conviction that regardless of first strike, both superpowers would be destroyed, it is probable that the superpowers (the USSR and the USA) will not fight over disagreements between themselves, but will be dragged into war by disagreements between their allies.
Problem Type: D: Detailed problems
Subject(s): InstabilityDefence Nation stateArbitration
Date of last update 12.02.2000 – 00:00 CET