SOVIET UNION: Moscow's Defensive Offensive

Nonstop attack against American "militarism "

At no time since the height of the cold war has the cult of brute force been professed so openly." An editorial in the New York Times?'The Washington Post? In fact, the statement appeared last week in Pravda, which went on to denounce America's "unprecedented militarism" and "claims to worldwide supremacy." Adopting the time-proven tactic that the best defense is a strong offense, the Soviet press, radio and television conducted a nonstop rhetorical counterattack against mounting criticism in the U.S., Western Europe and the Muslim...

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