Accession Number:

AD0713096

Title:

FORECASTING ASIAN STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTS FOR NATIONAL SECURITY DECISIONMAKING: A REPORT AND A METHOD,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

57.0

Abstract:

The report presents a description of a forecasting model, based on political and technological forecasting techniques, to help decisionmakers identify salient futures for present policy consideration. The Alternative Salient Futures ASF forecast is reported for India in 1980, offering several dimensions for analytical presentation. ASF is then applied to a five-power Asia in 1980 with changing governments in the United States, USSR, CPR, Japan, and India under two alternative conditions an American troop and aid withdrawal from all Asian commitments and an American withdrawal of troops only. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE