3a According to the document, what is the main aim of British policy?
3b What do the Chiefs of Staff see as the main threat?
3c What is the best way to meet this threat?
3d This document sets out British policy. However, by reading between the lines, we can see what aspects of Soviet policy worried the British. For example, Section d (i) tells us that the military leaders were concerned about Stalin's military strength. What other inferences can you make from this document?
3e The Chiefs of Staff saw this document as a policy to preserve peace. As a neutral historian looking back from the 21st century, do you see this as a peaceful document or an aggressive one? Explain your answer.
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