For me, it completely reflects the mood of the time, at the time. It was a Cold War album, and it reflected that time to perfection.
And Red Dawn was released 4 months later in August ‘84!
Besides Grace Under Pressure, there is nothing more Cold War than Harry Dean Stanton screaming to his kids, Patrick Swayze & Charlie Sheen, “AVENGE ME BOYS! AVENGE MEEEEE!!!!”