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The USSR arms the third world

case studies in Soviet foreignpolicy

by Uri Ra"anan

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Published by M.I.T. Press in Cambridge, Mass, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military assistance, Russian -- Egypt.,
  • Military assistance, Russian -- Indonesia.,
  • Russia -- Foreign relations -- Egypt.,
  • Egypt -- Foreign relations -- Russia.,
  • Russia -- Foreign relations -- Indonesia.,
  • Indonesia -- Foreign relations -- Russia.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUri Ra"anan.
    ContributionsColumbia University. Research Institute on Communist Affairs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA770
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,256p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21218736M
    ISBN 100262180332

    The Third World War: The Untold Story () is an alternative history novel by Sir John Hackett portraying a fictional Third World War between NATO and the Warsaw Pact forces, which breaks out in It is written in the style of a non-fiction, post-event historical account. It was published in by Macmillan in New York and Sidgwick & Jackson in London. Congressional researchers point out that when total Western vs. communist arms transfers to the third world are compared, the West is ahead by a very wide margin ($ billion to $ billion in.

    Cold War, the open yet restricted rivalry that developed after World War II between the United States and the Soviet Union and their respective allies. The Cold War was waged on political, economic, and propaganda fronts and had only limited recourse to weapons. The term was first used by the English writer George Orwell in an article published in to refer to what he predicted would be a. Arms control negotiations were renewed, and President Reagan undertook a new series of summit meetings with Gorbachev that led to arms reductions and facilitated a growing sympathy even among Communist leaders for more cooperation and the rejection of a .

    The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), was a federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from to and was the largest country in the world. Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, in practice its government and economy were highly was a one-party state governed by the Communist Party, with Moscow as its Capital and largest city: Moscow, 55°45′N 37°37′E / .   it seemed like the Soviets might come out ahead, at least in the Third World. For a while, capitalism, and especially the United States, seemed to lose some of its luster.


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Orne Westad, Professor of International History and Director of the Cold War Studies Centre at the London School of Economics, has hitherto been best known for his works on China and the Cold War, including Cold War and Revolution: Soviet-American Rivalry and the Origins of the Chinese Civil War, –6 (New York, ) and Decisive Encounters: the Chinese Civil War, –50 .A reworked dissertation which, as one might expect, explores its chosen subject to the last available bit of evidence, and, as a welcome surprise, is written with clarity, good reasoning and style.

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