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1983: Turning Point of the Cold War

David Hoffman

Security Index has obtained  rights to the publication of an excerpt of the upcoming book by this authoritative American journalist on the unknown pages in the history of the U.S.-Soviet confrontation.  The article is dedicated to 1983, one of the most tense years of the Cold War.  It was the year that President Reagan launched the Strategic Defense Initiative, and the year that he called the Soviet Union an “evil empire.” It was the year that a Soviet pilot shot down the Korean Airliner, Flight 007, and the year in which NATO installed the Pershing II and Ground-launched Cruise Missiles in Europe…

1983: Turning Point of the Cold War (full text)


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SECURITY INDEX №1 (81), 2007

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