The Threat: Inside the Soviet Military Machine

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Random House Incorporated, 1983 - Soviet Union - 338 pages
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A leading expert draws on extensive European and American sources and numerous interviews to assess Soviet weapons design, procurement practices, and strategic policies and demonstrates the clear inferiority of the Soviet military machine

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About the author (1983)

Leslie Cockburn's coverage of foreign affairs has won her numerous awards, including the Emmy, George Polk and duPont-Columbia Awards, the Robert F. Kennedy Award for International Reporting, and the National Press Club Award for Diplomatic Correspondence.
Andrew Cockburn's wide-ranging journalistic career in print and television includes the George Foster Peabody Award-winning documentary "The Red Army, and the first detailed description of the terrible 1957 nuclear accident in the Urals. The Cockburns are both contributing editors for "Vanity Fair, and are coproducers of the 1997 DreamWorks film "The Peacemaker. They live with three children in Washington, D.C.

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