Russia, the Atom and the West
Ten years ago, George Kennan, writing as "Mr. X," outlined the containment policy which in one form or another has been the basis of our approach to the Soviet Union. Now Mr. Kennan surveys the whole world scene and comes up with some startling suggestions -- military, political, economic, and ethical -- addressed to the individual consciences of his readers as well as to the governments representing them.
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The Internal Scene
The Soviet Mind and World Realities
The Problem of Eastern and Central Europe
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