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From Kabul to Managua, by Fred Halliday

- Abstract

Addressing the 26th Congress of the Soviet Communist party in 1981, Leonid Brezhnev spoke triumphantly of the USSR’s gains in the Third World, taking special pride in listing the growing number of developing nations which had adopted some form of Soviet-

About the Author

Arch Puddington is director of research at Freedom House and the author, most recently, of Lane Kirkland: Champion of American Labor.