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Peter Meyer

Peter Meyer

New Look, Old Illusions American in Russia. by Harrison E. Salisbury. Harper. 328 pp. $4.00.   Generally speaking it seems apparent to visiting Americans that Georgians lead a comfortable existence....

Following Stalin’s death and the abrupt repudiation of the Moscow “doctors’ plot,” it was (and still is) widely presumed that Soviet Russia, as part of...

After twenty years of vigorous idealism culminating in the victorious crusade against Nazism, Americans, says PETER MEYER, are now showing a tendency to lend their...

The Prague trial of fourteen leaders of the Communist party of Czechoslovakia, eleven of whom were Jewish, was, as every newspaper reader knows, almost immediately...

On November 20, 1952, a shudder of horror and apprehension ran through the civilized world such as it had not felt since the night of...

It takes an effort of the imagination to realize that only a few short years ago a major issue of debate in Jewish life was...

Peter Meyer is an authority on Russian and East European politics and history, and has written on this area for various periodicals. Here he analyzes...

In the bitter struggle between Stalin and Tito, the democratic world is no mere spectator, but a participant; we have a stake in properly understanding...