By Panagiotis Dimitrakis
Drawing from US, united kingdom and Russian files, Panagiotis Dimitrakis analyses the chinese language palms offers with the CIA, the a number of recorded intelligence disasters of KGB intelligence and mystery letters from the place of work of Margaret Thatcher to Jimmy Carter. Charting the reactions of the overseas group which culminated in Gorbachev’s unforeseen withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan. In so doing, this learn brings a brand new scholarly viewpoint to a few of the main arguable occasions of chilly battle heritage. Dimitrakis additionally outlines the complete volume of China’s involvement in arming the Mujahedeen, successfully combating the Soviet Union through proxy. this may be crucial interpreting for students and scholars of the chilly conflict, American background and the fashionable heart East.
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Secret War in Afghanistan, The: The Soviet Union, China and Anglo-American Intelligence in the Afghan War (Library of Middle East History) by Panagiotis Dimitrakis