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Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended

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In Reagan and Gorbachev, Jack F. Matlock, Jr., gives an eyewitness account of how the Cold War ended, with humankind declared the winner. As Reagan’s principal adviser on Soviet and European affairs, and later as the U.S. ambassador to the U.S.S.R., Matlock lived history: He was the point person for Reagan’s evolving policy of conciliation toward the Soviet Union. Working...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published November 8th 2005 by Random House Trade Paperbacks (first published January 1st 2004)
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"If there is a lesson in the outcome of the Cold War other than the fallacy of Marxist ideology and the bankruptcy of the Communist system of rule, it is that a country cannot for long guarantee its own safety by the military domination of others. Security in today's world, as Mikhail Gorbachev came to understand, can be found only if countries cooperate to achieve it." by Jack F. Matlock, Jr.

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