On the battlefields of the Cold War : a Soviet ambassador's confession /
Victor L. Israelyan.
University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2003.
xvii, 414 p. : ill.
0271022973 (cloth : alk. paper)
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University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2003.
0271022973 (cloth : alk. paper)
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Includes index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Victor Israelyan has had a rich and distinguished career spanning five decades as a physician, diplomat, scholar, and professor.
Bowker Data Service Summary
For over 40 years Victor Israelyan served in the Soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs, rising through the ranks to become one of the Soviet Union's leading diplomats specializing in disarmament negotiations. Here he offers an insight into the volatile inner workings of the Soviet Foreign Ministry.
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Provides unique insights into the volatile inner workings of the Soviet Foreign Ministry from one of the leading diplomats specializing in disarmament.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. IX
Prefacep. XV
Training for the Cold Warp. 1
The First Collisions of the Cold Warp. 23
Stalin Is Dead. What Next?p. 36
Sowing the Seeds of Hatred in Hungaryp. 53
The Khrushchev Style of Diplomacyp. 66
Thaws and Frostsp. 86
On the Diplomatic Sidelinesp. 106
The Battlefield, the UNp. 126
The Soviet Union's 105th Vetop. 143
The Cold War on the Middle East Frontp. 159
China--A New Front in the Cold Warp. 175
Time to Go Homep. 198
The Soviet Diplomatic Headquarters at Smolenskaya Squarep. 236
An Uneasy Truce in the Cold Warp. 259
The Apotheosis of the Cold Warp. 299
Marking Timep. 325
The Beginning of the End of the Cold Warp. 347
Feigned Friendshipp. 366
Farewell to the Cold Warp. 384
Conclusionp. 397
Indexp. 403
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