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American & Soviet aid a comparative analysis by Robert S. Walters

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in [Pittsburgh] .
Written in English


  • Economic assistance, American,
  • Economic assistance, Soviet

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Robert S. Walters.
LC ClassificationsHC60 .W34
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 299 p.
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5445638M
ISBN 100822932040
LC Control Number73117467

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  His first major work, ‘Feeding the Bear: American aid to the Soviet Union in ’, was published in and became one of the few books examining this theme. Explaining his interest in the events of World War II, Tuyll said that his family was Dutch and when Germany conquered Holland in he lived under Nazi occupation for five years. The American party, a significant although never major political force in the United States, became further demoralized when Boris Yeltsin outlawed the Communist party in Russia in August and opened up the archives, revealing the continued financial as well as ideological dependency of the American Communists on the Soviet party up until.   The Soviet Union today accepted an offer of United States assistance in coping with the earthquake in Armenia, marking the first time that large-scale American aid will be sent to the Soviet . Stalin summarized the Soviet celebration of American technology and management in “The combination of the Russian revolutionary sweep with American efficiency is the essence of Leninism.” The Soviet economy passed through several phases between the world wars.

  This aid was granted. Yugoslavia proved to be a Cold War wild card, however. Tito gave tacit support to the Soviet invasion of Hungary in , but harshly criticized the Russian intervention in. Operation Cyclone was the code name for the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) program to arm and finance the mujahideen (Afghan anti-Soviet militants) in Afghanistan from to , prior to and during the military intervention by the USSR in support of its client, the Democratic Republic of mujahideen were also supported by Britain's MI6, who conducted.   The scope of the aid is detailed by Russia Beyond, an online publication of Russia’s state newspaper (Rossiyskaya Gazeta), and also by many historians, including U.S. policy analyst Albert L. Weeks in his book Russia’s Life-Saver: Lend-Lease Aid to the USSR in World War II. American & Soviet aid. [Pittsburgh]: University of Pittsburgh Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Walters, Robert S., American & Soviet aid. [Pittsburgh] University of Pittsburgh Press [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Robert S Walters.

The Russian record is considerably better there than in Eastern Europe, but by no means is it perfect. For the most part, criticisms of Soviet aid and trade have been overshadowed by praise. For an American, this is especially intriguing.   Margaret Thatcher blocked Soviet aid for striking miners, files reveal This article is more than 10 years old Margaret Thatcher exerted intense diplomatic pressure on . This study provides a historical perspective of Ethiopia's position in the international aid game at the Horn of Africa during the Cold War era (). The main conclusions of this study are threefold. First, the countries of Ethiopia and Somalia became classic examples of pawns in Cold War politics. In fact, for a brief period during December , the relative importance of British aid increased well beyond levels planned by the Allies as a result of American reaction to the outbreak of war with Japan; some American equipment destined for the Soviet Union was actually unloaded from merchant vessels and provided to American forces instead.