Russian Roulette

Karnow, Stanley
October 1973
New Republic;10/27/73, Vol. 169 Issue 17, p12
Focuses on the specter of renewed superpower confrontation in the era in Soviet-American friendship. Decision of the Soviet Union to shelve rapprochement with the U.S. administration in order to reinforce their influence among the Arabs; Attempt by the Soviet Union to curb American political influence in South Asia and in the process enfeeble the U.S. by depriving it of oil; Initiation of a complicated airlift of military supplies; Dismissal of the Soviet advisers from Egypt; Emphasis on the spirit of nationalistic self-reliance in Egypt.


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