Spengler in Moscow

Herr, Robert
March 1979
New Republic;3/31/79, Vol. 180 Issue 13, p15
Explains that the Soviet press portrayed the United States as the Soviet Union's chief enemy in the midst of the Sino-Vietnamese war. High tension since Chinese premier Deng Xiaoping traveled through America denouncing Soviet "hegemonism"; President Jimmy Carter's speech declaring America's neutrality in the conflict; Soviet claim of America's prior knowledge of China's intentions to invade Vietnam; Soviet propaganda about a Sino-American conspiracy against Vietnam and, ultimately, the Soviet Union.


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