Russia Chooses Confrontation

July 1978
New Republic;7/29/78, Vol. 179 Issue 5, p5
Focuses on the situations that resulted to U.S. President Jimmy Carter's decisions regarding the country's foreign relations with the Soviet Union. Pressure on Carter applied by senators and allies in the administration, who threatened that Congress would take unilateral action to limit technology transfers to the Soviet Union if Carter did not do so himself; Carter's cancellation of the sale of a Sperry Univac computer to the news agency Tass for use during the 1980 Olympics; Terms of the Final Act of the Helsinki, Finland conference which the Soviet Union failed to fulfill; Message of Carter's Presidential Decision Memorandum 18.


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