The Brezhnev Letters

Szulc, Tad
December 1978
New Republic;12/23/78-12/30/78, Vol. 179 Issue 26/27, p10
Reports that the Soviet Union is attempting to drive a wedge among Western allies over the issue of arms sales to China through a secret diplomatic offensive conducted personally by President Leonid Ilich Brezhnev. Dispatch of letters on the issue by the president to France, Great Britain and Germany; Diplomatic problems created within the Western alliance through Brezhnev's efforts; Plans to sell the Chinese sophisticated anti-tank missiles by France.


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