TITLE

The King Is Dead

AUTHOR(S)
Buckley, Jr., Wm. F.
PUB. DATE
December 1982
SOURCE
National Review;12/10/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 24, p1572
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on various issues related to world politics. There are speculations in New York on the successor of General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and Soviet Head of State Leonid Ilich Brezhnev on which the article comments. Then the article looks at the significance of weapons and satellite production to the Soviet government. The article further comments on the statement given by U.S. President Ronald Reagan on the nuclear capabilities of the Soviet Union. In this context the general belief of the U.S. citizens regarding the nuclear strength of the Soviets is also examined.
ACCESSION #
6074829

 

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