TITLE

Guns versus butter in Czechoslovakia

AUTHOR(S)
Knight, R.; Corwin, J.
PUB. DATE
May 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;5/18/92, Vol. 112 Issue 19, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Czechoslovakia's new captains of democracy have had little success abandoning the arms trade that once put them among the world's largest arms exporters. Pledges by Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolutionaries; Rising nationalism in Slovakia; Increase in unemployment in the Czech lands; Stubborn resistance to change in Slovakia's grimy industrial towns.
ACCESSION #
9205182917

 

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