Timothy Naftali: Cold War--the Soviet View

July 2007
Military History;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p14
An interview with American historian Timothy Naftali about the Cold War and the Soviet Union under Nikita Krushchev's leadership is presented. Naftali assesses the U.S.-Soviet Union relationship during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. He provides the reason Krushchev decided to take the risk of deploying military weapons in Cuba. He analyzes the role of the Cuba Missile Crisis in Krushchev's plans.


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