The Mitrokhin Archive II

The Mitrokhin Archive II

The KGB and the World

Book - 2006 | Revised edition.
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The Mitrokhin Archive II reveals for the first time the full extent of the KGB's global penetration, exposing its operations in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. For a quarter of a century the KGB believed that the Third World was the arena in which it could win the Cold War. 'The world,' claimed Moscow, 'was going our way.' This book discloses the KGB's secret contacts with a series of world leaders, among them Castro, Allende, Nasser, Saddam Hussein and Mengistu, as well as with terrorist hijackers and communist parties around the globe. It also shows the enormous resources devoted, with varying degrees of success, to trying to determine the course of events in countries as different as India (the main force for KGB active measures in Asia) and Afghanistan (where the KGB took the lead in the Soviet invasion).
Publisher: London : [publisher not identified] ; Penguin, 2006.
Edition: Revised edition.
ISBN: 9780140284881
0140284885
Branch Call Number: 327.1247 And 2006
Characteristics: xxxiii, 676 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Mitrokhin, Vasili 1922-2004.

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