Victory: The Reagan Administration's Secret Strategy That Hastened the Collapse of the Soviet Union

Victory The Reagan Administration s Secret Strategy That Hastened the Collapse of the Soviet Union The first detailed account based on exclusive interviews and never before published documents of the Reagan Administration s war to bring down the Soviet Union Victory is the story of this campaign ha

  • Title: Victory: The Reagan Administration's Secret Strategy That Hastened the Collapse of the Soviet Union
  • Author: Peter Schweizer
  • ISBN: 9780871135674
  • Page: 285
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The first detailed account based on exclusive interviews and never before published documents of the Reagan Administration s war to bring down the Soviet Union Victory is the story of this campaign hatched from the Reagan White House and William Casey s CIA.

    One thought on “Victory: The Reagan Administration's Secret Strategy That Hastened the Collapse of the Soviet Union”

    1. More than ever I thought it quite appropriate to relate to history on dealing with aggressor nations and I saw a good number of historical parallels to now: presidential critics refusing to give any credit to any of the President's policies, those who wish to compromise with hostile nations after years of failed foreign policy, and "doom and gloom" prophesies of a national policy aimed at rolling back influence and gains of aggressor nations that would lead to war.The author names names of those [...]

    2. Extremely well written and relevant to current events. Published in 1997 Peter Schweizer chronicles the development and execution of President Reagan's multi-prong strategy to force the collapse of the Soviet Union. Focusing on the economic vulnerabilities and internal inconsistencies of the Soviet socialist system, Reagan and his closest advisors (Bill Casey in the lead), developed a coherent strategy which applied pressure along all lines of national power with the intent to cause the Soviet s [...]

    3. Scholarly review of the people and policies of the Reagan Administration to counter Soviet influence in the world. There were other reasons for the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Union besides the policies of the Reagan Administration, however the focus of Reagan and his advisors toward blocking Soviet aims and expansion was relentless, and certainly was a huge contributor to the breakup of the USSR. Schweizer explains how Reagan provided additional military support to Afghanistan to help lead [...]

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