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  • Position : PIR Center Consultant, Security Index Editorial Board Member
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On Both Sides of the Iron Curtain

Vasily Lata

The book “The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy” by David Hoffman is a true documentary thriller focusing on the most difficult period of the 20th century. The international situation at that time is described as teetering on the brink of a nuclear world war. The book offers a comprehensive view of the causes of U.S.-Soviet confrontation and follows its gradual evolution.

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SECURITY INDEX (International Edition) NO. 3 (100), Summer 2012

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