R.W. Johnson: Whitehall and Moscow, 8 August 2002
Show More The Secret State: Whitehall and the Cold War by Peter Hennessy.
Allen Lane, 234 pp., £16.99, March 2002, 0 7139 9626 9Show More
Know Your Enemy: How the Joint Intelligence Committee Saw the World by Percy Cradock.
Murray, 351 pp., £25, March 2002, 0 7195 6048 9Show More
“... a state which has lost the ability to govern. Missing, remarkably, from both Hennessy’s book and Percy Cradock’s Know Your Enemy, despite the fact that Cradock was JIC chairman, is any mention of the nuclear winter which would make all such calculations redundant in any case. On the other hand, British policy-makers ...”