Keith Kyle, 21 October 1993
Show More The United States and the End of the Cold War: Implications, Reconsiderations and Provocations by John Lewis Gaddis.
Oxford, 301 pp., £19.50, July 1992, 0 19 505201 3Show More
Dean Acheson: The Cold War Years, 1953-71 by Douglas Brinkley.
Yale, 429 pp., £22, February 1993, 0 300 04773 8Show More
The Quest for Stability: Problems of West European Security 1918-1957 edited by Rolf Ahmann, A.M. Birke and Michael Howard.
Oxford, 546 pp., £50, June 1993, 0 19 920503 5Show More
“... Early in 1983, when the newly founded Social Democratic Party was acquiring policies by holding study groups, one of these was devoted to East-West relations. At its first session a musty-looking gentleman called Sir John Lawrence proposed that we begin from the assumption that the decline of the Soviet economic system had passed the point of no-return ...”