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The Warsaw Pact, Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation, and Mutual Assistance: Soviet-East European Military Relations in Historical Perspective; Sources and Reassessments (Book and DVD)

Agency Publisher: Central Intelligence Agency, Center for the Study of Intelligence; and Historical Collections Division
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After Communist regimes in Eastern Europe collapsed twenty years ago and the Soviet Union disintegrated two years later, immense opportunities for archival research opened. Even though serious obstacles to archival work have persisted in Russia (which houses the central repositories of the Soviet regime), the archives of nearly all of the former Warsaw Pact countries are now fully or at least largely open. As a result, scholars have been able to explore many aspects of the Warsaw Pact that could only be guessed at in the past, including questions of military planning, force preparations and operations, nuclear command arrangements, and civil-military issues.

This seminar is designed to take stock of where we are twenty years after the collapse of East European Communism. What sources have become, or soon will be, available? To what extent have scholars actually been making use of the immense amount of information now available? How have the newly available documents changed our understanding of the Warsaw Pact? What questions can we now answer more confidently? What are some of the major points that are still unknown? How big a hindrance is pose by the continued problems with archival including documents being declassified by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, altered our understanding of the Warsaw Pact?

This seminar is intended to raise questions as well as to provide some tentative answers. We hope to highlight future directions for research and for the release of documents. Most of all, we hope to discuss how our understanding of Soviet-East European military relations has evolved over the past twenty years.

Table of Contents 

Sponsorship 4
Seminar 6
Declassified Cold War Records 7
FOIA Electronic Reading Room 8
Special Collections 10
The Kuklinski Material 15
The Kuklinski Files 16
Comment on Dr. Kramer 39
The Warsaw Calendernote 41

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Audience: This information would be a valuable resource to students and historians studying this topic. In addition, intelligence professionals, government officials, and military strategists may benefit from this information.

Keywords: warsaw pact, Warsaw Pact, communism, Communism, Soviet Union, soviet union, russia, Russia, Treaties, treaties, Europe, Eastern Europe, eastern europe, Cold War, cold war

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GPO Stock Number:
041-015-00306-2
ISBN:
9780160920608
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In Stock - Warehouse and Retail (Priced)
USA Price:
$16.00
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Publisher:
Central Intelligence Agency, Center for the Study of Intelligence; and Historical Collections Division
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Year/Pages:
2011: Book (42 p.,; ill.); and DVD.
Note:
This seminar is designed to take stock of where we are twenty years after the collapse of East European Communism.
Key Phrases:
Warsaw Pact, Treaty of Friendship
Soviet East European Military Relations in Historical Perspective
Eastern Europe
Soviet Union
Russia
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0.4375 lb.
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Item Available Date:
11/25/2013
Last Status Update:
03/15/2017

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