Ronald Reagan, Fall of the Soviet Bloc and Egypt

President Ronald Reagan would turn 100 today. Happy Birthday!

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James Bond in bed with KGB’s agent? End of his career!

Do you remember the movie The Spy Who Loved Me in which James Bond was directly working with KGB officer Anya Amasova. She wanted to kill him but they jumped into bed at the end.  In the reality it would be almost for sure very bad for his career and the Western and Eastern intelligence agencies cooperated rarely in the time of Cold War.

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Was the division of Europe after WW II inevitable?

The Second World War ended in Europe 65 years ago, on May 8, 1945. The Soviet Army was everywhere in the Central and Easter Europe and the Cold War was knocking on the door.

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Czechoslovakia in 1968: It wasn’t the priority of President Johnson

But it would be probably impossible to stop the invasion of Warsaw Pact troops as Leonid Brezhnev was at that time more frightened from Prague Spring that from any complaints from Washington. The declassified documents of CIA relating to Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia show President Lyndon Johnson was warned that military action could happen.

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Poland was an example during the time of communist regime

Not other country opposed in the the world staged consistent, repeated opposition to communism like the Poles did. No one even comes close!

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Mikhail Gorbachev deserves our gratitude

He was a catalyst. He forced Eastern European regimes to admit their failures to their own people. Gorbachev was elected General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party on March 11, 1985.

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Gorbachev tried to save the Soviet Union. But it was impossible

It is exactly 25 years as Mikhail Gorbachev was elected General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party on March 11, 1985. During this time Mr Herb Meyer served in the Reagan Administration as Special Assistant to the Director of Central Intelligence and Vice Chairman of the CIA’s National Intelligence Council. This is the short interview with him.

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