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The folly and the glory : America, Russia, and political warfare, 1945-2020 / Tim Weiner.

Weiner, Tim, (author.).

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Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity 327.730 WEI 2020 (Text) 31001101803089 Adult Non Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627790857
  • Physical Description: 325 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-312) and index.
Citation/References Note:
Booklist, August 01, 2020
Kirkus Reviews, April 15, 2020
Library Journal, August 28, 2020
Publishers Weekly, April 20, 2020
Summary, etc.:
"With vivid storytelling and access to insider accounts, Weiner sets out to trace the roots of Russian-American political warfare--conflict waged without weapons--over the last seven decades to understand how a president landed in the White House with the help of an expansive, covert Russian campaign. Russia's modern revival of Soviet-era intelligence operations constitutes one of the most significant threats to democracy in the United States and around the world, and yet the US has not engaged its own political warfare methods in defense, even as our own justice department has concluded unequivocally that Russia influenced the 2016 election. To get to the heart of what's at stake and find potential solutions, Weiner examines long-running twentieth century CIA operations, political machinations by the Soviet KGB around the world, the erosion of American political warfare after the Cold War, and why twenty-first century Russia has returned to the practice while the US has not. Weiner takes us behind closed doors and into the deliberation rooms of past and present Russian and American intelligence operations that directly led to-and help illuminate-the current administration and the future of American democracy"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Trump, Donald, 1946-
Putin, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1952-
Cold War.
Intelligence service > United States > History.
Intelligence service > Soviet Union > History.
Intelligence service > Russia (Federation) > History.
Presidents > United States > Election > 2016.
Elections > Corrupt practices > United States.
United States > Foreign relations > Russia (Federation)
Russia (Federation) > Foreign relations > United States.

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