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Entries Tagged as 'Jimmy Carter'

Tougher Than His Rep

September 7th, 2012 · 4 Comments

The common narrative about the end of the Cold War is that the Soviet Union’s decline began to inevitably steepen on the day that Ronald Reagan assumed the presidency. His peanut-farming predecessor, the conventional wisdom goes, was too soft to strike fear into the heart of the Kremlin, as evidenced by the Soviets willingness to […]


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