The Invasion of Afghanistan and UK-Soviet Relations, 1979-1982
Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume VIII
Twigge, Stephen Robert
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $44.95|
| Book Description: |
This volume examines British policy towards the Soviet Union in the aftermath of the invasion of Afghanistan in December 1979.
The documents in this volume, many released into the public realm for the first time, describe the development of British policy towards the Soviet Union during the eventful years 1979-1982. The new Conservative government, under Margaret Thatcher, was determined to strengthen British defences against the perceived Soviet threat and advocated a strong...