Wilson Center Experts

Christopher Jones

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Associate Professor, University of Washington
Wilson Center Project(s):
Marshal Grechko and the Cold War
Mar 01, 2003
Mar 01, 2003

Project Summary

Examines the Warsaw Pact security system developed during the tenure of Marshal Andrei Grechko, the Commander-in-Chief of the Warsaw Pact from 1960 to 1967 and then Soviet Minster of Defense, 1967-1976. Argues that Grechko deceived the West and much of the East about the actual missions and policies of the Warsaw pact.

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