Wilson Center Experts

Richard F. Kaufman

Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
United States
General Counsel, Joint Economic Committee, US Congress
Wilson Center Project(s):
Economic Intelligence and Cold War Policy
Jul 01, 1994
Aug 01, 1994

Project Summary

effects of economic intelligence on USA policies towards the USSR during the Cold War organization of economic intelligence activities, setting of policies and priorities for these activities, the accuracy of the information obtained, and the role of Congress assessment of the effectiveness of economic intelligence, insights into official attitudes about the importance of economics during the Cold War, and lessons for the restructuring and application of economic intelligence in the post-Cold War era