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Documents and Links related to the Bush-Gorbachev Malta Summit of 2-3 December 1989 and the Gorbachev-Ceausescu meeting of 4 December 1989 in Moscow

(purely personal views as always, based on more than two decades of prior research and publications)

Articles on the Romanian Revolution of December 1989 that overthrew communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu–particularly those written in Romanian–frequently make reference to the Malta Summit of 2-3 December 1989, usually under the rubric “Yalta-Malta” (to be discussed in a future post), and the Moscow meeting of 4 December 1989 between Gorbachev and Ceausescu…without providing any supporting documentation recording what was actually discussed and not discussed in these meetings.  7,414 more words

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In what I jokingly call my spare time, I recently took time to send an impromptu email to some friends whom I thought might like to read some historically fascinating insider-information about the fall of the Berlin wall. 318 more words


PressTV: Kissinger planned to bomb Cuba in 1976, documents show

Please note Related Intervciews and Related Viewpoints . . .~J

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger

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Kissinger and Ford considered attack on Cuba to defend apartheid South Africa

Cuba’s direct, critical and extensive role in the struggle against the apartheid regime in South Africa is little known in the West. November 5th marks the 39th anniversary of Cuba’s decision to deploy combat-troops, at the request of the Angolan government, to repulse a major South African invasion of October 1975. 2,485 more words

(W)Archives: Back to the Future with INF (and SRINF) | War on the Rocks

At a summit meeting in Washington, DC on December 8, 1987, General Secretary Gorbachev and President Reagan signed the historic Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty that eliminated an entire class of missiles. 192 more words

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