Obama Doctrine: From Containment to Consensus


Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling Born to a Russian peasant family, Mikhail Gorbachev never forgot where he came from. Neither did he try and justify what happened to his grandfather who was arrested, interrogated and sent to a work camp under Stalin’s regime. With great political caution and economic patience, he waited until he became general secretary and Soviet leader to initiate reforms. By installing his own people in key government and party positions, including promoting an environment of discussion and freedom, he was able to challenge and decentralize the Soviet Union’s industrial and agricultural bureaucracies in the name of less corruption and efficiency. Most…

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