|LC Classifications||KF27.5 .I55 1980c|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 95 p. :|
|Number of Pages||95|
|LC Control Number||81600837|
In Soviet Defense Spending: A History of CIA Estimates, , Noel E. Firth and James H. Noren, who spent much of their long CIA careers estimating and studying Soviet defense spending, provide a closer look at those estimates and consider how and why they were made. In the process, the authors chronicle the development of a significant. SUBJECT: Soviet Defense Spending Bob; Some thoughts on the CIA/DIA briefing on Soviet defense spending for the DCI and SecDef. 1. I hope the briefing will not focus on methodological differences between CIA and DIA estimates of Soviet defense spending. To do this. Central Intelligence Agency The Work Of A Nation. The Center of Intelligence. Report Threats; ESTIMATED SOVIET DEFENSE SPENDING DATA. Document Type: CREST. Collection: General CIA Records. Document Number (FOIA) /ESDN (CREST): CIA-RDP86TR Release Decision: RIPPUB. From the NYT: Soviet Military Budget: MOSCOW, May 30 — Mikhail S. Gorbachev. said military spending this year would be billion rubles, equivalent to $ billion and nearly four times the nominal defense budget. . Leonid I. Abalkin, a.
In Soviet Defense Spending: A History of CIA Estimates, , Noel E. Firth and James H. Noren, who spent much of their long CIA careers estimating and studying Soviet defense spending, provide a closer look at those estimates and consider how and why they were made. Get this from a library! CIA estimates of Soviet defense spending: hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, September 3, [United States. Congress. House. Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Subcommittee on Oversight.]. Format: Book; ISBN: ; LOC call number: UAF ; Published: College Station: Texas A&M University Press, c Scholars discussed the institute's newest publication about how the C.I.A. estimated the former Soviet Union's military expenditures and what lessons can be learned for future intelligence.
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