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Special forces veteran and Stanford scholar applies data and scholarship to conflict
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War on the Rocks: The Soviet's Dark Nuclear Romance
Once the Soviets got the nuclear arsenal Stalin had sought, they had to learn to live with the bomb – and all the dilemmas that came with it. With CISAC scholar David Holloway, this episode examines how the Soviet Union adjusted to the difficult new reality of being a nuclear power. READ MORE
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