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Quote from George F. Kennan,

"Were the Soviet Union to sink tomorrow under the waters of the ocean, the American military-industrial establishment would have to go on, substantially unchanged, until some other adversary could be invented. Anything else would be an unacceptable shock to the American economy."


George F. Kennan (more quotes by George F. Kennan or books by/about George F. Kennan)

(1904-2005) US advisor, diplomat, political analyst, and Pulitzer-prize winning historian, Professor Emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study and former US Ambassador to the Soviet Union.




Economics, Government, Military, Socialism, War


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