Central Intelligence Agency Office of Ibe Deputy Dircclor for Intelligence
NOTE TO:'. Deputy Director of Central Intelligence I, Director of Central Intelligence
ajor paper by SOVA on the policy implications of the Soviet economic slowdown. Ii la basedonsiderable amount of research already published and is an Important paper. uggest that you at least read the key Judgments and executive
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Robert/W. Gates Deputy DirectorMor Intelligence
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