Trip Report

Admiral Crowe's Visit to the Soviet Union, March 17-25, 1990

by Jeffrey Legro


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The author accompanied Admiral William Crowe on a nine-day Soviet trip in March 1990. This paper documents his observations on individuals they met, institutions they visited, and issues that were discussed. The trip was an extension of the U.S.-USSR military-to-military exchanges that were initiated under Crowe's leadership at the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The Soviet invitation was intended to reciprocate Marshal Sergei Akhromeyev's visit to the United States, as well as to provide an opportunity to testify before the Supreme Soviet's Committee on Defense and State Security.

This report is part of the RAND Corporation Occasional paper (Soviet) series. The occasional paper series was a product of the RAND Corporation from 1985 to 1992. It included the occasional paper education (OPE) and occasional paper Soviet (OPS), which was issued jointly by the RAND/UCLA Center for Soviet Studies (CSS) to facilitate the exchange of ideas among those who shared the research interests of the Center and of scholars participating in its research and seminar programs.

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