Czechoslovakia: A Bit of Maneuvering

For a few ominous days last week, it looked as though the Soviet army was about to invade Czechoslovakia and smash the reforming regime of Party Boss Alexander Dubček. Out of War saw crackled the news that a column of Russian troops was moving from the Polish city of Cracow toward the Czechoslovak border, and Western military attachés and diplomats were suddenly forbidden to travel outside the capital. Another Soviet force was reported heading from Dresden in East Germany toward Czechoslovakia, whose swift-paced "democratization" has lately alarmed Moscow and hard-lining members of...

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