American Cryptology during the Cold War, 1945-1989: Book III: American Cryptology during the Cold War, 1972-1980 [Part 2, excised] [open pdf - 5MB]
This is the second section of book three in Thomas Johnson's history of the National Security Agency (NSA) during the Cold War. It contains pages 117-262, which encompasses four chapters, entitled: New Targets and Techniques, the Middle East and the Yom Kippur War, the Rebirth of Intelligence during the Carter Administration, and the Foreign Policy Crises of the Carter years. Subtopics covered include the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT), NSA Computers, NSA's foreign collaboration, the Carter white House, Panama, SALT II, the Situation in the Third World, the Iranian Revolution, the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan, the Sino-Vietnamese Dispute, and the Soviet Brigade in Cuba.
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