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The Operational Code of the Politburo
The Operational Code of the Politburo
By Nathan Leites
McGraw-Hill, 1951, 100 pp
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This effort to analyze the political strategy of Bolshevism, largely through the presentation, in vacuo, of injunctions of Lenin and Stalin, is of value in highlighting certain leading principles but of doubtful use in enabling us "to predict Politburo behavior" since so many of the propositions are extremely equivocal.