US - Soviet Relations and the Question of Detente
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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTEA native of Erfurt, Germany, Mr. Dornberg is a graduate in journalism of the University of Denver and has been associated with the Overseas Weekly, the New York Herald Tribune, the Toronto Star, and the Jerusalem Post. Mr. Dornberg joined Newsweek in 1965 and served as Bureau Chief two and a half years in Moscow before being ejected from the USSR. Isvestia accused him of taking part in preparing leaflets calling for the release of Soviet political prisoners. He denied the accusation. He then left Newsweek to free lance and work on two books.SUMMARY USSR has several serious economic problems and technological short-comings. Consumer goods are in short supply, high cost, and shoddy. Present regime's top priority is surviving as a regime; to this end it employs fear of terrorism and suppressing public expression of dissent. In Q+A he noted that the USSR [kw -- like the USA] lacks sufficient experts to understand China.