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Were So Wrong 20009.
Despite prodigious intellectual labors (and prodigious sums spent to make them pos- sible), Western Sovietologists failed to foresee in any clear way the collapse of communism in the Soviet Union and East- ern Europe. Where did the analysts go wrong? Connor, director of the National Humanities Center at Research Triangle Park in North Carolina. savs that it was in