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Underestimation of enemy intentions is dangerous and possibly fatal. In the rusn ‘ greet our primary adversary’s new leader as a man ready to improve relations between the Soviet Union and the West, it may be wise to remember the words of Solzhenitsyn: “Never has the Politburo numbered a humane or peace-loving man among its members. The communist bureaucracy is not constituted to allow men of that caliber to rise to the top.”