Banking on Military Assistance: Czechoslovakia’s Struggle for Influence and Profit in the Third World 1955–1968*

@article{Richterova2020BankingOM,
  title={Banking on Military Assistance: Czechoslovakia’s Struggle for Influence and Profit in the Third World 1955–1968*},
  author={Daniela Richterova and Mikul{\'a}{\vs} Pe{\vs}ta and Natalia Telepneva},
  journal={The International History Review},
  year={2020},
  volume={43},
  pages={90 - 108}
}
Abstract In the 1950s, Czechoslovakia launched an ambitious program of military assistance to countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Driven by the desire to obtain political influence and hard currency, the program involved the delivery of arms, military technology, and training to select clients. However, Czechoslovakia faced many challenges, as the country struggled to offer quality training to Third World partners and to control foreign soldiers who often challenged military discipline… 
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