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  •  Khrushchev's "We will bury you" statement (1+ / 0-)
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    was made in the context of the historic competition between capitalist and socialist economy. It was not a war threat.

    Khrushchev claimed and may actually have believed for awhile that the Soviet economy would surpass America's by 1970.

    Except during the Korean War Soviet leaders never engaged in the kind of wild militarist rhetoric we've been hearing from North Korea.  

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