Any attempt to describe the role of communism in an area that extends from the Mediterranean to the Bay of Bengal, more than 4,000 miles, and from the southern borders of the Soviet Union to Africa is bound to be difficult.
Kirkpatrick, Lyman B.
"Cold War Operations: The Politics of Communist Confrontation,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 21
, Article 10.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol21/iss7/10