Richard Pipes

Historian, Author

1923 –

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Who is Richard Pipes?

Richard Edgar Pipes is a Polish-American academic who specializes in Russian history, particularly with respect to the Soviet Union, who espoused a strong anti-communist point of view throughout his career. In 1976 he headed Team B, a team of analysts organized by the Central Intelligence Agency who analyzed the strategic capacities and goals of the Soviet military and political leadership. Pipes is the father of American historian and expert on American foreign policy and the Middle East, Daniel Pipes.

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Born
Jul 11, 1923
Cieszyn
Also known as
  • Пайпс, Ричард
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Poles
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Cornell University
  • PhD, Harvard University
    History
    ( - 1950)
Lived in
  • Cieszyn Silesia
  • Massachusetts

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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