Softcover binding has shelfwear to edges of covers. Pages tight and clean with some yellowing due to age. 336 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1989. ISBN: 0515104191. The US and the Soviet Union are poised on the brink of Armageddon. Glasnost has failed. Russia is economically desperate. And Gorbachev's successor has launched the ""first strike"" in what may become World War III. Only one man knows the full extent of the impending horror-a CIA operative trapped in the Kremlin.