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  • "They had eliminated the most capable of their potential opponents," Ms. Applebaum writes. "They had taken control of the institutions they considered most valuable. They had created, from scratch, the political police."

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  • Ms. Applebaum argues that communist ideology and Marxist-Leninist economic theory contained the seeds of their own destruction because their very claims to legitimacy were based on promises of future prosperity that never came.

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