Jane Chastain is a Southern California-based broadcaster, author and political commentator. Despite her present emphasis on politics, Jane always will be remembered as the nation's first female TV sportscaster, spending 17 years on the sports beat. Jane blogs at JaneChastain.com. She is a pilot who lives on a private runway.
by Jane Chastain -- The Soviet Union did not collapse because of "reform minded leaders"
or because of the Reagan Administration's brilliantly aggressive
strategy. According to Stanislav Lunev, Russia's highest-ranking
military defector, more…