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Radio Liberty not only escaped the Reagan budget ax, it ended up with more money in the process. Budget-cutter David Stockman reportedly looked longingly at the funding for Radio Liberty, which beams into the Soviet Union in 15 languages, and at its counterpart for the Warsaw Pact states, Radio Free Europe.

However, several members of the National Security Council, led by Soviet affairs specialist Richard Pipes, are said to have gone right "to the top" and won exemption for the two radio services.

Airtime and target areas for the five Turkic languages broadcast over Radio Liberty "have been significantly increased," sources tell Inside Report, "particularly along the Iran-Afghanistan border."m

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