The Ugly American is an anti-communist book. Yet it is clear that authors Burdick and Lederer have a lot of respect for the communists that they portray. Describe two qualities that Burdick and Lederer regard as formidable, even admirable in their books’ communists. What skills and personal qualities do these communists have that characters like Louis Sears lack? Identify an American who also possesses these two qualities.