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Russian-American Relations in the Post-Cold War World
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Russian-American Relations in the Post-Cold War World

James W. Peterson

Abstract

Why did the Russian take-over of Crimea come as a surprise to so many observers in the academic practitioner and global-citizen arenas? The answer presented in this book is a complex one, rooted in late-Cold War dualities but also in the variegated policy patterns of the two powers after 1991. This book highlights the key developmental stages in the evolution of the Russian-American relationship in the post-Cold War world. The 2014 crisis was provoked by conflicting perspectives over the Balkan Wars of the 1990s, the expansion of NATO to include former communist allies of Russia as well as thr ... More

Keywords: Crimea, invasions, NATO, relationship, terrorism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781526105783
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526105783.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James W. Peterson, author
Valdosta State University

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