Keywords: International Relations

Russia's Military Revival

Russia's Military Revival


Bettina Renz

ISBN: 9781509516186
Year of publication: 2018

Bettina Renz RUSSIAS MILITARY REVIVAL Acknowledgements Part of the research and writing for this book was completed during a project funded by the Finnish Prime Ministers Office, Governments Analysis, Assessments and Research Activities fund from October 2015 until July 2016. I would like to thank the fund for the generous support. The project, entitled Russian hybrid warfare, was conducted jointly with Hanna Smith at the University of Helsinkis Aleksanteri Institute. Hanna also contributed with ...

Keywords: Intelligence and Espionage International Relations Political Science
The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America


Timothy Snyder

ISBN: 0525574468
Year of publication: 2018

Copyright 2018 by Timothy Snyder All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Tim Duggan Books, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York. crownpublishing.com TIM DUGGAN BOOKS and the Crown colophon are trademarks of Penguin Random House LLC. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data is available upon request. Hardcover ISBN9780525574460 Ebook ISBN9780525574484 International Edition ISBN9780525575405 Cover design by Christopher ...

Keywords: Comparative Politics History & Theory International Relations Political Science
The Grand Chessboard

The Grand Chessboard


Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski

ISBN: 9780465093083
Year of publication: 2016

Zbigniew Brzezinski THE GRAND CHESSBOARD AMERICAN PRIMACY AND ITS GEOSTRATEGIC IMPERATIVES For my studentsto help them shape tomorrows world LIST OF MAPS The Sino-Soviet Bloc and Three Central Strategic Fronts The Roman Empire at Its Height The Manchu Empire at Its Height Approximate Scope of Mongol Imperial Control, 1280 European Global Supremacy, 1900 British Paramountcy, 18601914 American Global Supremacy The Worlds Geopolitically Central Continent and Its Vital Peripheries The Eurasian ...

Keywords: American imperialism Globalization International Relations
The New Russia

The New Russia


Mikhail Gorbachev

ISBN: 9781509503919
Year of publication: 2016

Mikhail Gorbachev THE NEW RUSSIA Translated by Arch Tait Preface: Perestroika and the Future This is a book about the relevance of the past. Reflecting on what happened to Russia and Russians at the end of the last and beginning of this century, and what awaits Russia in the future, you inevitably come back to the years of Perestroika. Today, more than two decades separate us from that time, but it is probably still too early to attempt any final assessment. Chou En-Lai is said to have replied ...

Keywords: International Relations Political Science
War with Russia

War with Russia


Richard Shirreff

ISBN: 9781681441375
Year of publication: 2016

General Sir Richard Shirreff WAR WITH RUSSIA AN URGENT WARNING FROM SENIOR MILITARY COMMAND To my friends in Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania. Men and women who understand the price of freedom. Foreword Admiral James Stavridis, US Navy Retired, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe AT HIS CONFIRMATION hearing in the summer of 2015, General Mark Milley, the new Chief of US Army Staff, was asked by the Senate Armed Services Committee what was the greatest threat to the Americanand Westerndemocratic ...

Keywords: anti-Russian fiction international relations political science propaganda Russian and former Soviet Union world
Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg

Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg


Ben Stewart

ISBN: 9781620971109
Year of publication: 2015

Ben Stewart DONT TRUST DONT FEAR DONT BEG The Extraordinary Story of the Arctic 30 Dear future generations: Please accept our apologies. We were rolling drunk on petroleum. Kurt Vonnegut For the families of the Arctic 30, and for my own MAP FOREWORD Hi, Paul McCartney here. 1968. That was quite a year. The people were on the streets, revolution was in the air, we released the White Album, and perhaps the most influential photograph of all time was taken by an astronaut called William Anders. It ...

Keywords: Diplomacy Greenpeace International Relations Law Prirazlomnaya Russian and Former Soviet Union
Britannia's Fist: From Civil War to World War

Britannia's Fist: From Civil War to World War


Peter G Tsouras

ISBN: 9781574888232
Year of publication: 2008

Peter G. Tsouras Britannias Fist: From Civil War to World War 1 Cossacks, Copperheads, and Corsairs KAMERINSKI WOODS, OUTSIDE LODZ, POLAND, JULY 12, 1863 The sweat ran down his face as he lay hidden in the cool Polish forest. Jan Szmandas heart pounded as he aimed his musket at the cavalry patrol wending its way along the narrow woodworkers road. There were fifteen Cossacks, their lances bobbing with the canter, and an officer who rode at their head, his whip dangling from its loop around his ...

Keywords: & 1861-1865 Alternative History Civil War Period (1850-1877) Fiction General Great Britain Great Britain History Imaginary Histories International Relations Military Political Science United States United States United States – History – 1865-1921 United States – History – Civil War War – Foreign Relations – Great Britain – Foreign Relations – United States
George F. Kennan: An American Life

George F. Kennan: An American Life


John Lewis Gaddis

ISBN: 9781101548103
Year of publication: 2011

John Lewis Gaddis GEORGE F. KENNAN An American Life In memory of Annelise Srensen Kennan 19102008 without whom it would not have been possible PREFACE I HAVE SOMETIMES WONDERED WHETHER YOU WOULD BE ABLE TO see your way to going through with it, George Kennan wrote me in 1995, fourteen years after I became his biographer, sixteen years before the book would appear. But, he added, I comfort myself with the reflection that I have, after all, deservedly or otherwise, become something closer to a ...

Keywords: 20th century Cold War international relations
Sleepwalking with the Bomb

Sleepwalking with the Bomb


John C Wohlstetter

ISBN: 9781936599066
Year of publication: 2012

John C. Wohlstetter SLEEPWALKING WITH THE BOMB To family, friends, and others who educated me in coping with lifes challenges, including the challenge of thinking about how best to avoid man-made catastrophesof which nuclear conflict is most fearsome and destructive of all. FOREWORD Richard Perle WHEN RICHARD NIXON RETURNED FROM MOSCOW IN 1972 HE brought with him the apparent triumph of a comprehensive agreement with Leonid Brezhnev that would end a nuclear weapons arms race and usher in a new ...

Keywords: arms control Europe international relations nuclear warfare Russia and the former Soviet Union
Disordered World

Disordered World


Amin Maalouf

ISBN: 9781408822678
Year of publication: 2011

Amin Maalouf DISORDERED WORLD Setting a New Course for the Twenty-first Century Translated from the French by George Miller For Marlne and Salim Nasr And in memory of Paolo Vida 19482005 Man has survived hitherto because he was too ignorant to know how to realize his wishes. Now that he can realize them, he must either change them or perish. from Orchestra, William Carlos Williams, Collected Poems 1954 Preface to the English Edition I thought it useful to write a preface to this edition, because ...

Keywords: & anthropology civilization customs globalization international relations traditions