Keywords: Political Science

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 Red Web

The Red Web


Andrei Soldatov
Irina Borogan

ISBN: 9781610395731
Year of publication: 2017

Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan THE RED WEB THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN RUSSIAS DIGITAL DICTATORS AND THE NEW ONLINE REVOLUTIONARIES Information wants to be free. Futurist Stewart Brand This is not a phone conversation. a Russian expression meaning a wish to discuss something in person because somebody else might be listening PROLOGUE In an otherwise residential district of southwest Moscow, a nineteen-story gray-and-white high rise, surrounded by a modest fence, could at first glance be mistaken for ...

Keywords: Computers HISTORY Political Science Russia and the Former Soviet Union Security World
What Happened

What Happened


Hillary Rodham Clinton

ISBN: 9781501175565
Year of publication: 2017

Hillary Rodham Clinton WHAT HAPPENED For the team who stood with me in 2016 and worked their hearts out for a better, stronger, fairer America. Being your candidate was one of the greatest honors of my life. If you are tired, keep going. If you are scared, keep going. If you are hungry, keep going. If you want to taste freedom, keep going. Harriet Tubman Authors Note This is my story of what happened. Its the story of what I saw, felt, and thought during two of the most intense years Ive ever ...

Keywords: Biography and Autobiography Civics and Citizenship Political Science
My Fellow Prisoners

My Fellow Prisoners


Mikhail Khodorkovsky

ISBN: 9781468311617
Year of publication: 2015

Mikhail Khodorkovsky MY FELLOW PRISONERS MY FELLOW PRISONERS Mikhail Khodorkovsky was Russias leading businessman and an outspoken Kremlin critic. Born in 1963 in Moscow, he founded one of Russias first private banks, Menatep. Group Menatep subsequently acquired a majority interest in the Yukos Oil Company. Under Khodorkovskys leadership, Yukos revived the Russian oil industry, becoming one of the largest oil companies in the country, and the most transparent. He began sponsoring programmes ...

Keywords: human rights political science
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
Russia at the Barricades

Russia at the Barricades


Victoria E Bonnell
Terry L Cooper
Gregory Freidin

ISBN: 9781563242717
Year of publication: 2015

RUSSIA AT THE BARRICADES EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS OF THE AUGUST 1991 COUP Edited by Victoria E. Bonnell, Ann Cooper, and Gregory Freidin To our children, Anna Freidin and Tom Keller Map of Central Moscow List of Photographs Erecting a barricade near the White House Civilians rush to form a human chain against approaching tanks on Kalinin Prospect A civilian appeals to a soldier near the White House Tanks lined up on Kutuzov Prospect Women hauling debris to build a barricade as tanks approach the ...

Keywords: Ethnic Studies Europe Political Science Social Science
The Brothers

The Brothers


Masha Gessen

ISBN: 9780698148703
Year of publication: 2015

Masha Gessen THE BROTHERS The Road to an American Tragedy FOREWORD The pain inflicted by the Boston Marathon bombing was one of the few aspects of that act of terror that were immediately evident and certain. Such is the nature of the crime that hundreds of individuals and families will suffer loss and trauma for many years to come. This book, however, is not about that pain. It is about something that, whatever evidence is unearthed, will never be entirely certain: it is about the tragedy that ...

Keywords: 21st Century Criminals and Outlaws History Modern Political Science Terrorism
After the Sheikhs : The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies

After the Sheikhs : The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies


Christopher Michael Davidson

ISBN: 9780199330645
Year of publication: 2013

After The Sheikhs The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies Christopher M. Davidson It is almost forty years since the publication of Fred Hallidays landmark book Arabia Without Sultans. Now, in the wake of the Arab spring, another young British academic has written an important account of prospects for the Gulf region Orientalist special pleading doesnt get a look in. This is an unsentimental story of hard-nosed political calculation, conspicuous consumption, opaque budgets and sovereign ...

Keywords: American Government General Political Science State
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