We all now live in a paranoid and polarized world of Putin s making, and the Russian leader, through guile and disruption, has resurrected Russia s status as a force to be reckoned with From renowned foreign policy expert Angela Stent comes a must read dissection of present day Russian motives on the global stage.How did Russia manage to emerge resurgent on the world stage and play a weak hand so effectively Is it because Putin is a brilliant strategist Or has Russia stepped into a vacuum created by the West s distraction with its own domestic problems and US ambivalence about whether it still wants to act as a superpower PUTIN S WORLD examines the country s turbulent past, how it has influenced Putin, the Russians understanding of their position on the global stage and their future ambitions and their conviction that the West has tried to deny them a seat at the table of great powers since the USSR collapsed.This book looks at Russia s key relationships its downward spiral with the United States, Europe, and NATO its ties to China, Japan, the Middle East and with its neighbors, particularly the fraught relationship with Ukraine PUTIN S WORLD will help Americans understand how and why the post Cold War era has given way to a new, dangerous world, one in which Russia poses a challenge to the United States in every corner of the globe and one in which Russia has become a toxic and divisive subject in US politics. Best Read Putin's World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest author Angela Stent For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk
Angela Stent is director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies and a professor of government and foreign service at Georgetown University From 2004 to 2006, she served as national intelligence officer for Russia and Eurasia at the National Intelligence Council She is the author of The Limits of Partnership US Russian Relations in the Twenty First Century, for which she won the American Academy of Diplomacy s Douglas Dillon prize for the best book on the practice of American diplomacy.
- 448 pages
- Putin's World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest
- Angela Stent
- 08 November 2019 Angela Stent