The Return Of The Cold War

The Return of the Cold War
Publisher Routledge
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Category Social Science
Total Pages 290
ISBN 9781317409540
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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This book examines the crisis in Ukraine, tracing its development and analysing the factors which lie behind it. It discusses above all how the two sides have engaged in political posturing, accusations, escalating sanctions and further escalating threats, arguing that the ease with which both sides have reverted to a Cold War mentality demonstrates that the Cold War belief systems never really disappeared, and that the hopes raised in the aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union for a new era in East-West relations were misplaced. The book pays special attention to the often ignored origins of the crisis within Ukraine itself, and the permanent damage caused by the fact that Ukrainians are killing Ukrainians in the eastern parts of the country. It also assesses why Cold War belief systems have re-emerged so easily, and concludes by considering the likely long-term ramifications of the crisis, arguing that the deep-rooted lack of trust makes the possibility of compromise even harder than in the original Cold War.

The Return of the Cold War
  • Author : J. L. Black,Michael Johns
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-14

This book examines the crisis in Ukraine, tracing its development and analysing the factors which lie behind it. It discusses above all how the two sides have engaged in political posturing, accusations, escalating sanctions and further escalating threats, arguing that the ease with which both sides have reverted to a

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Return to Cold War
  • Author : Robert Legvold
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-04-22

The 2014 crisis in Ukraine sent a tottering U.S.-Russian relationship over a cliff - a dangerous descent into deep mistrust, severed ties, and potential confrontation reminiscent of the Cold War period. In this incisive new analysis, leading expert on Soviet and Russian foreign policy, Robert Legvold, explores in detail

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The World the Cold War Made
  • Author : James E. Cronin,Cronin James,Prof James E Cronin
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1996

The World the Cold War Made examines the Cold War and its lasting legacy by carefully exploring the creation and structure of the postwar settlement; its successes, failures and adaptations; and the eventual coming apart of the post war order in the 1980s and early 1990s. James Cronin shows how

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Return from the Natives
  • Author : Peter Mandler
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-05-07

Part intellectual biography, part cultural history and part history of human sciences, this fascinating volume follows renowned anthropologist Margaret Mead and her colleagues as they showed that anthropology could tackle the psychology of the most complex, modern societies in ways useful for waging the Second World War.

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Return to Winter
  • Author : Douglas E. Schoen,Melik Kaylan
  • Publisher : Encounter Books
  • Release Date : 2015-12-01

The United States is a nation in crisis. While Washington’s ability to address our most pressing challenges has been rendered nearly impotent by ongoing partisan warfare, we face an array of foreign-policy crises for which we seem increasingly unprepared. Among these, none is more formidable than the unprecedented partnership

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The Return of History
  • Author : Jennifer Welsh
  • Publisher : House of Anansi
  • Release Date : 2016-09-17

#1 National Bestseller Part of the CBC Massey Lectures Series In 1989, as the Berlin Wall crumbled and the Cold War dissipated, the American political commentator Francis Fukuyama wrote a famous essay, entitled “The End of History.” Fukuyama argued that the demise of confrontation between Communism and capitalism, and the expansion of

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NATO   s Democratic Retrenchment
  • Author : Henrik B.L. Larsen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-07-02

Exploring NATO’s post-Cold War determination to support democracy abroad, this book addresses the alliance’s adaptation to the new illiberal backlashes in Eastern Europe, the Western Balkans and Afghanistan after the alleged ‘return of history’. The book engages the question of what has driven NATO to pursue democratisation in

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Hot Books in the Cold War
  • Author : Alfread A. Reisch
  • Publisher : Central European University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-02-05

This study reveals the hidden story of the secret book distribution program to Eastern Europe financed by the CIA during the Cold War. At its height between 1957 and 1970, the book program was one of the least known but most effective methods of penetrating the Iron Curtain, reaching thousands of intellectuals

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The Return of Great Power Rivalry
  • Author : Matthew Kroenig
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020-03-27

The United States of America has been the most powerful country in the world for over seventy years, but recently the U.S. National Security Strategy declared that the return of great power competition with Russia and China is the greatest threat to U.S. national security. Further, many analysts

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Russian Foreign Policy
  • Author : Jeffrey Mankoff
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2011

This thoughtful and balanced text examines the development of Russian foreign policy since the end of the Cold War. Jeffrey Mankoff argues that Russia's more assertive behavior since Vladimir Putin became president in 2000 has resulted from both a deep-seated consensus among its elite about Russia's identity and interests as well

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In the Shadow of the Cold War
  • Author : Timothy J. Lynch
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-12-05

This book offers a bold re-interpretation of the prevailing narrative that US foreign policy after the Cold War was a failure. In chapters that retell and re-argue the key episodes of the post-Cold War years, Lynch argues that the Cold War cast a shadow on the presidents that came after

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The Return of Bipolarity in World Politics
  • Author : Øystein Tunsjø
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-27

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the international system has been unipolar, centered on the United States. But the rise of China foreshadows a change in the distribution of power. Øystein Tunsjø shows that the international system is moving toward a U.S.-China standoff, bringing us back to

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The End of the Cold War
  • Author : Robert Service
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2015-10-08

The Cold War had seemed like a permanent fixture in global politics, and until its denouement, no Western or Soviet politician foresaw that the stand-off between the two superpowers - after decades of struggle over every aspect of security, politics, economics and ideas - would end in their lifetimes. Even

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Return to Moscow
  • Author : Anthony Charles Kevin,Tony Kevin
  • Publisher : Apollo Books
  • Release Date : 2017

Forty-eight years ago, a young and apprehensive Tony Kevin set off with his family on his first diplomatic posting, to Moscow at the height of the Cold War. In the Russian winter of 2016 he returns alone, a private citizen, aged 73. What will he find? How has Russia changed since those

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The Age of Illusions
  • Author : Andrew Bacevich
  • Publisher : Metropolitan Books
  • Release Date : 2020-01-07

A thought-provoking and penetrating account of the post-Cold war follies and delusions that culminated in the age of Donald Trump from the bestselling author of The Limits of Power. When the Cold War ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Washington establishment felt it had prevailed in a

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