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By Rajan Menon,Eugene B. Rumer

The present clash in Ukraine has spawned the main critical concern among Russia and the West because the finish of the chilly battle. It has undermined eu protection, raised questions about NATO's destiny, and positioned an finish to 1 of the main formidable initiatives of U.S. overseas coverage -- construction a partnership with Russia. It additionally threatens to undermine U.S. diplomatic efforts on concerns starting from terrorism to nuclear proliferation. And within the absence of direct negotiations, both sides is making a bet that political and fiscal strain will strength the opposite to blink first. stuck during this risky video game of bird, the West can't find the money for to lose sight of the significance of good kinfolk with Russia.This e-book places the clash in ancient standpoint by way of interpreting the evolution of the problem and assessing its implications either for the Crimean peninsula and for Russia's kinfolk with the West extra often. specialists within the diplomacy of post-Soviet states, political scientists Rajan Menon and Eugene Rumer sincerely express what's at stake in Ukraine, explaining the major fiscal, political, and safety demanding situations and clients for overcoming them. in addition they talk about ancient precedents, cartoon most likely results, and suggest regulations for shielding U.S.-Russia family sooner or later. In doing so, they supply a entire and obtainable learn of a clash whose effects should be felt for a few years to come.

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