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Regional security in the wake of the collapse of the Soviet Union

Europe and the Middle East : a project of the Bertelsmann Foundation
  • 198 Pages
  • 2.68 MB
  • English

Europa Union , [Bonn?]
National security -- Middle East., Russia (Federation) -- Foreign relations., Russia (Federation) -- Economic conditions -- 1991-, Europe -- Economic integration -- Russia (Federa


Russia (Federation), Europe, Middle

StatementGabriel Gorodetsky, Werner Weidenfeld (eds.).
SeriesMunich contributions to European unification ;, v. 8, Münchner Beiträge zur europäischen Einigung ;, Bd. 8.
ContributionsGorodetsky, Gabriel, 1945-, Weidenfeld, Werner., Bertelsmann Stiftung (Gütersloh, Germany)
LC ClassificationsJZ1616 .R436 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination198 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3753036M
ISBN 103771306124
LC Control Number2003443609

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Regional security in the wake of the collapse of the Soviet Union: Europe and the Middle East (Munich Contributions to European Unification)Format: Paperback. "Regional Security in the Wake of the Collapse of the Soviet Union: Europe and the Middle East" was the topic of a Euro-Israeli dialogue in two conferences held in Caesarea, Israel, in December and in May by the Bertelsmann Foundation, the Center for Applied Policy Research at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and the Curiel.

Principal results: The study argues that the collapse of the Soviet Union and Soviet Communism marked nothing less than the complete transformation of the geopolitical system. Not only did this generate considerable economic political and social turmoil in former Soviet satellites, but throughout the international system as a : Nicola Alie, Peter Gizewski.

Taking the Soviet collapse - the most cataclysmic event of the recent past - as a case study, this text engages students in the exercise of historical analysis, interpretation and explanation. In exploring the question posed by the title, the author introduces and applies such organizing concepts as great power conflict, imperial decline, revolution, ethnic conflict, colonialism, economic 4/5(1).

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By attributing the Soviet collapse to the impact of American actions, US policy makers overrated their own capacities in toppling and rebuilding foreign regimes. Not only was the key American role in the demise of the Soviet Union a myth, but this misplaced belief has guided and haunted American foreign policy ever since.

In the wake of the collapse of the Soviet empire and the most dramatic realignment military state of the Soviet Union. Critics contended that the CIA overstated the strength of the Soviet economy, turnover among regional Party first secretaries. The collapse of the Soviet Union inlargely as a result of massive political, economic, and ideological failures, followed in the wake of the overthrow of Soviet-dominated Communist regimes.

Documents on Israeli-Soviet Relations, (2 vols.)(Cass, London, ) ( pp.) with W. Weidenfeld, Regional Security in the Wake of the Collapse of the Soviet Union: Europe and the Middle East (Europa Union Verlag, Munich, ) Russia between East and West: Russian Foreign Policy on the Threshold of the 21st Century (Cass, London, ).

That ended with the collapse of the Soviet Union. A New Cold War. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, NATO has been expanding closer to Russia.

Russia has since modernized their military, and annexed the Crimea in the Ukraine. NATO powers have implemented Economic sanctions in response to this Russian aggression.

Designed to take into account the lessons of the Gulf War, developments in the Soviet Union, and other "regional security challenges," and the implications of the "military-technological revolution" (e.g., emergence of "smart munitions"), the DPG would explain policy goals and military spending priorities for the years ahead.

Anxiety over the character and shape of the post-Cold War international order actually emerged as rapidly in the Third World as it had in the Soviet Union.

The collapse of communist ideology, the liberation of eastern Europe and the palpable descent of the Soviet Union into weakness and chaos took the world by surprise.

() democracy was possible in the wake of Soviet collapse because collapse saw the re - emergence of organic social interests out from under the totalitarian regime; for.

When the Soviet Union collapsed inthe worry in the West was what would happen to that country’s thousands of nuclear weapons. Would “loose” nukes fall into the hands of terrorists, rogue states, criminals – and plunge the world into a nuclear nightmare.

In his new book, Economic collapse, political turmoil. The fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union accelerated the push for deeper European integration, a project which had begun in earnest in the wake of World War II, with the.

technological gaps between the Soviet Union and the capitalist West. To bridge this gap, systemic reforms were needed. These reforms, once initiated, spun out of control and led to the breakdown of the Soviet Union.8 Fukuyama asserts that the collapse of the Soviet Union was inevitable given the.

By the time Russia’s relations with the West collapsed in the wake of Moscow’s annexation of the Ukrainian region of Crimea, Putin’s grip on.

The book explores the rise of these exclusive ‘inter-democratic’ security institutions after the collapse of the Soviet Union, and the ensuing effects on relations with Russia.

Author Claus Neuber was a young artillery lieutenant in the 18th Panzergrenadier Division of the German Fourth Army in the Soviet Union in June when he was caught up in Operation Bagration, the large-scale Red Army offensive that destroyed Army Group Centre and pushed the Germans back hundreds of miles into eastern Poland.

After almost seventy days on the run behind Soviet lines he Reviews:   While it is widely taken as a given that U.S. support for the anti-Soviet Mujahideen rebels in Afghanistan played a major role in the collapse of the Soviet Union, it is worth pointing out that the Politburo turned to Gorbachev more than a year before the United States tipped the military balance in Afghanistan by providing Stinger missiles to.

Twenty-five years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Soviet Union’s successor states continue to experience the political, economic and security effects of 70 years of Soviet rule. While Russia charts an increasingly assertive regional course, other states, including Ukraine, Moldova, and Belarus, have faced challenges defining their relationships with Moscow on the.

“On Maa treaty between republican Turkey and the Soviet Union determined that both the regions were to be under the authority of the Azerbaijani Soviet Socialist Republic,” writes policy and security expert Svante E Cornell in his research paper, ‘Undeclared war:.

The final round of the Soviet Union's collapse began on December 1, That day, a Ukrainian popular referendum resulted in 91 percent of Ukraine's voters voting to affirm the independence declaration passed in August and formally secede from the Union.

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The secession of Ukraine, long second only to Russia in economic and political power. By the time the Berlin Wall fell in and the Soviet Union collapsed two years later, NATO, created as part of the Cold War, had become central to European security.

Yet the end of the Cold War raised questions about the alliance’s future, since its prime function, defending Western Europe against the Soviet Union and its Eastern European. Collapse of the Soviet Union - Collapse of the Soviet Union - The end of Soviet communism: The collapse of the coup led to the demise of Soviet communism, but the CPSU’s influence had been dwindling since at least the beginning of Gorbachev’s reform regime in The coup’s failure simply punctuated this decline by showcasing the hollow threat that the once-dominant Soviet apparat had.

Soviet Espionage in America. With the Soviet Union economic collapse and the opening of part of the Soviet archives to Western scholars, it was inevitable that our knowledge of Soviet espionage in America would grow deeper and more precise.

Inthe Venona Project files were declassified and made available to the general public.

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Since the breakup of the Soviet Union twenty years ago, Western commentators have often celebrated it as though what disappeared from the world arena in December was the old Soviet Union, the. About In the wake of the collapse of the Soviet Union, the United States was the world’s only superpower.

At the time, in light of the failure of the world’s most powerful Communist regime and the preeminence of the Western powers, many predicted the end of competition amongst major states. Yet, over the past Continue reading "NSI ". Soviet-American competition in the past has all too often exacerbated regional conflicts rather than helped resolve them.

Since the extraordinary events ofhowever, the Soviet Union no longer seems willing to support military intervention in the Third World. The year marked the hundredth anniversary of the the independence of the three Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

Sincethe three nations suffered triply by brutal occupations: first by the Soviet Union, then by Nazi Germany, followed by the Soviet Union again. Despite these hardships, the three small nations endured, gaining [ ].

The collapse of the Soviet Union hasn't altered the conviction among many American policymakers that a stable global economic and political order depends on Washington's maintaining preponderance.

The total collapse of the Soviet Union in took many in the West by surprise. The fundamental factors that contributed to collapse, including economic stagnation and the overextension of the military, were rooted in Soviet policies, but the Cold War and the U.S.

policy of containment played a role as well. Defense and Security. The fall of the Soviet Union prompted the allies to adopt new guidelines in that expanded where Japan’s military could operate, from its home islands to.

Other articles where Soviet Coup of is discussed: collapse of the Soviet Union: The coup against Gorbachev: That the Soviet Union was disintegrating had been subtly apparent for some time, but the final act began at pm on Sunday, Aug Soviet Pres.

Mikhail Gorbachev was at his dacha in the Crimean resort of Foros when.