Conflict in Ukraine: The Unwinding of the Post--Cold War by Rajan Menon,Eugene B. Rumer

By Rajan Menon,Eugene B. Rumer

The present clash in Ukraine has spawned the main severe trouble among Russia and the West because the finish of the chilly battle. It has undermined ecu defense, raised questions on NATO's destiny, and positioned an finish to 1 of the main bold tasks of U.S. overseas coverage -- development 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 financial strain will strength the opposite to blink first. stuck during this risky video game of chook, the West can't find the money for to lose sight of the significance of solid relatives with Russia.This publication places the clash in historic point of view through studying the evolution of the hindrance and assessing its implications either for the Crimean peninsula and for Russia's family with the West extra as a rule. specialists within the diplomacy of post-Soviet states, political scientists Rajan Menon and Eugene Rumer sincerely exhibit what's at stake in Ukraine, explaining the foremost monetary, political, and safety demanding situations and clients for overcoming them. additionally they speak about ancient precedents, caricature most probably results, and suggest guidelines for protecting U.S.-Russia kin sooner or later. In doing so, they supply a finished and obtainable learn of a clash whose results may be felt for a few years to come.

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