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Russian Policy in the Middle East

Alexei Vassiliev

Russian Policy in the Middle East

From Messianism to Pragmatism

by Alexei Vassiliev

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Published by Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • International relations,
  • Soviet Union,
  • History: American,
  • Middle East,
  • Russia,
  • Foreign Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8313297M
    ISBN 100863721680
    ISBN 109780863721687

    The Middle East has been a central focus of the United States’ foreign policy. The purpose of the current re search is to shed light on the United States’ ec o-. The Middle East has been a central focus of the United States’ foreign policy. The purpose of the current research is to shed light on the United States’ economic and political presence in the Middle East region before and after World War I and after World War II to understand how United States’ presence has developed in the region and what motives were behind its : Atallah S. Al Sarhan.   Russian foreign policy in the Middle East. Current Russian foreign policy in the Middle East can be described in terms of both continuity and novelty. As was the case in the previous years of Vladimir Putin’s presidency, the Middle East does not rank high on the scale of Russia’s foreign-policy priorities. Russian Foreign Policy in the Middle East. T T Posts: Points: Join date: Location: Planet Earth. Post n°76; Re: Russian Foreign Policy in the Middle East. T on Fri pm. par far wrote.


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Book Description. This is a comprehensive study of Soviet policies in the Middle East. Concentrating on policy developments, Professor Golan analyses the major Soviet decisions and objectives from the end of World War II to the Gorbachev era.

She pays particular attention to the wars and crises of recent years and the often problematic development Cited by:   Review. As Putin's Russia ended its retreat from Great Power politics and challenged the dominance of the US in the Middle East, pundits in the West have struggled to understand Moscow s motives This is the place to start to sort through the confusions that have obscured understanding of the stakes for Russia and the US in that vital : $ “Russia and the Arabs reads like a spy thriller, yet it is a profound study of Russia's involvement in the Middle East based on unique first-hand experience and serious analysis.

No serious student of the region will be able to ignore it. This is essential reading.” Middle East International Cited by: Nikolay Kozhanov. The current Russian Russian Policy in the Middle East book in the Middle East is unprecedented for the region since the fall of the Soviet Union. Records of diplomatic and political contacts show increased exchanges of multilevel delegations between Russia and the main regional countries.

The end of the Soviet Union precipitated a reassessment of Russia’s foreign policy in many parts of the world, particularly the Middle East. This text looks at how a once cherished commitment to ideological goals and superpower rivalry with the United States was replaced, afterwith a pragmatic foreign policy based on national interest, epitomized.

Russian ties to the Middle East go back centuries and provide a valuable foundation on which to build.

From its quest for warm water ports and access to the Mediterranean in the eighteenth century, to its policy of protecting fellow Orthodox Christians living in Ottoman lands in the nineteenth century, Russia historically has been a factor in Middle Eastern politics.

Russian Policy Across the Middle East: Motivations and Methods 21 February Engagement with Russia on the situation in the Middle East needs to be accompanied by readiness in the West to defend its own red lines in the : Nikolay Kozhanov.

RUSSIAN FOREIGN POLICY IN THE MIDDLE EAST Author : Dmitri Trenin, Director Carnegie Moscow Center In the broader universe of Moscow’s foreign policy, the Middle East generally ranks after the United States, Europe, and China and Asia. The Middle East states have the greatest power and agency to determine the viability of any Russian strategy.

Russia's multifaceted diplomatic relations and recent interventionist trend are likely to be superseded by longer-term economic, energy, and arms by: 2. The Soviets were a strongman in the Middle East, interceding to maintain tensions as a distraction to the West.

Soviet foreign policy in the Middle East emphasized the Arab nations and their interaction with the West. Moscow had little use for the region except to distract Washington from Berlin early in the Cold War.

Russia's Middle East Policy: From Lenin to Putin (Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series) 1st Edition. : Alexey Vasiliev. The end of the Soviet Union precipitated a reassessment of Russia's foreign policy in many parts of the world, particularly the Middle East.

This text looks at how a 3/5(1). The arrival of Vladimir Putin, first as a Prime Minister and then as President came with a conservative stance, preserving the fundamental lines of Yeltsin’s Russian Foreign Policy.

In the Middle East, the main preoccupation of the new administration was to prevent the transmission of regional crises to the nucleus of the Russian Federation, e.g. the rise of jihadism. Exactly how far Russia’s resurgence in the Middle East will ultimately go remains to be seen, as do the potential strategic ramifications for U.S.

interests. But no one should be sanguine. The. A new book translates Russia’s fears and hopes for Syria, and the wider region, for an American audience. Russia's President Vladimir Putin and his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Sochi on Novem Author: Masha Kirasirova.

This book, first published insurveys Soviet policies and Middle Eastern responses during the turbulent s. It deals with changing moods of Turkey and Iran, the Arab-Israeli conflict in the context of big power rivalry in the Middle East, the Russian naval presence in the Mediterranean, and the new Soviet interest in Gulf oil.

Book Description. After decades of intense interest and rivalry with the USA, the end of the Cold War and the dismantling of the USSR officially marked a period of significant retreat of Russia from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

Russian Policy in the Middle East: From Messianism to Pragmatism: Vassiliev, Alexei: Books - or: Alexei Vassiliev. vi Conflict and Diplomacy in the Middle East Contents INTRODUCTION Yannis A. Stivachtis 1 1.

GLOBALISM, REGIONALISM AND THE MIDDLE EAST Ayşegül Sever 16 2. THE CHALLENGES TO MIDDLE EASTERN INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY: A STUDY IN DISORDER Onur Erpul 32 3.

UNITED STATES FOREIGN POLICY IN THE MIDDLE EAST AFTER THE. This extraordinary book charts the development of Russia’s relations with the Middle East from the Russian Revolution of to the present.

It covers both high and low points – the closeness to Nasser’s Egypt, followed by reversal; the successful invasion of Afghanistan which later turned in. The Limits of Russian Strategy in the Middle East by Ben Connable and Becca Wasser Becca Wasser is a policy analyst at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation, where her primary research areas include wargaming, international security, and US defence and foreign policy in the Middle East.

the global circumstances of russia’s middle eastern policy /8 2. ‘Closer’ and ‘farther’ middle east /9 II. evolutIon of ruSSIa’S polICy In the mIddle eaSt /11 1. the economy and focus on internal policy (–) /11 2. a return to the middle east (–) /12 3. the middle east as an ‘extended bulwark’ to defend putin.

Moreover, the Middle East is the region that best fits Russia’s foreign policy “toolkit,” so to speak: i.e., sufficiently effective modern Armed Forces and the ability to use them (especially after the reforms of the late s and early s); a solid knowledge of the region gathered during the Soviet Union’s activity there; a strong.

Russia’s return to the Middle East is widely thought to have been sparked by Mr Putin’s indignation that Nato used a UN Security Council resolution intended to. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vasilʹev, A.M. (Alekseĭ Mikhaĭlovich). Russian policy in the Middle East.

Reading: Ithaca Press, Russia is a co-sponsor of the Middle East peace process and supports UN and multilateral initiatives in the Persian Gulf, Cambodia, Burma, Angola, the former Yugoslavia, and Haiti.

Russia is a founding member of the Contact Group and (since the Denver Summit in June ) a member of the G8. The United States, all the mistakes and blunders of the US Middle East policies notwithstanding, remained the unquestionable external hegemon of the Arab world. Russia could hope for only very modest progress in dealing with select Arab nations like Egypt, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, and Syria.

the new geopolitics of the middle east: america’s role in a changing region For about 20 years since the end of the Cold War, the regional power dynamics of the Middle East.

Russia and the Middle East: Policy Challenges I 11 the establishment of close relations with the radical camp in the region; this camp became Russia’s main partner in promoting an anti-Western stance.

Concurrently, Russia engaged in feverish activity in regional politics, at the. Get this from a library. Russia and the Middle East: towards a new foreign policy. [Talal Nizameddin] -- The end of the Soviet Union precipitated a reassessment of Russia's foreign policy in many parts of the world, none more so than in the Middle East.

This book examines how Russia's relationships with. Russia’s participation in the “P5+1” brought the country back into the Middle East, a region that has interested it since the 19 th century when the Russian Empire expanded south towards the Persian and Ottoman Empires.

Yet, quite frequently and for long periods of time during the Empire, the Soviet period, and in the current iteration of. Ilya Bourtman, "Putin and Russia's Middle Eastern Policy," Middle East Review of International Affairs, June ; The Washington Times, Sept. 7, Mark Katz, "Putin's Foreign Policy toward Syria," Middle East Review of International Affairs, Mar.

RIA Novosti, J Cited by: 6. Book Description: This book is the first to offer a comprehensive survey of Moscow’s foreign policy interests in Syria. The author considers the Kremlin’s diplomacy on Syria within the broader system of Russian foreign policy in the Middle East; he analyses the influence of Russian domestic dimensions on Moscow’s approaches to the subject; and he considers how.

Given the current circumstances, this is a difficult task, but unless Congress and the White House get serious about the Russian threat, they will hand parts of the Middle East over to Moscow in Author: Steven A. Cook. Russia, the United States, and the Middle East. J We don’t know much about what was said when U.S.

President Donald Trump sat across from Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit on July 7, but we do know they talked a lot about the Middle East. Russian President Vladimir Putin will look to boost his country’s standing in the Middle East following the Trump administration’s decision to assassinate the Iranian military leader Qassem.

Get this from a library. Russia and the Middle East: towards a new foreign policy. [Talal Nizameddin] -- "The end of the Soviet Union precipitated a reassessment of Russia's foreign policy in many parts of the world, none more so than in the Middle East.

Nizameddin's book looks at how a once cherished. Russia is on a roll in the Middle East. Russian airpower saved the Assad regime from certain defeat. Turkey and Israel must now accept the presence of Russian troops on their borders.

Saudi Arabia has given Russian President Vladimir Putin the red-carpet treatment. And U.S. President Donald Trump thanked Putin for facilitating the operation to. Russian Energy Policy in the Middle East. Articles Looking to implement its pivot to the East, Russia has also sought to become a major energy producer in Asia by squeezing competitors out of the region.

The Middle East came into the spotlight for Moscow when it decided to hedge its bets in the energy sector and gain more control over. 4 Russia’s Policy in the Middle East Caucasus, the central Russian republics of Tatarstan and Bashkortostan, and in the post-Soviet Central Asia.

Fourth, because of the energy riches of the region: Russia sees itself as an energy power, and looks for opportunities south of the border. Fifth, Russia pays attention due to the current U.S. focus File Size: KB.Essays on Russian Foreign Policy in the Caucasus and the Middle East is a comprehensive account to read to understand these trends.

Based on professional expertise and personal experiences from an author uniquely positioned to trace the dynamics in both regions, it reveals the rational behind many of Russia's moves while critically assessing Author: Maxim A.

Suchkov.Russia has no grand strategy for the Middle East, but it has managed overlapping and often antagonistic coalitions with great skill. As Trenin reminds readers, Russia unreservedly supported the United States in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, and inPutin tasked Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev with crafting a grand bargain with U.S.