Russia and the Third World in the Post-Soviet Era

Russia and the Third World in the Post-Soviet Era

By: Mohiaddin Mesbahi (editor)Paperback

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The collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War mark a revolutionary watershed in Russia's relations with the Third World. With essays from leading experts, many of them policy makers in today's Russia, this text aims to contribute to the debate on some of the most important political, social and economic developments in the field of international relations. The author's most recent works include: ""Moscow and Iran: From the Islamic Revolution to the Collapse of Communism"".

About Author

Mohiaddin Mesbahi is associate professor of international relations at Florida International University. The author of several studies on Soviet-Iranian relations and Central Asian security, his most recent works include Moscow and Iran: From the Islamic Revolution to the Collapse of Communism and a forthcoming edited volume, Central Asia and the Caucasus after the Soviet Union (UPF).


Russia and the Third World after the Soviet Union - Departure, Convergence, or a New Centaur?, Mohiaddin Mesbahi. Part 1 The Soviet Collapse, the World Order, and Shifting Paradigms: A Requiem for the Soviet Union, Vendulka Kubalkova; the ""Third Worldization"" of Russia and Eastern Europe, Andre Gunder Frank; the ""End of History"" and the Third World - the Relevance of Ideology, Georgy I. Mirsky; The Collapse of the USSR and the Future of the Socialist Model, Elizabeth Kridl Valkenier. Part 11 The Soviet Experience in the Third World: the USSR and the Third World - A Historical Perspective, Yuri Krasin; Russia's ""New Thinking"" and the Third World, Victor A. Kremenyuk. Part 3 Moscow, the United States, and the Third World: The Dynamics of US-Russian Interaction in the Third World during the Gorbachev Era and Beyond, Alvin Z. Rubinstein; America's Post-Cold War Military Policy in the Third World, Mark N. Katz; The End of the Cold War and the ""New World Order"" - Implications for the Developing World, Roger E. Kanet and James T. Alexander. Part 4 Regional Studies: Russia, Africa, and the End of the Cold War, Stephen Neil MacFarlane; Russia and the Asia-Pacific Region - Toward a New Doctrine, Gennady Chufrin; Moscow, Cuba, and Central America, Anatoly Glinkin; Moscow's Relations with Argentina and Brazil-End or Renewal?, Aldo C. Vacs; Russia and the Middle East - Continuity and Change, Irina Zviagelskaya and Vitaly Naumkin; The Dynamics of Russian-Afghan Relations - A View from Moscow, Yuri V. Gankovsky; The Collapse of the USSR and the Northern Tier States, Shireen T. Hunter. 4

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  • ISBN13: 9780813012711
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 376
  • ID: 9780813012711
  • ISBN10: 0813012716

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