Russia and America: From Rivalry to Reconciliation

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George Ginsburgs, Alvin Z. Rubinstein, Oles M. Smolansky
M.E. Sharpe, 9. sept 1993 - 353 pages
As we move into the post-Cold War era, American and Russian leaders need to rethink their basic assumptions about security, about foreign policy priorities, and about essential political alignments, including, first and foremost, their relationship with one another. This volume, intended for anyone interested in international affairs as well as for classroom use, examines a range of critical issues and their implications for U.S.-Russian relations.
 

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Contents

New Russia and the United States
5
Domestic Determinants of Russias Foreign Policy
21
Constitutional Politics The Russian Constitutional Court as a New Kind of Institution
23
Conservative Politics in Russia Implications for USRussian Relations
45
Russia Federalism Regionalism and Nationality Claims
65
The American Vision of Whats Wrong With Russia and How Cooperation Can Help
89
Regional Issues
103
Ukraine and RussianAmerican Relations
105
George Ginsburgs
165
The New Nuclear Equation David T Twining
203
The Context of RussianAmerican Cooperation in the Fight Against Crime
219
Foreign Policy
229
Germany as a Factor in USRussian Relations An Essay on a Growing Invisible Challenge
231
Russia America and Northeast Asia After the Cold War
251
The Russian Federation and the Middle East An Evolving Relationship
279
Overview
303

Central Asia and the New RussianAmerican Rapprochement
129
On Ukraine and Russian American Relations
143
On Central Asia and the New Russian American Rapprochement Dilbar Turabekova
148
Understanding Ukraine Sergo A Mikoyan
152
Functional Issues
163
Russia and America in Strategic Perspective
305
International Politics and USRussian Relations
327
Index
345
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