The New Cold War: Putin's Russia and the Threat to the West

The New Cold War: Putin's Russia and the Threat to the West by Edward Lucas 1137280034 9781137280039
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The first edition of The New Cold War was published to great critical acclaim. Edward Lucas has established himself as a top expert in the field, appearing on numerous programs, including Lou Dobbs, MSNBC, NBC Nightly News, CNN, and NPR.

Since The New Cold War was first published in February 2008, Russia has become more authoritarian and corrupt, its institutions are weaker, and reforms have fizzled. In this revised and updated third edition, Lucas includes a new preface on the Crimean crisis, including analysis of the dismemberment of Ukraine, and a look at the devastating effects it may have from bloodshed to economic losses. Lucas reveals the asymmetrical relationship between Russia and the West, a result of the fact that Russia is prepared to use armed force whenever necessary, while the West is not. Hard-hitting and powerful, The New Cold War is a sobering look at Russias current aggression and what it means for the world.

This edition includes 30% updated material. It is also fully updated to include an incisive analysis of the Crimean crisis, from Russias seizure of the region to the dismemberment of Ukraine.

Author: Edward Lucas

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 384

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

Publication Date: 2014-07-29

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