Download Russophobia: Anti-Russian Lobby and American Foreign Policy by Andrei Tsygankov PDF

By Andrei Tsygankov

ISBN-10: 0230614183

ISBN-13: 9780230614185

The ebook explains why the US-Russia post-9/11 partnership didn't undergo. Washington subsidized clear of its preliminary dedication to a brand new point of cooperation with Moscow in addressing problems with terrorism, power protection, political instability and guns proliferation. a lot of America’s coverage is formed via an ambition to stay the one world’s superpower and by means of actions of curiosity teams with the schedule of separating Russia from the Western global. even supposing those teams don't dictate the authentic coverage, their effect has been remarkable. The e-book analyzes the unfavorable position played by Russophobia and formulates a special method of Russia within the post-Cold battle world. 

Show description

Read or Download Russophobia: Anti-Russian Lobby and American Foreign Policy PDF

Best russia books

Authoritarian Backlash: Russian Resistance to Democratization in the Former Soviet Union

Ambrosio examines 5 recommendations that an more and more authoritarian Russia has followed to maintain the Kremlin's political energy: insulate, bolster, subvert, redefine and coordinate. every one technique seeks to counter or undermine local democratic tendencies either at domestic and through the former Soviet Union.

Lev Shternberg: Anthropologist, Russian Socialist, Jewish Activist (Critical Studies in the History of Anthropology)

This highbrow biography of Lev Shternberg (1861–1927) illuminates the advance anthropology in overdue imperial and early Soviet Russia. almost immediately after the formation of the Soviet Union the govt initiated an in depth ethnographic survey of the country’s peoples. Lev Shternberg, who as a political exile through the overdue tsarist interval had carried out ethnographic examine in northeastern Siberia, was once one of many anthropologists who directed this survey and for that reason performed an important position in influencing the professionalization of anthropology within the Soviet Union.

With Napoleon in Russia

From the unique "Mémoires du général de Caulaincourt" as edited via Jean Hanoteau; abridged, edited, and with an creation via George Libaire.

Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy 1905-1953

An epic tale of braveness, genius and poor folly, this can be the 1st historical past of ways the Soviet Union's scientists grew to become either the honor and the giggling inventory of the highbrow world.

Simon Ings weaves jointly what occurred whilst a handful of impoverished and underemployed graduates, professors and marketers, creditors and charlatans, sure themselves to a failing govt to create an international superpower. And he indicates how Stalin's obsessions derailed an outstanding scan in 'rational government'.

Additional info for Russophobia: Anti-Russian Lobby and American Foreign Policy

Example text

I discuss the Lobby’s objectives, its tactics to achieve them, the history of its formation and rise to prominence, and the conditions that preserved its influence in the aftermath of 9/11. I argue that Russophobia has been important to American hegemonic elites in pressuring Russia for economic and political concessions in the post–Cold War era. T 1. Goals and Means Objectives The central objective of the Lobby has been to preserve and strengthen America’s power in the post–Cold War world through imperial or hegemonic policies.

S. 51 Soon after the war, the previously identified schools that were promoting American values and military power abroad began to converge in the face of the growing prospect of Soviet expansionism. Isolationism was no longer an option, as everything became increasingly subject to fighting the Soviets across the globe. Freedom House, initially created by Franklin D. Roosevelt to prepare American public opinion for war and defend independence of a free France, was turned into a propaganda machine against the Soviets.

These three, Hamiltonianism, Wilsonianism, and Jacksonianism, represent different forms of American internationalism, and they have endured in the country’s foreign policy. Together, the three traditions had the potential to shape the world in the image of the United States, and, were Russia to stand in the way, the Russophobic stereotypes could have developed in the manner of other cultural stereotypes that America developed about China, Japan, Germany, and Muslim nations at later stages. S. international behavior.

Download PDF sample

Russophobia: Anti-Russian Lobby and American Foreign Policy by Andrei Tsygankov

by Kenneth

Rated 4.78 of 5 – based on 34 votes