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Russia, the West, and Military Intervention
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Russia, the West, and Military Intervention

Roy Allison

Abstract

This book studies Soviet/Russian attitudes and responses to military interventions, exploring cases from the Gulf War in 1990 to the intervention by Western states in Libya in 2011. It also assesses controversy around Russia’s own interventions in the CIS region. It employs a conceptual framework which compares how Russia and Western powers have viewed the justifications and rationales for such interventions. This is a discursive political process, through which international norms and the evolution of customary international law can be identified. The study also assesses the domestic and inte ... More

Keywords: Russia, military intervention, international norms, use of force, CIS, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq War, Libya

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199590636
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590636.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roy Allison, author
University Lecturer in the International Relations of Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia, University of Oxford & Fellow, St. Antony's College, Oxford

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