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Failed Crusade: America and the Tragedy of Post-Communist Russia Updated Edition
Contributor(s): Cohen, Stephen F. (Author)

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ISBN: 0393322262     ISBN-13: 9780393322262
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
OUR PRICE: $18.66  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: November 2001

Annotation: A professor of Russian studies reveals what really happened in Russia after the end of the Soviet Union and the complicity of U.S. policy in a great human tragedy. "Failed Crusade" is a deeply informed and passionate call for a new policy toward Russia in the new millennium.
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BISAC Categories:
- Political Science | International Relations - General
- Political Science | Political Ideologies - Communism, Post-communism & Socialism
- History | Russia & The Former Soviet Union
Dewey: 327
LCCN: 2001044699
Physical Information: 0.91" H x 5.52" W x 8.59" (1.03 lbs) 349 pages
- Chronological Period - 1990's
- Cultural Region - Eastern Europe
- Cultural Region - Russia
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Publisher Description:
"Failed Crusade is a deeply informed and passionate call for a fundamentally different American-Russian relationship in the post-Yeltsin era. Author Stephen Cohen shows that what U.S. officials and other experts call "reform" has for most Russians been a catastrophic development -- namely the unprecedented demodernization of a twentieth-century country -- and for the United States the worst foreign policy disaster since Vietnam. What emerges is an alarming analysis of nuclear-laden Russia after 1991, representing an even greater threat to our national security than during the Cold War, and an indictment of American journalists and policy makers who failed to see or report the truth about the complicity of U.S. policy in a great human tragedy.

This paperback edition has been updated to reflect the events of the last year.

Contributor Bio(s): Cohen, Stephen F.: - Stephen F. Cohen is director of Russian studies at Princeton University and a regular commentator on network television.
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