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Putin\'s Syrian Gambit: Sharper Elbows, Bigger Footprint, Stickier Wicket

Title:
Putin's Syrian Gambit: Sharper Elbows, Bigger Footprint, Stickier Wicket
Format:
Paperback
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GPO Stock Number:
008-000-01265-2
Description

This publication explores Russia's decisionmaking between 2015 and 2017 concerning Syria and the Middle East, and how these decisions have affected U.S. national security interests, and will continue to affect U.S. policymaking concerning Russia, Syria, the Middle East, and the fight against terrorism.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

Executive Summary ...........................................................................................1

Introduction........................................................................................................3

Rising Threat.......................................................................................................3

Stealthy Response ............................................................................................ 15

Fighting for Asad............................................................................................. 20

Arm Wrestling with Asad............................................................................... 22

Transformed Interests..................................................................................... 32

The Aleppo Challenge..................................................................................... 36

Astana, Geneva, and Rojava........................................................................... 45

Tomahawk Response....................................................................................... 49

Lessons Learned .............................................................................................. 53

Notes ................................................................................................................. 63

About the Author ............................................................................................ 98

Audience

This publication provides strategic studies that would benefit the Secretary of Defense, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, military leaders, the intelligence and national security community, and other government officials and policymakers.  In addition, anyone interested in the tensions and proposed U.S. policies concerning Russia, Syria, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and other key actors involved in U.S. national defense plans would enjoy this publication.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$20.00
International Price:
$28.00
Publisher:
Defense Dept., National Defense University, Institute for National Strategic Studies, Center for Strategic Research
Author:
  • Parker, John W.
Year/Pages:
2017: 104 p.
Key Phrases:
  • Russia
  • Syria
Weight:
0.75
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
07/07/2017
Last Status Update:
10/13/2017
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