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A little war that shook the world : Georgia, Russia, and the future of the West

Author: Ronald D Asmus
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The brief war between Russia and Georgia in August 2008 seemed to many like an unexpected shot out of the blue. Former Assistant Deputy Secretary of State Ronald Asmus contends that it was a conflict that was prepared and planned for some time by Moscow, part of a broader strategy to send a message to the United States.
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Genre/Form: Military history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald D Asmus
ISBN: 0230617735 9780230617735 023010228X 9780230102286
OCLC Number: 301891918
Description: xi, 254 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: The decision --
From cold to hot war in the Caucasus --
The Kosovo precedent --
Diplomatic shootout in Bucharest --
Diplomacy fails --
The battle --
Ceasefire --
Georgia, Russia, and the future of the West.
Responsibility: Ronald D. Asmus.
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'Mr Asmus writes with authority...The book's detailed inside accounts of Georgian and Western manoeuvring before, during and after the war are gripping.' - The Economist 'This book poses tough and Read more...

 
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