Implosion: The End of Russia and What It Means for America

Implosion: The End of Russia and What It Means for America

by Ilan Berman


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ISBN-13: 9781621571575
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
Publication date: 09/16/2013
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Ilan Berman is Vice President of the American Foreign Policy Council, a columnist for, and an Editor of The Journal of Internation Security Affairs. He is also a regular Columnist for the Washington Times and a frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal , the International Herald Tribune , and other leading print and online publications. Berman is an expert on regional security in the Middle East, Central Asia, and the Russian Federation, he has consulted for both the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and the U.S. Department of Defense, and provided assistance on foreign policy and national security issues to a range of governmental agencies and congressional offices. Her is a noted foreign policy expert, and a frequent commentator on leading television and media outlets, including FOX News and C-SPAN. Berman is part of the Associated Faculty at Missouri State University’s Department of Defense and Strategic Studies. He is the author of four books: Winning the Long War (2009); Taking the Tehran (2007); Dismantling Tyranny (2005); and Tehran Rising (2005).

Table of Contents

Foreword xi

Preface Russia's Disorder Comes West 1

Chapter 1 Misreading Russia 5

Chapter 2 The New Sick Man of Europe 13

Chapter 3 Muslim Russia Rising 27

Chapter 4 Russia's Hidden War 41

Chapter 5 The Far East Flash Point 53

Chapter 6 Putin's Crumbling State 67

Chapter 7 Misunderstanding the Muslim World 81

Chapter 8 In Retreat in Asia 93

Chapter 9 Rebuilding the Empire 103

Chapter 10 Managing the End of Russia 115

Notes 127

Acknowledgments 161

Appendix 1 165

Appendix 2 185

Index 241

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