The Future of Transatlantic Relations: Perceptions, Policy and Practice

By Andrew M. Dorman; Joyce P. Kaufman | Go to book overview

9
Russian Views on the Future of

Transatlantic Relations

Alex Marshall

RUSSIAN VIEWS ON ‘TRANSATLANTIC’ RELATIONS (WHICH I shall characterize here as the three-way dialogue between Russia, Europe and America, though even that characterization implicitly implies a more overarching uniformity to Russian-European relations than is in fact the case) have traditionally been overshadowed by the bilateral relationship between Russia and America. Consequently, whilst this chapter will certainly consider the broader aspects of Russian views along this wider foreign policy vector, it begins with an examination of the current Russian-American relationship, not least because, during the latter half of 2008, that relationship itself appeared to be reaching a new post-Cold War nadir. It will then go on to examine Russian strategic culture, which has become notably more complex and nuanced since the first hesitant adoption of a ‘human security’ agenda in the Gorbachev era, to the point where today demographic security and environmental security are standard touchstones in successive drafts of the Russian Foreign Policy Concept (even whilst conventional military reform also remains an ostensible main priority). Here I will also consider the ambiguous relationship of Russia to Europe, where the concept of the ‘transatlantic community’ itself is also in flux due to overly rapid NATO and EU expansion, publicly unpopular expeditionary wars in Central Asia and the Middle East, and the American financial crisis of 2008, which left China as one of the few remaining centres of continuing global economic growth in 2009.1 In the final section I will then consider whether the global financial crisis and its par-

-174-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
The Future of Transatlantic Relations: Perceptions, Policy and Practice
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 323

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.