HENRI J. BARKEYÍS the Bernard L. and Bertha F. Cohen Professor of International Relations at Lehigh University. He served on the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff from 1998 to 2000 and is the author (with Graham Fuller) of Turkey’s Kurdish Question and of The State and the Industrialization Crisis in Turkey. Professor Barkey has also edited The Reluctant Neighbor: Turkey’s Role in the Middle East and The Politics of Economic Reform in the Middle East, and has published numerous articles in professional journals.
STEPHEN J. BLANK is Professor of Russian National Security Studies at the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College. He has published over 150 articles on Soviet/Russian military and foreign policies, and is the editor of Imperial Decline: Russia’s Changing Role in Asia. Dr. Blank is also the author of The Sorcerer as Apprentice: Stalin’s Commissariat of Nationalities and the co-editor of The Soviet Military and the Future.
W. RAYMOND DUNCAN is Distinguished Teaching Professor of Political Science at SUNY College at Brockport. He has written extensively on Soviet-Third World relations, with special attention to the Soviet-Cuban relationship and its cold war impact on the Caribbean Basin and Central America. Professor Duncan has traveled throughout Latin America, most recently Cuba, Central America, and Mexico. He previously worked with the National Intelligence Council in Washington, D.C. and taught at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
MELVIN A. GOODMAN, Soviet analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency from 1966 to 1986, is Professor of International Security at the National War College and Senior Fellow at the Center for International Policy in Washington, D.C. He is also Adjunct Professor at American University and Johns Hopkins University. He is co-author of The Wars of Eduard Shevardnadze, contributor to National Insecurity: U.S. Intelligence After the Cold War, editor of The Cold