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The West's East: Contemporary Baltic Defense in Strategic Perspective

ISBN : 9780190876319

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¥11,396
Author: 
Lukas Milevski
Pages
232 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
140 x 216 mm
Pub date
Aug 2018
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Defense of the Baltic gained unprecedented prominence in the West after 2014. The West's East presents a historical-strategic perspective on the region's 800 year geopolitical significance and applies strategic theory to analyze the contemporary strategic balance and potential dynamics of armed conflict between the West and Russia over the Baltic.

Index: 

1 Introduction, Or Baltic Defense in the Shadow of Ukraine
2 Great Power Geopolitics and Baltic Independence I: From the Tribes to 1795
3 Great Power Geopolitics and Baltic Independence II: From 1795 to the Present
4 Analogies for Contemporary West-Russia Relations
5 Today's Strategic Actors in the Baltic I: Nato and Neutrals
6 Today's Strategic Actors in the Baltic II: Russia
7 Strategic Interaction in Baltic Defense
8 How Much Defense is Enough for the Baltic States
Bibliography
Index

About the author: 

Lukas Milevski teaches strategy-related topics as a Lecturer at the University of Leiden. He is a Baltic Sea Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute and is currently researching Polish deterrence for the Sasakawa Peace Foundation/Changing Character of War Programme, University of Oxford, where he also wrote this volume as a Smith Richardson Strategy and Policy Fellow 2015-16.

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