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Soviet Union, the Middle East, and the evolving world energy situation

Arnold Lawrence Horelick

Soviet Union, the Middle East, and the evolving world energy situation

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Published by The Rand Corporation in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Power resources -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1953-1975.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArnold L. Horelick.
    SeriesThe Rand paper series ; P-5109, P (Rand Corporation) -- P-5109..
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16458289M

      Moreover, the Anglo-American military roadmap appears to be vying an entry into Central Asia via the Middle East. The Middle East, Afghanistan, and Pakistan are stepping stones for extending U.S. influence into the former Soviet Union and the ex-Soviet Republics of Central Asia. The Middle East is to some extent the southern tier of Central Asia.


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Soviet Union, the Middle East, and the evolving world energy situation by Arnold Lawrence Horelick Download PDF EPUB FB2

The basic self-sufficiency of the USSR in energy resources will provide Soviet leaders with far greater freedom of maneuver than their oil-deficient competitors. Whether they are likely to promote disruption or stability with respect to the flow of oil from the Middle East is the key question for the future.

The Soviet Union, the Middle East, and the evolving world energy situation Arnold L. Horelick 1 Policy Sciences volume 6, pages 41 – 48 () Cite this articleCited by: 1. The Carter Doctrine was a policy proclaimed by President of the United States Jimmy Carter in his State of the Union Address on Januwhich stated that the United States would use military force, if necessary, to defend its national interests in the Persian was a response to the Soviet Union's intervention in Afghanistan inand it was intended to deter the Soviet.

Soviet Union   The Soviet Union is now attempting to consolidate a strategic position, therefore, that poses a grave threat to the free movement of Middle East oil. This situation demands careful thought, steady nerves, and resolute action, not only for this year but for many years to come.

The Soviet Union and the Middle East, Volume 8: Contributor: Merkaz le-ḥeḳer Beri. ha-M. u-Mizraḥ Eropah ʻa. Marg'ori Mairoḳ: Publisher: Soviet and East European Research Centre of the Hebrew University, Original from: Indiana University: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

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Despite deep-seated mistrust and hostility between the Soviet Union and the Western democracies, Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union in June created an instant alliance between the Soviets and the two greatest powers in what the Soviet leaders had long called the "imperialist camp": Britain and the United States.

After overthrowing the centuries-old Romanov monarchy, Russia emerged from a civil war in as the newly formed Soviet Union. The world’s first Marxist-Communist state would become one of. The Soviet Union and the Third World.

The Soviet Union and the Third World pp Dawisha K. () The Soviet Union in the Middle East: Great Power in Search of a Leading Role. In: Feuchtwanger E.J., Nailor P. (eds) The Soviet Union and the Third World.

Buy this book on publisher's site; Personalised recommendations. Broadly splitting the book into four territories covering USA, Russia, China and the Middle East, Yergin holds forth on the changing paradigms in the energy landscape. From the politics of pipelines to the uproar over unilaterally imposed sanctions, the master craftsman prises open the lid hiding many an intricacy of the Oil and Gas business tha/5(33).

China’s new activism in the Middle East reflects the evolution of Chinese foreign policy thinking, in line with the country’s rise as an economic superpower. to partly fill the vacuum left by the Soviet Union/Russia. 16 Although it is ready to engage with actors who the Quoted in Jin Liangxiang, ’Energy First.

China and the Middle. Łukasz Stanek, Architecture in Global Socialism: Eastern Europe, West Africa, and the Middle East in the Cold War (Princeton: Princeton University Press, ), pp. An unassuming isometric drawing in the final chapter of Łukasz Stanek’s Architecture in Global Socialism: Eastern Europe, West Africa, and the Middle East in the Cold War diagrams a villa planned for the Emirati.

Speaking directly on the Middle East region, the recent Iranian situation, and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, Carter noted that “we face a broader and more fundamental challenge in this region because of the recent military action of the Soviet Union.” He asserted that the “Soviet Union has taken a radical and an aggressive new step.

Russia in the Middle East: Part Three. Septem would say that basically Syria has become the first overseas military campaign of Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Also, it was the first military campaign after the huge, or big, military reform started back inwhich puts to test the new Russian equipment.

But the Soviet Union collapsed inand Russia was scarcely able to gather up what it had lost. Byevery single country in the Middle East had a positive relationship with the United States, except for Iran and Syria, which were trying to improve relations.

When Reagan became President he had only one well-defined foreign policy goal: containing the Soviet Union, or the "evil empire" as he once referred to it. He primarily wanted to stop the USSR from growing larger (as it tried to do when it invaded Afghanistan in ) and to keep other non-Communist countries from becoming Communist.

The U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, and subsequent Middle East misadventures, created the impression the U.S. was an aggressor, and one that didn’t seem to know what it.

The influence of trade on Soviet relations with the Middle East / Alan H. Smith; Soviet-American rivalry in the Middle East: the political dimension / Shahram Chubin; Soviet-American rivalry in the Middle East: the military dimension / Jonathan Alford; The correlation of forces and Soviet policy in the Middle East / Karen Dawisha.

What Does the World Expect of President-elect Biden?: Russia U.S.-Russia relations are in a deep and likely enduring crisis, the worst since the depths of the Cold War. For example, Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s largest energy exporters, did not report between and Such lacunae make the data unreliable for the s, s and s.

Further challenges are posed by the dissolution of Czechoslovakia, the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia as well as the unification of East and West Germany.

Joe Stork, Middle East Oil and the Energy Crisis (New York, ). See also James Gelvin, The Modern Middle East: A History (New York, ). Andrew Scott Cooper, The Oil Kings: How the U.S., Iran, and Saudi Arabia Changed the Balance of Power in the Middle East (New York, ).

of the Soviet Union, an image that was also very important for the Kremlin. For the Soviets, it bore direct relevance to a positive view of Soviet foreign policy, as well as the justification for the creation of the communist bloc (“the socialist camp”), headed, of course, by the Soviet Union.

The Soviet Union is now attempting to consolidate a strategic position, therefore, that poses a grave threat to the free movement of Middle East oil. This situation demands careful thought, steady nerves, and resolute action, not only for this year but for many years to come.

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This approach, he writes, “was a strategy that worked quite well,” by simultaneously preserving Western access to Middle East energy supplies and containing Soviet expansionism.

Johnson Administration: – President Lyndon Johnson focused much of his energies on his Great Society programs at home and the Vietnam War abroad. The Middle East burst back onto the American foreign policy radar with the Six-Day War ofwhen Israel, after rising tension and threats from all sides, pre-empted what it characterized as an impending attack from.

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The Middle East has undergone several geopolitical transformations over the decades since World War II. While these in part were driven by political and economic realities indigenous to the region, the most profound changes have come about through the actions of outside actors, first by the Europeans and later by the United States and the Soviet Union.

The situation in the Arab world is very different. For all you hear about America’s support for dictators, the Arab autocracies were, or are not, held in place by any external power framework.

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Middle East context, the Soviet Union was widely blamed by the Arabs for Syria's defeat when Israel invad­ ed Lebanon in (The Soviet Union did, however, resupply Damascus with arms once the fighting was over.) Yet even before Gorbachev became General Secre­ tary, the Soviet image in the Middle East had began to improve.

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For most of the second half of the 20th century, the Soviet Union controlled Eurasia — from central Germany to the Pacific, as far south as the Caucasus and the Hindu Kush.

When the Soviet Union collapsed, its western frontier moved east nearly 1, miles, from the West German border to the Russian border with Belarus. A well-written account of the final days (or months) of the Soviet Union, accounting for its collapse by the culmination of nationalist movements and power struggles, especially after the August Coup.

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On October 1,the United States and the Soviet Union issued a joint statement stressing the need for a just and comprehensive.