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Russia and the Challengers

Russian Alignment with China, Iran, and Iraq in the Unipolar Era

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Part of the St Antony’s Series book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Helen Belopolsky
    Pages 1-13
  3. Helen Belopolsky
    Pages 29-64
  4. Helen Belopolsky
    Pages 65-96
  5. Helen Belopolsky
    Pages 138-174
  6. Helen Belopolsky
    Pages 175-183
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 184-264

About this book


An examination of why Russia chose to jeopardize its embryonic partnership with the West in favour of alignment with states like China, Iran and Iraq and what this means for the stability of the emerging international system.


China Institution Iran perception stability state

About the authors

HELEN BELOPOLSKY holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in International Relations from St. Antony's College, University of Oxford, UK, and currently works at the Privy Council Office, Government of Canada.

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