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Author Ponsard, Lionel.

Title Russia, NATO and cooperative security : bridging the gap / Lionel Ponsard
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, [that is, 2006] , 2007

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Description ix, 213 pages ; 24 cm
Series Contemporary security studies
Contemporary security studies.
Contents 1 Introduction -- 2 Russian identity -- 3 Russian orthodoxy -- 4 Russian political culture -- 5 The evolution of the Russian attitude to NATO -- 6 Russia's perception of NATO enlargement : a case study -- 7 Theories of cooperation -- 8 The Russian approach to cooperative security -- 9 Conclusion
Summary "Russia, NATO and Cooperative Security explores the common ground between Russia and NATO and the potential to move beyond cultural differences. Lionel Ponsard clearly demonstrates how cooperative security could serve as a means to bridge the gap between two supposedly antagonistic entities: NATO and Russia. He skilfully shows that by building confidence between the two parties about each other's intentions, cooperative security can regulate attitudes that might otherwise lead to misperception. Drawing on his extensive knowledge of Russia, the author focuses on the peculiarity of NATO-Russia relations and emphasises the Russian approach to analyse them."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-207) and index
Subject North Atlantic Treaty Organization -- Military relations -- Russia (Federation)
North Atlantic Treaty Organization -- Military policy.
National security -- Russia (Federation)
National security -- North Atlantic Region.
Russia (Federation) -- Military relations -- North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Russia (Federation) -- Military policy.
LC no. 2006007636
ISBN 9780415407236 hardback
0415407230 hardback