Russia needs a Middle east crisis

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Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Russia needs a Middle east crisis, Order from Chaos, 22 April.

​Moscow risks committing a major blunder, both because its ambitions are far higher than the resources available for their execution, and because the expertise on Middle East in the narrow circle of Putin’s courtiers is non-existent.

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Pavel K. Baev

Pavel K. Baev

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