Why Russia is reviving its conventional military power

Renz, Bettina (2016) Why Russia is reviving its conventional military power. Parameters, 46 (2). pp. 23-36. ISSN 0031-1723

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The revival of Russian military power poses certain challenges to NATO and to the West. However, the exact nature of these challenges is not straightforward. This article discusses why Russia is reviving its conventional military power and argues these

developments are not limited to the intention of preparing for offensive action. NATO’s and the West’s policy responses to recent changes in Russian defense policy need to be based on a realistic and nuanced understanding of Russian motivations because ill-considered responses could have serious unintended consequences.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Russia, strategy, NATO, Putin, military
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Renz, Bettina
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2016 07:58
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2016 13:24
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/35963

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