Geostrategic aims of the Russian arms trade in East Asia and the Middle East

@article{Blank2015GeostrategicAO,
  title={Geostrategic aims of the Russian arms trade in East Asia and the Middle East},
  author={S. Blank and Edward Levitzky},
  journal={Defence Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={15},
  pages={63 - 80}
}
  • S. Blank, Edward Levitzky
  • Published 2015
  • Political Science
  • Defence Studies
  • Russia views its military exports as a major tool for achieving its national security interests, particularly, in the East Asia and the Middle East. The arms trade is an integral part of its image as a world power, a critical part of its relationship with other states in Asia, a central element in its defense and security agreements, and an essential component of its ability to obtain and maintain access to influence and resources in regions of interest. So, while it is true that Russia does… CONTINUE READING
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