Stepping Back from the Third World: Soviet Policy toward the United Arab Republic, 19651967

@article{Laron2010SteppingBF,
  title={Stepping Back from the Third World: Soviet Policy toward the United Arab Republic, 19651967},
  author={Guy Laron},
  journal={Journal of Cold War Studies},
  year={2010},
  volume={12},
  pages={99-118}
}
  • Guy Laron
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Cold War Studies
  • This article shows that for two years prior to the June 1967 Six-Day Mideast War, Soviet-Egyptian relations had begun to fray because the Soviet Union wanted to loosen its ties with radical regimes in the Third World, including Gamal Abdel Nasser's Egypt. Soviet leaders urged Nasser to reform the Egyptian economy, decrease Egypt's military involvement in Yemen, and allow the Soviet Navy unfettered access to Egyptian ports. But like numerous other small powers during the Cold War, Egypt was able… CONTINUE READING
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