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PUTIN: The History of the Reign & The Shape-Shifting Strategy - Putin's Early History Putin's Evolving Anti-Americanism Putin's Hybrid-authoritarian Machine Putin's Political Career (Authoritarian Controlled Democracy & Role of Elites) Yeltsin Era - cover

PUTIN: The History of the Reign & The Shape-Shifting Strategy - Putin's Early History Putin's Evolving Anti-Americanism Putin's Hybrid-authoritarian Machine Putin's Political Career (Authoritarian Controlled Democracy & Role of Elites) Yeltsin Era

U. S. Navy, Defense United States Department of, Christopher T. Gans

Publisher: Madison & Adams Press

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Is Vladimir Putin nuts? Has he drunk too much Russian vodka? Does he truly hate America? Do the people he presides over truly hate America? This book analyzes modern anti-Americanism in Russia during the era of Vladimir Putin. The main objective is to evaluate Vladimir Putin's anti-Americanism and the domestic political implications of Putinist anti-Americanism within Russia.
Contents:
Putin's Evolving Anti-Americanism
Putin's Hybrid-authoritarian Machine
Implications of Russians' Anti-Americanism 
Putin's Early History 
Early Life and College 
Into the Shadows: Putin in the KGB and the Case for a Long Term Cognitive Predisposition 
Yeltsin Era
Putin in the Aftermath of Collapse
Russia and the West in the 1990s: U.S. As an Inadvertent Contributor to PutinistAnti-americanism
NATO
Balkans
Economic Collapse and the Absence of U.S. Aid
Putin: A Sudden Thrust Into the Limelight
Putin's Short-lived Premiership and Acting Presidency 
Crisis in Chechnya 
Presidential Election of 2000 
Putin's First Presidency 
Integrate Into or With the West… or Neither? 
The Attacks of 9/11 and the Aftermath
Brotherly Love: Putin and Bush 
Iraq and a Sudden Turn Against America? 
Putin's Second Presidency 
Shift From the West 
America Inadvertently Plays Into Putin's Hand 
The Future of U.S. Unilateralism 
Western Turn by Former Constituent States
Critical Reciprocity? Attack on Those Who Criticize Him 
President to Puppet Master and Back Again: Putin's Recent Premiership and Return to the Presidency Georgia 
The Obama-Medvedev Reset: Short Lived or DOA? 
The 2012 Election and Putin's Third Term 
Russian Anti-Americanism: The Man, the Machine, and the Nation 
The Russian Connection: Anti-Americanism and the Putin-state-polity Link 
Anti-Americanism's Role in the Future of Russian–American Relations 
Most Recent Events
How Can America Cope?

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