Soviet Union (USSR)
Latest from USIP on Soviet Union (USSR)
- April 23, 2010 | Publication
Several destabilizing dynamics persist throughout eastern Central Asia, such as weak governance, poor social and economic conditions, ethnic tensions and religious militancy. While these differ in kind and scope in each country, some conflict drivers are transnational in scope, such as energy insecurity and environmental degradation.
- April 1, 2010 | Publication
Informed by discussions and interviews with more than fifty seasoned foreign and American negotiators, this landmark study offers a rich and detailed portrait of the negotiating practices of American officials. Including contributions by eleven international experts, I assesses the multiple influences--cultural, institutional, historical, and political--that shape how American policymakers and diplomats approach negotiations with foreign counterparts and highlights behavioral patterns that transcend the actions of individual negotiators and administrations.
- July 1, 2009 | Publication
A diplomatic memoir unlike any other, this volume takes the reader behind the scenes on both sides of the Cold War as two men form an unlikely partnership to help transform Soviet-American relations.
- June 15, 2009 | Event
As the Obama administration seeks to re-engage Russia on military, economic and human rights issues, the United States Institute of Peace announces the release of Human Rights, Perestroika, and the End of the Cold War (USIP Press, July 2009). This diplomatic memoir, co-authored by a Soviet and an American diplomat, explores their unlikely partnership and role in the transformation of Soviet-American relations.