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How to contain a recalcitrant Russia

  • Outline the ideas behind Kennan’s theory of ‘containment’ of the Soviet Union

  • To what extent can Kennan’s ideas be applied to the west’s engagement with modern day Russia?

  • Discuss the benefits and drawbacks of the author’s proposed methods of dealing with Russia in the future

Alasdair Monteith, Gordonstoun

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