Geography class: How to contain a recalcitrant Russia
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Power and borders
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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