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Shrinking Ground

Russia's Decline in Global Arms Sale

By Stephen Blank

Given the Obama administration’s recent reset policy put in place with regard to its Russia policy, a closer look into the Kremlin’s arms sales practices could prove critical for anyone attempting to decipher Moscow’s foreign policy ambitions. In Shrinking Ground, Stephen Blank examines the alarming strategic patterns of the Russian arms industry in various key markets around the world, including Latin America, India, China, and the Middle East. The report examines how Russia is attempting to mask its slow decline in arms sales through its superpower pretentions and rhetoric.

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