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The Limits of Power: Soviet Policy in the Middle East
The Limits of Power: Soviet Policy in the Middle East
Edited by Yaacov Ro'i
St. Martin's, 1979, 376 pp
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A work of high quality by Israeli scholars providing the most detailed picture available on how the U.S.S.R. has pursued its interests in the Middle East, with no great success, since the October War. As the region does not stand still, the limits evident in these recent years will bear periodic reassessment.