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Spending a Year in Syria: Russia’s Continuing Adventure in the Middle East

September 29, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Why did Russia intervene in Syria’s civil war, and what does this intervention tell us about Russia’s role in the modern Middle East and the world at large? In this lecture Paul du Quenoy will discuss the expansion of Russia’s involvement in the region over the past year, beginning with its sudden use of armed force in Syria in September 2015 and ending with the recent cease-fire negotiations. The lecture will emphasize domestic determinants of Russian foreign policy, evaluate Vladimir Putin’s aspirations to world power status, and assess the successes and failures of Russian military policy and diplomacy in the Middle East today.

Reception and light refreshments to follow.

Details

Date:
September 29, 2016
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Website:
http://bit.ly/2cJNTUS

Organizer

CERES
Website:
https://ceres.georgetown.edu/

Venue

Mortara Center for International Studies
3600 N Street NW, 36th St NW
Washington, DC 20007 United States
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