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  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-07-23)
    At the time of Russian President Vladimir Putin's February visit to Riyadh, some Russian commentators expressed the view that improved Saudi-Russian ties were occurring at the expense of Saudi relations with America and the West.
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-03-30)
    Venezuela's Hugo Chavez and Libya's Moammar Gadhafi have met on several occasions and put on a show of being great friends and allies. Their friendship, though, appears to have little substance considering that while Chavez ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-09-09)
    Whatever the merits of how America pursues the Global War on Terror, America is also paying dearly for it in terms of human casualties as well as money spent on it and not other priorities. These costs, of course, are both ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-07-29)
    "The History of the Peloponnesian War," by the Greek historian Thucydides, remains one of the classics of international relations even though it was written some 2,500 years ago. The Peloponnesian War, between the Greek ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-04-06)
    Transnational revolutionary movements seek to promote their brand of revolution not just in one country, but in a group of countries or even the entire world. Nationalist revolutionaries, by contrast, seek to promote ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-12-22)
    A great debate is now taking place in the United States over whether to withdraw American forces from Iraq. Ironically, many of America's actual or potential adversaries, which opposed the U.S.-led intervention there in ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-05-04)
    "What would happen if Iran announced that it had acquired nuclear weapons just before the 2008 U.S. presidential elections? To try and find out, I ran a role-playing game with this scenario in my ""War on Terrorism"" class ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-11-03)
    "Although he has dropped his ""stay the course"" slogan, President Bush has made clear that he intends to keep American forces in Iraq until they achieve ""victory."" He defines victory to be a peaceful, stable, self-governing ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-12-08)
    "The recently released Iraq Study Group report has warned against ""an open-ended commitment to keep large numbers of (U.S.) troops in Iraq."" It calls for the withdrawal of all American combat brigades by early 2008, and ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-10-16)
    North Korea's missile tests on July 4, 2006, briefly succeeded in capturing the world's attention, but this was quickly overshadowed a little over a week later by the conflict that erupted between Israel and Lebanon. North ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-09-29)
    As has been much discussed in the news recently, a National Intelligence Estimate (which President George W. Bush has partly declassified) has concluded that the American presence in Iraq has served not to diminish or even ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-04-27)
    Boris Yeltsin, Russia's president during the 1990s, passed away earlier this week. It is tempting to point out that Russia was far freer and more democratic under Yeltsin in the 1990s than it has become under his successor, ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-09-01)
    "Shortly after the January 2006 Palestinian legislative elections won by Hamas, Russian President Vladimir Putin surprised much of the international community by inviting its leadership to Moscow. What was especially ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (Charles Schlacks Jr., 1996)
    Since the breakup of the USSR in 1991, there has been significant change in Moscow's Middle East policy. During much of the Cold War, Moscow sought to project Soviet influence throughout even the far off Arab region of the ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (Heldref Publications, 2006)
    This article explores why Putin has revived Primakov's efforts to build a "multipolar" alliance challenging American "hegemony" and "unipolarity," examines why he is pursuing it primarily in Asia, and assesses how effective ...
  • Bodge, Bridget (2016)
    Project Plank Road gets its title from the name of the road that runs through Chancellorsville Battlefield, Plank Rd. Although the Battle of Chancellorsville is the bloodiest battlefield in the state of Virginia, and one ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (2006)
    This article examines why Russian-Syrian relations were not especially close during the first five years of Putin's presidency and why the relationship suddenly improved at the beginning of 2005. It will also examine how ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (Middle East Forum, 2005)
  • Katz, Mark N. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2007)
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has presented Moscow with both opportunities and challenges. This article will examine Russian policies toward and views of Iran since his election in June 2005 with regard to ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (M. E. Sharpe, 2006)
    Under President Vladimir Putin, Russia’s ties to Venezuela have grown notably warmer, while its relations with Cuba have cooled. Putin clearly appreciates President Hugo Chavez’s anti-American policy and rhetoric far more ...

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