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Soviet presence in the eastern Mediterranean

Lawrence L. Whetten

Soviet presence in the eastern Mediterranean

by Lawrence L. Whetten

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Published by National Strategy Information Center in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Middle East
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Middle East.,
    • Middle East -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 48-49.

      Statementby Lawrence L. Whetten.
      SeriesStrategy papers,, no. 10, Strategy papers (National Strategy Information Center) ;, no. 10.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS63.2.R9 W47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 50 p.
      Number of Pages50
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5708008M
      LC Control Number70172782

        Download the Full Report Download the Brief Purchase a print version U.S. strategy in the Eastern Mediterranean is long overdue for revision. Policies, priorities, and activities girded by U.S.-led alliance structures were developed to stabilize Europe and deter Soviet aggression at the dawn of the Cold War. Seventy years later, they are no longer fit for purpose. However, the region remains a.   Tartus is the only such facility the Russian military now has outside the former Soviet Union. Shoigu pointed at the Cold War times, saying that the Soviet navy presence in the eastern Mediterranean helped protect Moscow's interests in the region.

      The Soviet Union maintained a constant navy vigil in the Mediterranean during the Cold War but Russia's presence in the region withered in the years after the Soviet collapse amid economic.   By establishing a long-term presence in the eastern Mediterranean, the Russian military has revived a Soviet-era capability to project naval power far from its borders.

      The Soviet presence has grown, notably in the past fifteen years, through oppor-tunistic diplomacy, the deployment of military and especially naval power, and the expansion of influence in certain states through arms deliveries, economic aid, and political support. In general, the Soviet leaders have been successful in making. This Soviet presence rapidly expanded, and by , the eskadra maintained nearly 70 vessels in the eastern Mediterranean, with logistical support coming from the Black Sea. During the Yom Kippur War (October ) the force rose from 52 to 95 ships [other estimates placed the increase at from 60 to 84 ships] - including over a dozen destroyers.


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This book, first published insurveys Soviet policies and Middle Eastern responses during the turbulent s. It deals with changing moods of Turkey and Iran, the Arab-Israeli conflict in the context of big power rivalry in the Middle East, the Russian naval presence in the Mediterranean, and the new Soviet interest in Gulf by: 2.

Soviet naval forces have played a key role in promoting local Soviet interests, and the cultivation of regional ties has provided the navy with the access needed to maintain a standing presence in the Mediterranean, far from its base of support.

Title: The Soviet Presence in the Mediterranean Author: Gordon McCormick Subject: Prepared for the 29th Annual Conference of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, Barcelona, Spain, September, provides an overview of the history and current status of the Soviet naval presence in the Mediterranean.

Party Like It's Russian Navy Increasing Presence in Mediterranean. The Russian Navy has reinforced its naval group in the Mediterranean Sea, as. Russian control over the Black Sea, and its strong military presence in the eastern Mediterranean, was established inafter a Russian fleet destroyed a Turkish squadron twice its size at Author: Lee Stokes.

InRussia reestablished a permanent naval presence in the Mediterranean Sea with its Mediterranean Squadron. The Black Sea Fleet (BSF) has been the primary supplier of ships and logistics for the squadron.

ABOARD U.S.S. LITTLE ROCK, in the Mediterranean, May 8—In the view of the commanders of the United States Sixth Fleet, the Soviet naval squadron in the Mediter ranean has matured from presence. Located at the centre of the Balkan Peninsula, Bulgaria serves as a natural stepping stone to the Straits, the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East.

Its geo-strategic position has frequently attracted foreign powers – including Great Britain and the Soviet Union –. The Soviet presence in the eastern Mediterranean, by Lawrence L. Whetten; Naval presence and cold war foreign policy [microform]: a study of the decision to station the 6th Flee Soviet Middle East-Mediterranean frontier [microform]: expansion and security / by William M.

Stokes. During the Cold War, Soviet warships were a familiar sight in the Mediterranean. The Fifth Eskadra, the Soviet Mediterranean squadron established inwould tail U.S. aircraft carriers, ready. Get this book in print. Red Navy At Sea: Soviet Naval Operations On The High Seas, Bruce W.

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The Soviet Union had a chance to set up such a base in the Mediterranean only once, when construction work began in the s in Albania. But that project was soon shut down after an ideological split emerged between Moscow and Tirana. 3 The 5th Operational Task Force therefore had to make do with naval supply stations, which offered mooring.

The collapse of the Soviet Union and the early years of the new Russian Federation were marked by the country leaving regions it was traditionally present. and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus based on the strategic goal of building up its military and political presence in the Eastern Mediterranean.

And also, based on the. How the Six-Day War became the Soviet-Israeli War As Isabella and I showed in our previous book, Soviet strategic presence in the Eastern Mediterranean was launched toward its all-time.

The decline of the Soviet Navy, Europe’s enthusiasm to reap the benefits of the so called peace dividend, and finally a moderate reduction in the US naval presence in the Eastern Mediterrenan in response to the collapse of the Soviet Union all contributed to the rise of.

Inthe Russian navy restored a constant presence in the eastern Mediterranean for the first time since the Soviet collapse, using the Soviet-era facility in the Syrian port of Tartus to.

Curiously, the Russians – perhaps to obfuscate some Soviet operation of the time or in order to avoid going on the record in contradiction of the United States’ official narrative on the Liberty attack in too much detail – have denied (or at least not volunteered) the presence of the destroyer /4 in the eastern Mediterranean on June 8.

Inthe Russian navy restored a constant presence in the eastern Mediterranean for the first time since the Soviet collapse, using the Soviet-era facility in the Syrian port of Tartus to replenish supplies. Tartus is the only such facility the Russian military now has outside the former Soviet.

The Soviet Union maintained a constant navy vigil in the Mediterranean during the Cold War but Russia's presence in the region withered in the years after the Soviet. The Soviet Union maintained a constant navy vigil in the Mediterranean during the Cold War but Russia’s presence in the region withered in the years after the Soviet collapse amid economic woes and military funding shortages.