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John W Long

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
United States
Associate Professor, Rider College
Wilson Center Project(s):
The Root Mission and the Origins of American Intervention in Russia, 1917-1918

Project Summary

Traces the origin of American participation the Allied intervention in Soviet Russia following the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917; discusses various motivations for such an intervention (ideological, military strategy, etc). Compares America’s efforts to other Allied countries. Discusses American culpability in the initiation of the Cold War.

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August 05, 2014 // 3:00pm4:30pm

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