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The Russian Way of Deterrence: Strategic Culture, Coercion, and War

With Professor Dimitry (Dima) Adamsky

Dimitry (Dima) Adamsky is a full professor at the School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy and the Head of the BA Honors Track in Strategic Studies, at the Reichman University, Israel.

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Dimitry has previously been affiliated with Harvard and Columbia Universities, the Norwegian Institute for Defense.

Studies, and with the Center for Eastern European Studies at the University of Zurich. He is a visiting professor and researcher at the Vytautas Magnus University in Lithuania.

For more than twenty years Prof. Adamsky has been exploring matters pertaining to international security as a civil servant, university professor, and government consultant on both sides of the Atlantic.

His book Russian Nuclear Orthodoxy: Religion, Politics and Strategy (Stanford UP, 2019) won the 2020 ISA best book award in the category of religion and International Relations.  His latest book is called The Russian Way of Deterrence: Strategic Culture, Coercion and War (Stanford UP, 2023).