Mahmoud Salem Al Samurai, Russia’s Emerging Strategy is the End of Unilateral Polarity (Amman: Academy House for Publishing and Distribution, 2018). 244 pp. ISBN 9789957637262.

After the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War late in the last century, the United States surfaced as the sole dominating power in world politics, leading a new unipolar world order. For many observers, the United States took advantage of the Soviet Union’s collapse to sustain its strategic interests and promote stability and prosperity around the world. America’s leading role was questioned as it resorted to the use of military force against those countries recognized as hostile to the United States during the Cold War, or those countries viewed as authoritarian. The use of military force has been justified under different pretexts, such as the necessity to promote democracy, the elimination of weapons of mass destruction, the...

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