The purposes of this article are twofold: first, to identify certain emerging, still evolving, trends in international relations; and second, to relate those trends to present realities. It will concentrate on the evidence pointing to loose coalitions opposed to the United States and Western democracy generally.
Robertson, J. Michael
"Alliances in the "Gray Areas","
Naval War College Review: Vol. 48
, Article 7.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol48/iss4/7