Russia’s Real Stake in Ukraine!

Journalist and Russia expert David Satter discusses the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. From UCHicagoCISSR. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcQE39yVozI Read more [...]

Biden White House Keeping An Eye On A Defiant Vladimir Putin | The 11th Hour | MSNBC!

MSNBC Military Analyst Gen. Barry McCaffrey reacts to reporting that Moscow has pulled some troops back from its border with Ukraine. This comes as protests grow in Russia over reports that Putin opponent Alexei Navalny is near death. Aired on 04/23/2021. MSNBC. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8l-DiM-pkDA Read more [...]

Russia’s War, Ukraine’s History, and the West’s Options!

In Russia's invasion of Ukraine, history was presented as justification for war. Is there any resemblance between Russian justifications and historical consensus? What does it mean when ethnic claims trump international law? And should hate propaganda be seen simply as an instrument in one war, or an element of a larger strategy to destabilize the West? From the Center for Strategic & International Studies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpOpnFzTfVQ&t=194s Read more [...]

Russia’s Dangerous Military Escalation with Ukraine!

Moscow is amassing forces on Ukraine's eastern border and in northern occupied-Crimea. The Kremlin's propaganda machine is working overtime talking about Kyiv's aggressive actions and spreading disinformation that Ukraine is shelling civilians in the Donbas. Russian President Vladimir Putin is unhappy-Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskyy took away the media channels from Putin's ally Viktor Medvedchuk, and a concerned United States conducted a series of high-level telephone calls to reassure Kyiv Read more [...]

Schiff: First Time US Govt. Publicly Confirms Trump Campaign-Russia Channel | The Last Word | MSNBC!

Congressman Adam Schiff tells Lawrence O'Donnell that the question remains, when did U.S. Intelligence link the Trump campaign to collusion with Russia and was that finding shared with the Trump administration? Aited on 04/16/2021. From MSNBC. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNAsBJ9D3-I Read more [...]

Michael McFaul on Vladimir Putin and Russia!

In this Uncommon Knowledge, Hoover Fellow Peter Robinson speaks with former US ambassador to Russia, Hoover senior fellow, and Stanford political science professor Michael McFaul. McFaul discusses Russian president Vladimir Putin's complex and evolving rhetoric and strategic objectives, emphasizing recent developments in the US-Russia relationship, Putin and former US Russian president Dmitry Medvedev, and Ukraine's strategic importance to Russia. From the Hoover Institution. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHgp9fLUzpE&t=245s Read more [...]

Is Russia About To Launch a Fresh Offensive in Eastern Ukraine? DW News

Russia is reportedly amassing thousands of troops at its border with Ukraine, but the Kremlin denies that the buildup poses a threat. Is Ukraine facing the possibility of a Russian invasion? The United States and EU are watching reports of Russian troop movements on Ukraine's border with increasing concern. NATO has assured Kyiv that the alliance will continue to support the country's sovereignty and territorial integrity and monitor the situation closely. From DW News. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5884ceMgZE0&t=63s Read more [...]

Stephen Kotkin – Stalin’s Propaganda and Putin’s Information Wars!

Stephen Kotkin on Stalin and Putin Intelligence. From Nathan Watson, 1st November 2018. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqiqUtdFi2I Read more [...]

What Everyone Needs to Know about Russia Under Putin – FPRI’s 2018 Champagne Brunch for Partners!

On this special occasion, we were pleased to feature our new Eurasia Fellow for 2018, Stephen Kotkin, an outstanding lecturer and scholar. Professor Kotkin has been teaching in the History Department at Princeton since 1989, and holds a joint appointment at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs, where he has been vice dean. From the Foreign Policy Research Institute. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnWp_kr4tfc&t=631s Read more [...]

ISIS’s Hunt for WMDs: Navigating the Nuclear Underworld with C.J. Chivers!

The Center for Strategic & International Studies introduces The Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI) which is pleased to invite you to a discussion with C.J. Chivers on nuclear smuggling in the Middle East. Chivers, a former marine and Pulitzer Prize-winning investigator with the New York Times, has reported from the front lines of Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, and more, analyzing conflicts and the weapons that fuel them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2ScJW3w0PY&t=123s Read more [...]