8 February 2016


Robert Farley (Lawyers, Guns and Money, University of Kentucky) and Dmitry Gorenburg (Russian Military Reform, CNA)

On Foreign Entanglements, Rob speaks with Dmitry about Russian foreign and security policy. Rob asks Dmitry why the Russians have continued to support the Assad regime in Syria. They then discuss Russia’s approach to Responsibility to Protect. Rob wonders how Russia conceives of the relationship between US foreign policy and Islamic extremism. Finally, Dmitry suggests that some in the Obama administration quietly welcome the obstructionist role that Russia has played at the UN on Syria.

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Recorded:Aug 21    Posted:Aug 23, 2012
Foreign Entanglements | Aug 23, 2012 | Robert Farley & Dmitry Gorenburg


No time for death anxiety

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Sociologist Paul Froese, author of On Purpose, discusses the upside and downside of the modern preoccupation with to-do lists.

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How Rubio’s caution could be hurting him

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National Review’s Alexis Levinson says Marco Rubio’s avoidance of saying anything wrong can make it seem like he’s not saying anything at all. Plus: Too early to write off Jeb?

Woodruff & Strauss

Big checks from big banks

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Betsy Woodruff and Daniel Strauss critique Hillary Clinton’s recent statements about paid speeches she gave to Goldman Sachs.