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

On Foreign Entanglements, Rob and Dmitry discuss the recent Russian incursion into Crimea. Dmitry summarizes Russian interests in the region. Have the US and Europe handled the situation correctly so far? Dmitry suggests that, in the long run, Putin will pay substantial costs for the incursion. Is the new Ukrainian government stable enough to fight back? Rob and Dmitry compare the strengths of the Russian and Ukrainian militaries. Finally, Dmitry thinks through some options for the Western response.

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Foreign Entanglements | Mar 3, 2014 | Robert Farley & Dmitry Gorenburg

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