Oct 18, 2022 • 1HR 24M

A War Correspondent on Russia-Ukraine (Robert Wright & Seth Harp)

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Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
Episode details

2:04 What Seth learned from being in Ukraine that you won’t learn from western media
12:32 Was the ouster of Ukraine’s president in 2014 a revolution or a coup?
19:45 Could the White House have averted the invasion – and could it end the war now?
37:46 The degree of on-the-ground American involvement in Ukraine and Syria
49:32 Why Seth warns of frozen conflict when others predict Ukrainian victory
59:14 The extent of pro-Russian sentiment in eastern Ukraine
1:02:33 Seth: War always means atrocity, so we should avoid wars
1:15:47 Is wartime reporting less objective now than usual?

Robert Wright (Bloggingheads.tv, The Evolution of God, Nonzero, Why Buddhism Is True) and Seth Harp (Rolling Stone). Recorded October 18, 2022.

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