Nov 1, 2022 • 1HR 7M

Russia, Ukraine, and US Diplomacy (Robert Wright & Samuel Charap)

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Robert Wright
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

1:25 Sam’s Foreign Affairs piece on the importance of Ukraine diplomacy
10:14 What’s Biden’s endgame in Ukraine?
20:06 Sam: Russia has already suffered a strategic defeat
30:59 Did the West play a role in Ukraine’s 2014 revolution?
46:39 Putin says the West is Russia’s real enemy. Does he believe it?
50:26 America’s lack of diplomatic urgency before Putin invaded
57:22 How much pro-Russia sentiment is there in Ukraine?

Robert Wright (, The Evolution of God, Nonzero, Why Buddhism Is True) and Samuel Charap (RAND Corporation, Everyone Loses). Recorded November 01, 2022.

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