Putin and The Middle East

Premiere DateDec 8, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
00:20 The Daily Beat pt. 1 Marvin Kalb
03:00 The Daily Beat pt. 2 Putin's Archetype
08:30 The Daily Beat pt. 3 Russia and Nationalism
09:52 The Daily Beat Outro
10:01 The Good Life Burnt Ones
15:09 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat: We look into foreign relations with Russia and uncovering the true motives of Putin.

Today on the Daily Beat, Tuesday December 8, 2015: Part 2 with Marvin Kalb, a former journalist and Harvard professor, wrote a book called Imperial Gamble: Putin, Ukraine, and the New Cold War. He traces the history of Crimea from Catherine the Great. The world was stunned when Vladimir Putin invaded and seized Crimea in March 2014. In the weeks that followed, pro-Russian rebels staged uprisings in southeastern Ukraine. The United States and its Western allies immediately imposed strict sanctions on Russia and whenever possible tried to isolate it diplomatically.


Host Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…