Is Russia a threat?

Steven Pifer, senior fellow and director of the Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative, examines the relationship between the U.S. and Russia in terms of nuclear policy, arms control, and the conflict with Ukraine.

Also in this episode, Molly Reynolds, fellow in Governance Studies, discusses in a new “What’s Happening in Congress” segment the recent congressional town hall meetings and the likelihood that members of Congress will change their actions when they return to Washington.

Show Notes:

The Eagle and the Trident: U.S.-Ukraine Relations in Turbulent Times

The problem with President Trump’s hasty denunciation of New START

Congress, Russia, and sanctions

Nuclear arms control choices for the next administration

Preserving Ukraine’s Independence, Resisting Russian Aggression: What the United States and NATO Must Do

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Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo and producer Vanessa Sauter, and also thanks for additional support from Eric Abalahin, Jessica Pavone, Nawal Atallah, Kelly Russo, and Rebecca Viser.

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