Fueled by rising revenues from its vast oil reserves, Russia is experiencing a sudden comeback from its economic and political collapse just sixteen years ago. This program will consider what Russia’s re-emergence as a global force could mean for the already diminishing constraints of arms control and for a renewed power struggle between Russia and the U.S. in an increasingly multi-polar world. Brookings Scholar Clifford Gaddy speaks about Russia, past and present.
Listen to Clifford Gaddy’s interview >> (Portions of this interview were incorporated into the entire show.)
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