All eyes are on Russia and its hold on the Crimea. Angela E. Stent discusses U.S.-Russian relations since the Soviet collapse and on the challenges ahead. She served as an adviser on Russia under Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, argues that the same contentious issues—terrorism, missile defense, Iran, nuclear proliferation, Afghanistan, the former Soviet space, the greater Middle East—have been in every president's inbox, Democrat and Republican alike, since the collapse of the USSR. In The Limits of Partnerships: U.S.-Russian Relations in the Twenty-first Century she explores Russia's relationship with the Ukrains, and the future of U.S.-Russian relations.
Director Rachel Boynton talks about her documentary “Big Men,” which follows what happens when a Texas oil exploration firm makes an enormous discovery off the coast of Ghana. Called the Jubilee Field, the deposit discovered off of Ghana had the potential to return a staggering $2.2 billion to investors. “Big Men” opens March 14 at the IFC Center.
The economic climate of today's Russia is nothing like the Soviet Union's was two decades ago — and that could be the crucial factor that prevents the current conflict over Crimea from escalating.
It's the mystery that has captured the world's attention for the last four days: The disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 a Boeing 777 carrying 239 people on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. How does a plane simply vanish? Barbara Peterson, senior aviation correspondent and a contributor to Condé Nast Traveler, weighs in.
Senator Dianne Feinstein, chair the Senate Intelligence Committee, has launched a scathing attack about the behavior of the very agency she has spent years defending: The CIA. Senator Feinstein says the CIA has been spying on Congress. Other than what this means for the separation of powers, she says the agency has been involved in a catalog of cover-ups, intimidation and smears. Todd Zwillich, Takeaway Washington Correspondent, has been on the ground in D.C. following these developments.
Live coverage of the first major court battle of what could be many in the Bridgegate saga: two former top aides to Gov. Christie are fighting Democratic attempts to subpoena their documents.
Though she insists that she "believes in school choice," New York City Public Advocate Letitia James is pushing a lawsuit to block the co-location of 36 charter schools approved by Mayor de Blasio.
Randy Mastro will "fight you to the end," and you certainly don't want to "meet Randy down a dark alley." And that's just what the man leading Gov. Christie's internal review of Bridgegate wants you to know.
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Gideon Rose, editor of Foreign Affairs magazine and author of the book How Wars End: Why We Always Fight the Last Battle, discusses the latest on the crisis in Ukraine, particularly on the different votes and decisions about the future of Crimea, and takes your calls on how and why borders should change.