Ray McGovern is back to talk about America’s relationship with Russia. President Biden met with Putin recently, McGovern explains, which is good for Biden’s stance toward Russia, and, of course, for world peace. War with Russia is sometimes held out as an actual possibility, especially over supposed acts of provocation like Russia’s annexation of Crimea or the various cyberattacks of recent months. But since Russia has nuclear weapons, there’s simply no world in which we could fight a full scale war—the consequences could be the destruction of the entire human race. Whatever Biden’s foreign policy legacy is over the rest of his term, maintaining peace with Russia must be at the top of the list.
Discussed on the show:
- “Biden-Putin Summit: Boon or Bust?” (Antiwar.com Original)
- The Best and the Brightest
- “Ukraine crisis: Transcript of leaked Nuland-Pyatt call” (BBC News)
- Yesterday’s Man: The Case Against Joe Biden
- “Biden and Blinken Blink on Ukraine” (Antiwar.com Original)
- “Nyet Means Nyet” (WikiLeaks)
Ray McGovern is the co-creator of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity and the former chief of the CIA’s Soviet analysts division. Read all of his work at his website: raymcgovern.com.
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