Scott is joined by Ray McGovern to discuss the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Like many, McGovern was surprised that Putin chose to actually invade Ukraine. He explains why he had been confident Russia would not invade earlier this year and how his analysis of Russia’s goals has changed since then.
Discussed on the show:
- “Did Obama Know ‘Russian Hacking’ Was a Fraud?” (Antiwar.com)
- “Some Lemmings Wear Wooden Shoes; and Factoring in China” (Antiwar.com Blog)
- The Doomsday Machine by Daniel Ellsberg
- 2018 Interview with McGovern about Russian Next-Gen Nuclear Weapons
- Putin’s 2018 speech
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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