Guest Host: Susan Page

A discussion about tensions between the U.S. and Russia over proposed U.S. anti-missile sites in Poland, dealings with Iran, and other issues, with a look at how Russian domestic politics are affecting Russia’s stance toward the U.S., and how the U.S. is responding.


  • James Goldgeier Whitney H. Shepardson fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Former director of Russian affairs for the National Security Council. Co-author of "Power and Purpose: U.S. Policy Toward Russia After the Cold War."
  • Andrei Sitov Washington bureau chief for Itar-Tass.
  • Peter Brookes Senior fellow for national security affairs at the Heritage Foundation; former deputy assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific affairs in the second Bush administration; author, "A Devil's Triangle: Terrorism, WMD and Rogue States."

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