Episode 39: Molly McKew on Vladimir Putin's Long Game

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For the first time since the Cold War, America’s relationship with Russia has become a focal point in American politics. How did the promising relationship between Moscow and Washington turn into a standoff that some are calling a new Cold War? And what can American policy makers do to prevent further conflict? In November, we spoke with Dr. Arch Getty of UCLA to get his insight on these question. Today, we get a different perspective from Molly McKew.

Molly K. McKew is a lobbyist and founder of Fianna Strategies, which has worked on behalf of former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and former Moldovan Prime Minister Vlad Filat. She has previously worked for the Podesta Group and the American Enterprise Institute.

-Molly McKew, "Putin's Real Long Game," Politico, Jan. 1, 2017. 
-Molly McKew on twitter
-Arch Getty on Vladimir Putin and Russian History (The Road to Now #29)