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Middle East 2017: Challenges and Choices - Russia

Anna Borshchevskaya

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November 1, 2016


Is Russia's recent military foray into the Middle East a permanent move, and what if anything can the 45th president of the United States do to limit Moscow's mischief in the region without risking open confrontation and war between the world's leading nuclear powers? In this episode of the Institute's Near East PolicyCast podcast, Russia expert Anna Borshchevskaya shares a studied look into Vladimir Putin's motives and objectives and offers concrete advice for how the next American administration can disrupt Russia's disruptive Middle East adventurism.