For those of you who have read my second book, The Absent Superpower, recent events in Ukraine should not come as a surprise. Chapter 6, The Twilight War, lays out how Russian geography and demographic realities would dictate Russian aggression in its immediate periphery. This is not a justification of Moscow's aggression against its neighbor, but international watchers should not be feigning surprise.
Joining hosts Dennis McCuistion and Jim Falk, is Angela E. Stent, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European studies, Professor of Government and Foreign Service, Georgetown University.
With the quickly changing world we find ourselves in today, Meyer addresses the biggest challenges facing culture in America and western civilization during part one of this two part series.