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Chris Hedges On Ukraine, Russia & NATO

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Chris Hedges reminds us that the very problems we have now with Ukraine and Russia were addressed back in 2008 and that those concerns were ignored. - Andy

"Pulitzer Prize–winning Journalist Chris Hedges talks about Russia, Ukraine, Nato expansion and his experience on the ground reporting from Eastern Europe during the fall of the Soviet Union. Then Phyllis Bennis, of the Institute of Policy Studies, talks about what needs to happen next. Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who was a foreign correspondent for fifteen years for The New York Times, where he served as the Middle East Bureau Chief and Balkan Bureau Chief for the paper. He previously worked overseas for The Dallas Morning News, The Christian Science Monitor, and NPR. He is the host of the Emmy Award-nominated RT America show On Contact. Link to Chris' article on Russia/ Ukraine “Chronicle of a War Foretold” at Sheer Post - Phyllis Bennis is a fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies, where she directs the New Internationalism project. Her books include Before & After: US Foreign Policy and the War on Terror. In 2001 she helped found the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights, and now serves on the national board of Jewish Voice for Peace. Her latest piece on Ukraine appears in Foreign Policy in Focus. Link to Phyllis' latest piece:" from video introduction.


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