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The Exchange: Lessons from the Cold War

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 02:21

Political activist Garry Kasparov and Jeffrey Goldfarb discuss what actions the West should take to limit Russia's aggression in eastern Ukraine and Crimea.

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Who didn't doesn't get the message. You've been critical of the EU. -- particular showing signs of weakness are curious do you think the sanctions -- work. I think you know the original work and we are about the surprise of many yes these centers are working I think the west could do more. That work you know what in my -- we can Stevie sanctions and and the whole held region awful awful a preventing. Russia from future aggression is that you know. There's so many ways is this so -- -- is -- please don't move to -- instituted and may be will every concede their baby will drop some sanctions. Putin doesn't get the message and -- at this -- the Russian ruling delete doesn't get the message from Europe from the United States that this hubris. That the essentials will stage before Russia. Push the Russia shows. But respectful international treaties what else of the west doing. I think you know they should be very clear. Implications. 44 Russian economy and four -- individuals and their families -- Russia keeps occupation of Crimea and and talk of the all the eastern Ukraine. And I think -- west should openly support Ukraine militarily. I don't need to the ground but I think supply Ukraine -- was -- weapons is important. Again as a signal. So it's that many signals of -- because we are somehow in the atmosphere of the Cold War. And many of the lessons of the Cold War had forgotten and it's all about you know sending troops and shooting the enemy but it's about showing strikes. Assuming economic issues continue as we are -- wheels falling at the Russian economy gets hurt by sanctions. Maybe the west gets tougher how does how does that. In total uprising. Falling DVD mass -- of the streets so that's why I'm. We just have to up. Except that he stored for -- so it happens down there four or lost a bit of Russian. Because every every delay you know eventually put EB pushes the price up. You do and missing that we could do -- to do or six months to give it would have saved us from from the nightmares all of these you -- war. And get the same probably he's grateful out of place -- it.

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The Exchange: Lessons from the Cold War

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 02:21