Munk Debates – Should the U.S. Engage or Isolate Putin’s Russia?

Below is a video of the Canadian-based Munk Debates on the topic of “Should America Isolate or Engage Russia Today?” I put together some of my scattered impressions after watching.

The credentials and strong opinions of the people in the room alone made this debate fascinating to watch. I’ve read the work of or seen interviews with all four of these individuals and have found all of their points of view compelling at times. They are: Vladimir Pozner, one of the most respected Russian journalists who is fully bi-lingual and grew up largely in the West; Stephen Cohen, an Continue reading