Tensions with Russia have been on the rise lately. Â President Obama canceled a meeting with Vladmir Putin after Putin granted temporary asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden. Some say the Russian anti-gay laws warrant a US boycott of the Sochi Olympics. Then there’s clashes over Russia’s involvement in Syria’s civil war. This hour we’ll trace the history of US-Russian relations, explore the future of a cold and bitter peace.
- George Hudson, Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Director of the Russian and Central Eurasian Studies Program at Wittenberg University
- Kathy Lally, Moscow Bureau Chief for the Washington Post