Jul 4 • 46M

E104 - Why Are We in Ukraine and More w/ Christopher Layne

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American Prestige
A podcast from Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world.
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Danny welcomes Christopher Layne, professor of international affairs and Robert M. Gates Chair in Intelligence and National Security at the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, to discuss the recent article he co-authored with Benjamin Schwarz for Harper’s, “Why Are We in Ukraine?” They get into the discourse around the conflict among the public and international relations (IR) scholars, the history and nature of the field of IR, the role of NATO expansion in the current Ukraine conflict, US nuclear doctrine, the solipsism of the US foreign policy establishment, and more.