Mar 18, 2022

E36 - The History of NATO Expansion w/ Joshua Shifrinson

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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 and Derek discuss the state of the Russian invasion of Ukraine (2:49); Volodymyr Zelenskyy's speech before the U.S. Congress (12:27); Russia-Ukraine peace talks (15:35); the South Korean election (18:57) and the North Korean missile test (20:52); a potential Yemen peace conference (24:20); and the Iran missile attack on Erbil and the JCPOA (26:38). They then speak with Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson (33:10), associate professor of international relations at Boston University, about the history of NATO expansion from 1989 until 2008.

Please check out Joshua’s book: Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts.