Former U.S. Ambassador to Moscow, Michael McFaul, warns Americans not to let their leaders go down the path of Vladimir Putin. He joins us.
What is up with Donald Trump and Russia? Why all the love? Does it make sense?
A massive leak of more than 11 million documents reveals a global web of corruption and tax hidden wealth. What we’re learning about the Panama Papers.
Russia gets called out on the global stage for doping its athletes. Widespread, big-time. It could get Russia banned from the Rio Olympics.
Russia’s big power play in Syria, the US response, and where this could go.
Russia goes big in Syria. The US hits a hospital in Kunduz. Hillary flips on the TPP. An epic flood in South Carolina. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
The Russia factor, with Syria, ISIS, Iraq, Iran. Obama and Putin sit down. We dive in.
Russian grand chessmaster Garry Kasparov is a critic of Vladimir Putin, and now of President Obama’s foreign policy too. We’ll hear his argument and the pushback.
Are we looking at a “new” Cold War? Russian bombers in the air. US tanks to Eastern Europe. We’ll look at the new shivers of a bad old time.
The Arctic Circle is opening up at a gallop as the ice disappears. Oil, gold, armies, spies. Big opportunities and fear of the consequences.
What does Vladimir Putin want, in Ukraine and beyond? We’ll unpack a big new biography of the Russian leader.
Immigration showdown. ISIS killings. A ceasefire mockery in Ukraine. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
War powers and ISIS. Eyeball to eyeball over Ukraine. Alabama, defiant on gay marriage. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
Arming Ukraine. Should the US do it? Russia is backing a new offensive and economic sanctions aren’t stopping it. We’ll hear the debate.
A weak ruble and a turbulent economy. We look at Putin's Russia and what its economic free fall means.
Vladimir Putin turns 62 in Hercluean fashion, a Facebook fan understands our core mission and a Morning Edition producer explains when it is appropriate to eat ice cream. (Answer: always)
Another beheading. Obama and NATO. Nude pics hacked from the cloud. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
Europe stumbling – economically, and maybe more – as a new challenge rises from Russia.
War moves over Syria, Ukraine. Burger King moves to Canada. Nine-year-olds and Uzis. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s leader meet. We’ll look at Russia and the high voltage chess game over Ukraine. Plus, we look at potential US military strikes in Syria and Iraq.