Beyond the Headlines: The Russia Trap

The Beyond the Headlines @BUPardeeSchool, or BtH, series at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University continued on October 1, 2019 with a conversation on the shadow war between the United States and Russia and the associated threat of nuclear catastrophe.

The discussion, entitled “The Russia Trap: How Our Shadow War with Russia Could Spiral into Nuclear Catastrophe,” featured George Beebe, Vice President of the Center for the National Interest and former head of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Russia Desk; and Joseph Wippl, Pardee School Professor of the Practice of International Relations.

You can watch the panel below:

Beyond the Headlines is a regular series at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies which seeks to cultivate informed conversations among experts and practitioners on issues that are currently in the news headlines, but to do so with a focus on intellectual analysis and on longer-range trends. Recent Beyond the Headlines discussions have focused on topics including BrexitInternational Women’s Daythe most recent Brazilian elections, and the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar.