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Ukraine Crisis and the U.S. Response

Mar 5, 2014

Is there any way for the United States and its European allies to reverse the Russian military occupation of Crimea, or are President Putin’s troops there to stay? Conversation and commentary about the crisis in Ukraine and Crimea.

Chaos in the Ukraine
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Our guests: Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin; Will Englund, the Moscow correspondent of the Washington Post, and with Max Hilaire, the political science chair at Morgan State who keeps a close eye on President Obama’s approach to foreign affairs. Our phone lines are open: Should the U.S. and European nations force Putin to pull his troops from the Crimean peninsula, or accept the occupation as a way of protecting keeping Russian from advancing further into Ukraine?