Michael McFaul spent years living in Moscow as the US ambassador, with a front-row seat to the diplomatic dance between the US and Russia. Now, he's come home, but he remains fiercely interested in what's happening in the region. Especially with Ukraine.
During his two years as US Ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul was no stranger to controversy. As he prepares to step down from his post, he says he's come to expect a bumpy ride in Moscow-Washington relations.
The American diplomat detained and accused of being a spy wasn't carrying the latest spy gadgets. Anchor Marco Werman finds what's old and what's new in the spy business from Peter Earnest, executive director of the International Spy Museum in Washington.
US ties with Russia have been deeply strained since Prime Minister Vladamir Putin began his re-election campaign for president. Host Marco Werman talks with Michael McFaul, the US Ambassador to Russia about the efforts to "reset" the relationship.
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