Full story - May 14, 2018
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"What’s funny is that they are using the language of diversity of opinion and freedom of speech. 'What’s wrong with alternative opinions? More free speech? What’s wrong with free speech?' That’s kind of the language they’ve adopted, which is our language,” said Russia expert Peter Pomerantsev.
Full story - May 09, 2018
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RT wants "to create chaos by suggesting there is no such thing as objective truth, rather there are simply dozens of competing narratives.”
Full story - May 04, 2018
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Konstantin Rykov started his career creating sites like idiot.ru and spreading sexualized photos of women on the internet. He ended up teaching the Kremlin how to move the internet in its favor.
Full episode - May 01, 2018
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During the Cold War, the Soviet Union used the media to undermine foreign powers. Now, Russia is at it again. And while the goals are the same, the methods have changed.
Full story - April 16, 2018
Yiwu warehouse
Unlike Western nations, China doesn't demand democratic reform or human rights standards when engaging with states with weak or failing governments. Syria is a case in point.
Full story - April 09, 2018
For many of the Syrians in Turkey who fought in, or rooted for the opposition, the bloodshed is ending in death and destruction with no freedom.
Full episode - April 04, 2018
foreign policy and fragile states
"We feel terrible about what is going on in Syria, but we don't want to get really deeply engaged. So we do just enough to make the situation worse without doing enough to make it better.”
Full story - March 20, 2018
turkey astronomy
Turkey is making advances in its scientific infrastructure — like its brand new astronomical observatory. But the new science curriculum for high schoolers leaves out the theory of evolution.
Full story - March 13, 2018
"There is a history of unexpected threats emerging from unexpected places, as we learned from Afghanistan. It is in both our national security interest and in line with our values to help fragile states."
Full story - March 09, 2018
“Of course we have echoes of what’s happening in the region, but when you put scientists together, they tend to talk about science.”