Scott interviews Lyle J. Goldstein about what the “Russiagate” narrative means for America’s relationship with Russia. Scott and Goldstein remind us that a hot war would probably mean the destruction of both American and Russian cities with tactical nukes, and possibly the devastation of human civilization all over the world. For that reason it’s incredibly irresponsible of the media to push the narrative that the Russian government attacked our country during the 2016 election, and that any sign of President Trump’s conciliation toward Putin is confirmation that he’s a foreign agent.
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Lyle J. Goldstein is Research Professor in the China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI) at the United States Naval War College in Newport, RI. He is the author of Meeting China Halfway: How to Defuse the Emerging US-China Rivalry. Follow his work at The National Interest.
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