A Soviet Reunion: Michael McFaul On What Putin Wants

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

The war continues in Ukraine while peace talks go forward in Istanbul—the outcome of both endeavors being anyone’s guess. Michael McFaul, a Hoover senior fellow and former US ambassador to Russia, joins Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane to discuss the chances of a settlement that’s mutually beneficial to the two warring parties and the West, as well as discussing Vladimir Putin and the possibility of hostilities escalating.

Recorded April 4, 2022