Sep 26, 2022 • 45M

Where Does the Desire to Kill Come From?

Shadi and Damir debate Russian brinkmanship, Iranian protests, and whether dictatorships are getting better at crushing dissent.


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Damir Marusic
Shadi Hamid
Agreement is nice. Disagreement is better.
Episode details

The Crowd is flying solo (duo?) again for this week's episode, focusing on recent developments in the war in Ukraine, Iranian protests, and Europe's under-the-radar political upheavals. The Russian government recently declared a "partial mobilization" to aid in the war effort, and Vladimir Putin threatened to defend Russia's gains with nuclear weapons. …

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