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June 23, 2021

Politics of Putin: Why he's attacking NATO, the EU and America's free and fair elections

Episode 179

Following President Biden’s recent meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, we’re rebroadcasting our timely podcast discussion with Robert Dannenberg, who served in the CIA for 24 years.  He discusses Putin's history and worldview, how he views NATO and the United States, and why Russia launched interference campaigns against US elections.

To hear Part 2 of this interview, check out “Politics of Putin Part 2: Attacking American Elections.”

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Robert Dannenberg is a former CIA officer who served as Chief of Operations for the Counter Terrorism Center, Chief of the Central Eurasia Division and Chief of the CIA’s Information Operations Center.