Professor Michael McFaul discusses his book, "From Cold War to Hot Peace: A U.S. Ambassador in Putin's Russia," outlining the current state of U.S.–Russia relations and introducing three possible explanations for it. Along the way, he also shares personal reflections on his experience serving the U.S. government in Russia.
Michael McFaul is Director of the Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies, Stanford University, and former U.S. Ambassador to Russia (2012–2014).
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