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Too Many ‘What-Ifs’ For Us To Go In To Cold War Mode: Interview with Stephen Cohen

Thom Hartmann speaks to Professor Stephen Cohen, contributing editor at The Nation, about the increasing anti-Russian sentiment and the questions everyone should all be asking before we ramp up the push toward war. (Thom Hartmann Show) Advertisements

Stephen Cohen and Kenneth Roth on the Fall of Aleppo and What’s Next for US-Russia Relations

Amy Goodman hosts a debate between Stephen Cohen, professor emeritus of Russian studies and politics at New York University and Princeton University, and Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch, who discuss the fall of Aleppo and US-Russia relations under a Trump presidency. (Democracy Now!)

Coalition or Cold War with Russia? Interview with Stephen Cohen

John Batchelor talks to Stephen F. Cohen, Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and Politics at NYU and Princeton, and he is a contributing editor to The Nation. He is also the author of Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War. Cohen suggests that powerful forces are working against a post-Paris coalition between Russia […]

 Will Paris Melt the New US-Russian Cold War? Interview with Stephen Cohen

Stephen F. Cohen and John Batchelor continue their weekly discussion of the new East-West Cold War. Accelerating a trend already evident as a result of the Syrian crisis, according to Cohen, the savage terrorist acts on Paris almost immediately resulted in a French-Russian military alliance against the Islamic State in Syria, with French President Hollande […]

Is the Ukraine Situation More Dangerous than the Middle East? Interview with Stephen Cohen

Stephen F. Cohen is Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and Politics at NYU and Princeton, and he is a contributing editor to The Nation. He is also the author of a number of books including Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War. On top of this he is a founding board member of […]

Is the New Cold War about to get hot? Interview with Stephen Cohen

Stephen F. Cohen is Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and Politics at NYU and Princeton, and he is a contributing editor to The Nation. He is also the author of a number of books including Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War. On top of this he is a founding board member of […]

Why Mr. Kerry Went to Sochi: Interview with Stephen Cohen

Cole Delbyck writes for The Nation: ‘Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent sitdown with Russian President Vladmir Putin in Sochi has ushered the Ukrainian crisis onto a new and far more public stage. The Nation’s Stephen Cohen joined The John Batchelor Show to comment on the long-awaited meeting of the minds, as well as the competing […]

The Case for US-Russian Parity: Interview with Stephen Cohen

Editor’s Note: Stephen Cohen is Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and Politics at NYU and Princeton, and he is a contributing editor to The Nation. He is also the author of ‘Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War‘. You can find more interviews and articles by Professor Cohen here. Why We Must […]

War with Russia More Possible Than Ever? Interview with Stephen Cohen

Editor’s Note: Stephen Cohen is Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and Politics at NYU and Princeton, and he is a contributing editor to The Nation. He is also the author of ‘Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War‘. You can find more interviews and articles by Professor Cohen here. Ukraine’s Last Best […]

Stephen Cohen on the Ukraine crisis, his “unpatriotic” views and Henry Kissinger

Editor’s Note: This interview was recorded on Wednesday, before the ceasefire agreement in Minsk. Stephen Cohen is Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and Politics at NYU and Princeton, and he is a contributing editor to The Nation. He is also the author of ‘Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War‘. You can find more […]

Is Ukraine a Proxy Western-Russia War? Interview with Stephen Cohen

Editor’s Note: This is just a ten minute clip of Stephen Cohen’s interview with Democracy Now! You can watch the full interview here. Ukraine Violence Worsens as US Mulls Arming Military War in Eastern Ukraine Has Only Just Begun Ukraine’s Conscription Plan Fuels Fear, Resentment Hundreds of Demonstrators Attack Ukrainian President’s Office US Mulls Sending Ukraine […]

The Media’s Dangerous Anti-Russian Jingoistic Game: Interview with Stephen Cohen

Editor’s Note: Stephen Cohen is Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and Politics at NYU and Princeton, and he is a contributing editor to The Nation. He is also the author of ‘Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War‘. You can find more interviews and articles by Professor Cohen here. Scholars at Odds on […]

Stephen Cohen: Everything in Ukraine Hinges on the Parliamentary Elections This Month

From The Nation: ‘Ukraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, has now formed his own political party, but whether or not he will control a majority of Parliament is now in doubt. As Stephen Cohen explained on The John Batchelor Show, “For Poroshenko everything, everything—the war, the political future of Ukraine, his own future, and the billions of dollars […]

Interview with Stephen Cohen on the Ukraine Ceasefire and the New Cold War

Editor’s Note: Stephen Cohen is Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and Politics at NYU and Princeton, and he is a contributing editor to The Nation. He is also the author of ‘Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War‘. You can find more interviews and articles by Professor Cohen here.

Ukraine Ceasefire Takes Hold, but an Expanding NATO Raises Threat of Nuclear War: Interview with Stephen Cohen

‘The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels are reportedly set to sign a ceasefire today aimed at ending over six months of fighting that has killed at least 2,600 people and displaced over a million. The deal is expected this morning in the Belarusian capital of Minsk as President Obama and European leaders meet in Wales […]

Interview with Professor Stephen Cohen on the situation in Ukraine

Stephen Cohen is Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and Politics at NYU and Princeton, and he is a contributing editor to The Nation. He is also the author of Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War. You can find more interviews and articles by Professor Cohen here.

Stephen Cohen: The New Cold War and the Necessity of Patriotic Heresy

Stephen Cohen recently addressed the US-Russia Forum in Washington, DC: ‘We meet today during the worst and potentially most dangerous American-Russian confrontation in many decades, probably since the Cuban missile crisis of 1962. The Ukrainian civil war, precipitated by the unlawful change of government in Kiev in February, is already growing into a proxy US-Russian war. […]

Who Shot Down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and Why? Interview with Stephen Cohen

Stephen Cohen: Downed Malaysian Plane Raises Risk of War Between Russia and the West Obama Slams Russia Over Plane as GOP Hawks Beat War Drums Ray McGovern: Facts Needed on Malaysian Plane Shoot-Down US intelligence report: Pro-Russian separatists shot down Malaysia Airlines plane Putin says Ukraine must take responsibility for MH17 Malaysia Airlines plane MH17: Wars have […]

The New Cold War? Interview with Stephen Cohen

Ukraine: What’s Next? Interview with Professor Stephen Cohen

Editor’s Note: You can listen to another Stephen Cohen interview with John Batchelor here ‘Thom Hartmann discusses the latest on the crisis in Ukraine with Stephen Cohen, Contributing Editor-The Nation / Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies & Politics at NYU and Princeton, Author, Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives, which examines the “New Cold War.’ (Thom Hartmann) Heavy Fighting […]

What’s Going on in Ukraine? Interview with Stephen Cohen

Previous Interviews with Stephen Cohen… Are We In a New Cold War? Interview with Stephen Cohen Containment 2.0? Interview with Stephen Cohen and John Mearsheimer Stephen Cohen: “We Are Not Beginning a New Cold War, We Are Well Into It” Has Flawed US Policy led to a New Cold War? Interview with Stephen Cohen Are We Stumbling into World […]

Are We In a New Cold War? Interview with Stephen Cohen

In Cold War Echo, Obama Strategy Writes Off Putin Containment 2.0? Interview with Stephen Cohen and John Mearsheimer Cold War Again: Who’s Responsible?

Containment 2.0? Interview with Stephen Cohen and John Mearsheimer

In Cold War Echo, Obama Strategy Writes Off Putin The Folly of the New Containment Titillations of Nuclear War: Slippery Slope of Hegemonic Aggression Moving Closer to War: The New Cold War

Stephen Cohen: “We Are Not Beginning a New Cold War, We Are Well Into It”

‘As negotiations over the crisis in Ukraine begin in Geneva, tension is rising in the Ukrainian east after security forces killed three pro-Russian protesters, wounded 13 and took 63 captive in the city of Mariupol. Ukrainian officials said the pro-Russian separatists had attempted to storm a military base. The killings came just after the unraveling […]

Has Flawed US Policy led to a New Cold War? Interview with Stephen Cohen

Cold War Again: Who’s Responsible?

Are We Stumbling into World War III?: Interview with Stephen Cohen

‘Thom Hartmann talks with Stephen Cohen, Professor Emeritus-New York University and Princeton University / Contributing Editor-The Nation Magazine & Author of Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War, for his take on the situation in Ukraine.’ (Thom Hartmann)

The New Cold War?: Interview Professor Stephen Cohen

A New Cold War? Ukraine Violence Escalates, Leaked Tape Suggests U.S. Was Plotting Coup: Interview with Stephen Cohen

A short-lived truce has broken down in Ukraine as street battles have erupted between anti-government protesters and police. Last night the country’s embattled president and the opposition leaders demanding his resignation called for a truce and negotiations to try to resolve Ukraine’s political crisis. But hours later, armed protesters attempted to retake Independence Square sparking […]

Stephen Cohen: Nobody thinks US/NATO missile defense could actually protect you

U.S. defense bill boosts funding for missile defense to $9.5 billion Putin eyes $700bn to advance Army Russia Moves Nuke-Capable Missiles to EU Borders US, NATO express concern over Russian missile deployment near border Russia Warns of Nuclear Response to US Global Strike Program Putin Again Slams US Missile Defense Plans U.S. Shoots Down Russia’s […]

Tales of the New Cold War: Stephen F. Cohen on the Trump Allegations and the Possibility for Détente

In the first interview, Professor Emeritus Stephen F. Cohen speaks to John Batchelor about what he calls ‘unsubstantiated’ allegations that President-elect Donald Trump has been compromised by the Russians. In the second interview. Cohen speaks to Thom Hartmann the various scandals revolving around Trump and the possible implications for the future. (The John Batchelor Show/Thom Hartmann Program)