Limited Wars in U.S. and Russian Military Culture

Limited Wars in U.S. and Russian Military Culture
Russian President Vladimir Putin at the opening of the Army-2015 international military show, Moscow, June 16, 2015 (AP photo by Ivan Sekretarev).

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and host Peter Dörrie discuss the upcoming elections in Peru and Chad as well as the varying reactions to the Panama Papers around the globe. For the Report, Steven Metz joins us to talk about the concept of “limited war” and the differences in the U.S. and Russian approach to it.


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Relevant articles on WPR:

In Peru’s ‘Chaotic’ Presidential Elections, It’s a Race for Second Place

Deby Set to Keep Power in Chad Election, but Discontent Is Growing
Reaction to the ‘Panama Papers’ Reveals as Much as the Leaks
WPR’s Ongoing Series on Corruption and Efforts to Combat It
A Tale of Two Strategies: Limited War in U.S. and Russian Strategic Culture

Trend Lines is produced, edited and hosted by Peter Dörrie, a freelance journalist and analyst focusing on security and resource politics in Africa. You can follow him on Twitter at @peterdoerrie.

Additional audio credits:

Washington Post – Chechnya: 200 years of background in four minutes
VICE News – Selfie Soldiers: Russia Checks in to Ukraine
The White House – President Obama on Ending War in Iraq

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