The Fitful, But Steady, Transformation of Russia’s Modern Military

The Fitful, But Steady, Transformation of Russia’s Modern Military
An honor guard stands during Russia's Victory Day military parade, Moscow, May 9, 2016 (AP photo by Pavel Golovkin)

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and senior editor, Frederick Deknatel, discuss Wednesday’s terror attack in London and whether anything can be done to mitigate the threat of self-radicalized extremists. For the Report, Michael Kofman talks with Peter Dörrie about Russia’s plans to expand its military while deploying modernized equipment.

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