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The Death of Alexander Litvinenko

Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006

The Dec. 5 episode of The Charlie Rose Show featured an excellent discussion of the mysterious death of Alexander Litvinenko. The discussion, featuring former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union Jack Matlock, NYU Russia Expert Stephen Cohen, Litvinenko friend and author Yuri Felshtinsky, and investigative journalist Edward Jay Epstein, challenges facile explanations of the apparent murder, and provides insight into the larger question of what the incident reveals about Russia's internal stabiliity and external relations.

Watch it below (must have Flash enabled to view the video player):