Weekends is a time for longer form content and this is an interview that you are going to want to watch all the way through. Stephen Kotkin is a Princeton historian with a specialty in the practice of diplomacy and international studies. He’s probably the definitive expert on Joe Stalin in this country, having completed parts 1 and 2 of a three part biography on the Soviet despot (the final part is expected this fall).
In this interview with the Hoover Institute, professor Kotkin provides insight on modern China, Russia and American foreign policy towards these two rival nations. Kotkin speaks plainly, presenting his thoughts in language even a democrat might comprehend. Watch