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Show 270 - Poking the Bear

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Mon, 24 Feb 2014   -   43:19 minutes   -   31.87mb

Ukraine has erupted in violence as protesters in Kiev oust the country's leader. Dan thinks U.S. efforts to clandestinely support or encourage one side of the conflict are dangerously short sighted.

1. "Hitch-22" by Christopher Hitchens
2. "A New Cold War? Ukraine Violence Escalates, Leaked Tape Suggests U.S. Was Plotting Coup" Democracy Now broadcast transcript
3. "A Republic Not an Empire" by Pat Buchanan

Keywords: Ukraine, Russia, Putin, Kiev, violence, riot, revolution, Obama, U.S., covert, Venezuela, Syria, government, history, podcast, politics

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