Timothy Snyder On Syria, Russia, And 'The Road To Unfreedom' And Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman’s War In Yemen
On today's show:
- After U.S. coalition-bombing of Syrian government-held bases over the weekend, many feared Russian retaliation. Timothy Snyder, a popular historian who specializes in the 20th century, says the mere threat upholds both Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin’s autocratic tendencies.
- Shireen Al Adeimi, a doctoral candidate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, is among those who oppose the U.S.-Saudi nexus vis-à-vis Yemen. She’ll tell us her prescriptions for solving the crisis there.