Vladimir Putin http://wamc.org en Herbert London: Resetting Russian Policy http://wamc.org/post/herbert-london-resetting-russian-policy <p>With Russian armed forces seizing control of the Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, President Putin has sent a loud and clear message to President Obama. In effect, Putin contends the U.S. support for the political upheaval that dislodged a Kremlin ally, means little in the face of the Russian bear clearly intent on reacquiring “the near-abroad” – those nations lost with the dismemberment of the Soviet Union.</p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:42:00 +0000 Herbert London 85175 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-124 <p>WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock talks about the Oscars and the growing the crisis in Ukraine.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:39:54 +0000 Alan Chartock 84973 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-80 <p>WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses recent pardons in Russia by President Vladimir Putin and what they mean and New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg's guest appearance on the latest episode of Saturday Night Live.</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:57:19 +0000 Alan Chartock 80456 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-79 <p>WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock talks about Mikhail Khodorkovsky's pardon by Russian President&nbsp;Vladimir Putin, a <em>New York Time</em>s article&nbsp; calling for the release of reports documenting the alleged torture of terrorists post 9-11 and the latest ban in New York City.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:37:02 +0000 Alan Chartock 80300 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-30 <p></p><p>WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the potential for a diplomatic solution to the crisis&nbsp;in Syria and primary elections in New York State.</p><p></p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:21:50 +0000 Alan Chartock 73243 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary 9/6/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/9613-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today's panelists are </span>WAMC’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Alan </span>Chartock<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, newsman Ray </span>Graf<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and Joe Donahue.</span></p><p>Topics include:<br>Obama &amp; Putin<br>Syria Vote Count<br>Tipping Debate<br>E-Cigarettes<br>NSA on Encryption</p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 73021 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-27 <p>WAMC Political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Obama's strained relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin over alleged chemical weapons use in Syria.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 11:49:58 +0000 Alan Chartock 72922 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-21 <p>WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the possibility of U.S. military involvement in Syria.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 11:48:07 +0000 Alan Chartock 72282 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary