Ben Judah

Journalist, contributor at Politico Europe

Guest

Journalist in London, and a contributor to Politico Europe. Russian analyst and author of Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell In and Out of Love with Vladimir Putin

Ben Judah on KCRW

We continue our discussion of Britain’s historic exit from the EU -- how this has shaken the world markets, has far-reaching economic repercussions for Europe and the US, and what this…

The World Reels from Historic Exit

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What started as an uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has become more complicated than ever.

Syria's Civil War Goes Multi-national

What started as an uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has become more complicated than ever.

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American and European diplomats are trying to ease a potentially dangerous crisis, claiming Russia has illegally taken control of Crimea, which belongs to Ukraine.

What Will Vladimir Putin Do Next?

American and European diplomats are trying to ease a potentially dangerous crisis, claiming Russia has illegally taken control of Crimea, which belongs to Ukraine.

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