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Is the US Insane Enough to Start a War with Russia?

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Tags StrategyWar and Foreign Policy

03/03/2022Ryan McMakenTho Bishop

In this episode of Radio Rothbard, Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop discuss the fallout from the first week of the Ukraine-Russian conflict. What is the impact on American politics? Are Western leaders capable of de-escalation? What will be the lasting impact on other geopolitical fronts?

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Contact Ryan McMaken

Ryan McMaken (@ryanmcmaken) is a senior editor at the Mises Institute. Send him your article submissions for the Mises Wire and Power and Market, but read article guidelines first. Ryan has a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in public policy and international relations from the University of Colorado. He was a housing economist for the State of Colorado. He is the author of Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre.

Contact Tho Bishop

Tho is an assistant editor for the Mises Wire, and can assist with questions from the press. Prior to working for the Mises Institute, he served as Deputy Communications Director for the House Financial Services Committee. His articles have been featured in The Federalist, the Daily Caller, and Business Insider.