Should We Arm Ukraine?

photo courtesy BBC

photo courtesy BBC


GUESTS: Elizabeth Gould and Paul Fitzgerald, husband-and-wife team of journalists and authors. Their books include Invisible History: Afghanistan’s Untold Story and Crossing Zero: the AfPak War at the Turning Point of American Empire.

Advisors and top political leaders in Washington are calling on President Obama to arm the Ukrainians with lethal force in their struggle with Putin and Russia. But sources on the ground there say we’d be arming neo-Nazis and Islamic Fundamentalists. Here’s some inside information and historic perspective on this issue you’re not likely to hear in Washington or read in the New York Times!

Wednesday March 4, 2015.