3/13/08 | “The New Cold War” with Edward Lucas

The Peace Action Network, the Western Diplomacy and Public Policy Network, and the European Region are pleased to present:

Putin’s Russia and the Threat to the West

a global conference call with Edward Lucas
author and correspondent for The Economist

Edward Lucas is the Central and Eastern Europe correspondent for The Economist. He has been covering the region for more than 20 years, witnessing the final years of the last Cold War, the fall of the Iron Curtain and the collapse of the Soviet empire, Boris Yeltsin’s downfall and Vladimir Putin’s rise to power. From 1992 to 1994, he was the managing editor of The Baltic Independent, a weekly English-language newspaper published in Tallinn. He holds a BSc from the London School of Economics, and studied Polish at the Jagiellonian University, Cracow. The New Cold War is his first book.