Letters and Politics

Syria, Trump’s Tweets, and the History of the US-Russia Relations

To talk about the history of the US-Russia relations and the current state of affairs between the two countries over Syria’s alleged use of chemical weapons, host Mitch Jeserich talks to two prominent historians.


Anthony D’Agostino is a professor of History at San Francisco State University and an expert on the history of Russia; he is the author of many books including The Russian revolution and The Rise of Global Powers: International Politics in the Era of World Wars.

Timothy Snyder is the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University; he is the author of several books including On Tyranny and his latest, The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America.


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