Ep 10: Counterforce

Ep 10: Counterforce

Ep 10: Counterforce

Whirlwind: America, Russia & Ukraine - November 18, 2020 - 53:10

As the United States moves on from the Trump presidency, it begins adjusting to meet the demands of 21st century geopolitics. In the final episode of the series, host Tim Weiner is joined by Linda Robinson, a a senior international/defense researcher at the RAND Corporation, and David Sanger, the chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, to discuss deep fakes, cyberattacks, and the future of political warfare. In partnership with Cadence13, Jigsaw Productions and a production of Prologue Projects.

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Written and narrated by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tim Weiner and created by the Peabody-nominated studio C13Originals, Whirlwind: America, Russia & Ukraine examines the ongoing war in Ukraine -- the worst war in Europe since WWII -- in interviews with decorated, high-ranking CIA veterans who have led the American intelligence war with Russia for decades. These experts explain how Putin laid the groundwork for attacking Ukraine using deception and disinformation, how Russian disinformation has been amplified by American media figures and politicians, and how American political warfare can undermine Putin and the Kremlin.