Target USA –Ep. 229 | Russia sentences Paul Whelan to 16 years hard labor
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American Paul Whelan, arrested and tried for what his family believes was a "set up", was sentenced to a long prison term this week. They say their only hope now is the U.S. government -which hasn't done anything to help -so far. But that may be changing now.
GW WonkCast S4E5: Below the Fold: Baby Bonds, Medicare Reform, and Paul Whelan
Co-hosts Nathalie Grogan, Eli Richman, and Erik LaDue cover a lot of ground in this week’s podcast, from Cory Booker’s Baby Bonds proposal to Medicare coverage reform to the detention of American Paul Whelan by Russian authorities. Join us for a conversation about important policy developments you might not find above the fold. https://briefpolicyperspectives.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/1.22.19-btf-wonkcast-edited.wav Sources: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK234191/ https://www.npr.org/templates/transcript/transcript.php?storyId=131167638 https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/1/21/18185536/cory-booker-news-today-2020-presidential-election-baby-bonds https://www.politico.com/story/2018/12/31/us-citizen-arrested-russia-spying-charges-1077177 https://www.politico.com/story/2018/12/31/us-citizen-arrested-russia-spying-charges-1077177 Contact us at email@example.com or on Facebook. Subscribe in iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play to #staywonky. The views expressed herein are those of the co-hosts and do not necessarily reflect the views of Policy Perspectives or the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration.
Target USA -- Episode 152: Valerie Plame, former CIA covert officer, discusses why Paul Whelan's arrest is so serious
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On our last podcast episode, we talked with David Whelan about his brother Paul Whelan's detention in Russia on what many believe are bogus charges. The Russian government says he was caught in the act of committing espionage. But on this episode Valerie Plame, a former CIA covert operations officer, explains why Whelan is not likely a CIA spy and why Moscow probably framed him.
Is Putin Using The Arrest Of Paul Whelan As A Political Bargaining Chip?
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The Trump Administration remains relatively silent on the arrest of US citizen Paul Whelan on espionage charges in Russia, while the Kremlin is tight-lipped about any evidence they have. CNN Global Affairs analyst Max Boot joins SE and explains why he thinks it's a "purely political arrest" with the possible endgame of a prisoner swap for alleged Russian spy Maria Butina.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Paul Whelan spy scandal. A schism in the Orthodox Church.
From Russia With News
From Russia With News is hosted by Jonathan Brown @jonathaneebrown and produced by Pjotr Sauer @Pjotrsauer. The podcast is recorded and edited at CM Records Studios in central Moscow. You can read Amie’s reporting on the scandal surrounding Paul Whelan here: Paul Whelan probably isn’t a spy. So why did Russia detain him? Read Christopher Stroop’s pieces about the rift in the Orthodox Church at The Moscow Times here: The Crisis in the Orthodox Church and the Battle for Slavic History (Op-ed) Watch Patriarch Kirill’s interview on state-run television here. Russian Patriarch Warns ‘Antichrist’ Will Control Humans Through Gadgets
Shane Harris tells the story about a former Marine being detained in Russia on suspicion of spying. Annie Linskey on how the “likability” question will affect female 2020 candidates. Plus, voices from the government shutdown.
Who is Paul Whelan and why does Russia think he’s a spy?
Paul Whelan went to Moscow for a wedding. The Russians arrested him, and today charged him with espionage. Amie Ferris-Rotman, Moscow correspondent for the Washington Post, explains how Russia might be using him as leverage to win back one of its own. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices