Robert Legvold on the New Cold War, Interview with Columbia University Professor and Leading Russia Scholar (Part 1)

Robert Legvold on the New Cold War, Interview with Columbia University Professor and Leading Russia Scholar (Part 1)

Samuel Ramani
St Antony's College, University of Oxford

Robert Legvold is a Marshall D Shulman Professor Emeritus at the Columbia University political science department. He is one of the world's leading experts on the foreign policy of post-Soviet states, and a book reviewer for Foreign Affairs magazine. Previously, he served as the director of Soviet studies on the Council of Foreign Relations from 1978-1984, and as the director of the Euro-Atlantic Security Initiative at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace from 2009-2012. Legvold agreed to sit down for an interview with me in Moscow on September 24, 2015. The transcript of the portion of our interview dealing with his theory of a new Cold War is below:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/samuel-ramani/robert-legvold-on-the-new_b_8514120.html