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Worlds Apart

​Hell on high waters ft. Peter Sutherland, UN migration & devt special rep Peter Sutherland (RT screenshot)
From the Mediterranean to Southeast Asia, hundreds of thousands of migrants are risking dangerous waters to escape war, persecution and economic hardship. Though developed nations have opened their doors to some, the figures are a mere drop in the... May 28, 2015 11:30
Worlds Apart

Worlds Apart is a fast-paced, in-depth discussion on the most pressing issues facing the world today.It strives to depart from the traditional Q&A form of interview in favor of a more emotive and engaging conversation. Host Oksana Boyko is not afraid to ask the hard questions that others avoid, with the aim of promoting intelligent public debate.

Hans-Friedrich von Ploetz, German Ambassador to Russia
Common insecurity? Ft. Hans-Friedrich von Ploetz, German Ambassador to Russia (2002-2005)

Germany and Russia share a history which deeply divides, but also unites the two. And despite significant differences on issues such as Crimea, the war in...

May 24, 2015 05:30
Paradigm redefined? Ft. David Lesch, Middle East Historian

The US policy in Syria centered on ideas of democracy and freedom at the onset of the crisis. But with the rising body count and increasingly dim prospects...

May 21, 2015 11:30
Richard Weitz, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
Conflicting strategies? Ft. Richard Weitz, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute

The U.S. - Russian relationship has been traditionally adversarial. Yet despite their rocky relationship, the two sides have managed to cooperate on...

May 17, 2015 05:30
Threat or fret? Ft. Munich Security Conference Chairman Wolfgang Ischinger

The tentative ceasefire in Ukraine appears to be broadly holding, despite recent upsurges in fighting. While political leaders work toward a diplomatic...

May 14, 2015 11:30
Slavoj Zizek. (Image from Wikipedia by Andy Miah)
​Revolutionary philosophy Ft. Slavoj Zizek, philosopher & psychoanalyst

Revolutions are often initiated by idealists, carried out by fanatics and hijacked by scoundrels. These observations by philosopher Thomas Carlyle still...

May 10, 2015 09:30
Richard Overy, a historian and author
Re-righting history? Ft. Richard Overy, historian & author

For many, the Ukraine crisis re-awakened the memories of the horrors of World War II. As we approach the 70th anniversary of the victory over fascism,...

May 07, 2015 08:30
Jennifer Welsh (RT screenshot)
​Response-ability to protect? Ft. Jennifer Welsh, UN Special Adviser on R2P

The Responsibility to Protect doctrine was born out of the need to prevent the most horrific war crimes and atrocities. But its implementation in recent...

May 03, 2015 09:30
Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan (Reuters)
Righting might Ft. Kofi Annan, UN Secretary-General (1997-2006)

The UN rose out of the ashes of WWII, as nations came together in their determination to never again repeat the horrors of that war. As the UN turns 70,...

April 30, 2015 12:30
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​Preventing Arm-ageddon? Ft. Michael Moller, chief, Conference on Disarmament

At a time of simmering geopolitical tensions, the concept of common security has become even more important. And while global nuclear zero has been a goal...

April 26, 2015 05:30