Scuttlebutt Ep 31: Dr. Marc DeVore’s insights on Russia

Dr. Marc DeVore, a Senior Lecturer at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, is an expert on the political economy of defense, the international arms trade, military innovation, and more joined Vic and William to help us understand Russia’s military and how we were so far off the target when it came to the outcome of their invasion of Ukraine. He shed insight on the nature of an Authoritarian Military, Russia’s desire to make their military look like it has America’s technological sophistication, and the risks for Ukraine in the event of a major counter-offensive.

After listening in, for more insight read Six Things NATO Can Do to Help Ukraine, which Dr. Devore contributed to.

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Produced by Nick Wilson, Vic Ruble, William Treuting, and Nancy Lichtman.