The United Nations has recently come under attack for its handling of both the Ebola outbreak and the war in Syria. It has prompted some to question what the role of the U.N. should be on the international stage. We look at the relevance of the U.N., 70 years after its creation.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
As President Bush travels to Moscow for a summit meeting with President Putin, a panel looks at what’s on the agenda for their discussions, including the recent agreements between the U.S. and Russia on nuclear arms reductions.
- Angela Stent professor of government and director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies at Georgetown University
- Michael McFaul professor of political science, Stanford University
- David Hoffman assistant managing editor for foreign news, The Washington Post
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