Guest Host: Steve Roberts

In the wake of Moscow’s deadly hostage crisis, a panel talks about Russia’s intractable problem with Chechen separatists, and the question of whether — and how — that conflict overlaps with the worldwide fight against terrorism.


  • Fiona Hill fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution
  • Lawrence Sheets Moscow bureau chief for NPR
  • Sarah Mendelson senior fellow in the Russia and Eurasia program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Ariel Cohen research fellow at the Heritage Foundation

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