On April 11, deputy director of the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security Matthew Kroenig was featured on the Ben Domenech Podcast episode “Complex strategy: Navigating international & Domestic relations.” Kroenig explains the Russian nuclear shadow over Ukraine but clarifies that Putin does not want a nuclear war.

In a way he [Putin] has already used nuclear weapons with the threat of using them to back stop this invasion.

Matthew Kroenig
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