In this episode, recorded prior to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Iyad and Ahmed discuss Putin's politics and its significance both regionally and globally.
01:00 - Predictions on Russia and Ukraine
04:50 - US foreign policy - Obama, Assad and chemical weapons
09:00 - Geopolitics and Russian motivations for the invasion
14:45 - Recent books - 'Red Notice' and 'The Man Without A Face'
18:00 - Putin not being ideological, only understanding hard power
21:00 - What is cancel culture?