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Cognitive Dissidents

The Future of the Post-Soviet World

Cognitive Dissidents
Cognitive Dissidents

Jacob welcomes Eugene Chausovsky, former Stratfor alum and now Senior Director at Newlines Institute, to discuss all things post-soviet: wtf is going on in the Western Balkans, prospects for Ukraine’s inclusion in the EU, whether Azerbaijan will stop at Nagorno-Karabakh, and the many intersecting interests of Central Asia. From there they discuss China and what lessons China may have learned from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine re: Taiwan. They also make a global plea for more Georgian food, plz and thx.



(00:00) - Intro

(01:14) – Serbia/Kosovo

(06:08) - Ukraine/Russia

(19:07) – The South Caucasus

(31:36) – Central Asia

(41:05) - end – China


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