What Iran Learned From Ukraine War: LISTEN to Former Israel Intel Chief

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More than a month into the Ukraine war, is it too soon to call the Russian invasion a failure? What impact will it have on America's international standing, and why has it increased Iran's motivation to acquire nuclear weapons? Retired Israeli general Amos Yadlin, former head of Israel's military intelligence, joins the podcast to discuss these questions amid reports of Russian war crimes on the outskirts of Kyiv.

Yadlin tells host Amir Tibon that Putin's "barbaric" war is a reflection of Russia's failure to "march into Kyiv and be greeted as liberators." Putin, in his view, "lost the war he planned," but can still win another, more brutal one. Listen to the full conversation, which also touches on Israel's ties with China, and the Biden administration's approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Read more of our Ukraine coverage:

* Russian War Crimes in Ukraine Are Exposed. Will That Change Anything?

* Why Jewish Refugees From Ukraine Are Choosing Germany Over Israel

* How D.C. Emboldened Putin, According to Key Trump Impeachment Witness

* Opinion: Why Most Israelis Blame Putin, but Most Palestinians Don't

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