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Elizabeth C. Economy and Michael LeviAn Energy Weapon vs. Russia?
Good afternoon, podcast listeners! You’ve got a fantastic opportunity set before you, as this week host Richard Aldous speaks with energy expert Michael Levi from the Council on Foreign Relations.The two discuss the energy component of Europe’s Russia problem, and what—if anything—the US can do about it. Before you’re done, you’ll hear about whether Israel has a role in shoring up European energy security, and Moscow’s other options for selling its bountiful reserves of natural gas (hint…it’s an energy-hungry customer to Russia’s east).Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. You can follow our host, Richard Aldous, on Twitter @RJAldous, and Michael Levi @levi_m.