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September 21, 2013

Former ambassador to Russia speaks in TC


“A sovereign country that has its own view of the way things ought to work in the world,” Beyrle said. “We and the Russians need to work harder to forge a common way forward because history has shown when we are together, as we were in World War II, Hitler didn’t stand a chance. When we are apart, as we have been on Syria and Iran, autocrats and dictators can take advantage of that, as can terrorists. We need to be together much more.”

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