Kimberly Marten

Kimberly Marten appears in the following:

Tensions Spark Fears of War in Ukraine

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Ukraine's security forces have arrested scores of demonstrators in what it is calling "an anti terrorist operation." In reaction, Moscow has warned that the use of violence against the demonstrators could result in an all out civil war.

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Heightened Security in Russia After Attacks

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Across Russia, heightened security measures are in place after twin bombings in the city of Volgograd killed at least 32 people earlier in the week.  Meanwhile, around the world, Olympic athletes and fans and international official are wondering what implications, if any, those attacks might have on the Sochi winter Olympics.


For Obama & Putin, G-20 Summit Brings a Big Chill

Friday, September 06, 2013

Instead of economic issues, the G-20 Summit may attract more attention for the tensions between the U.S. and Russia over Syria, Snowden, and LGBT human rights. Kimberly Marten, a professor of political science at Columbia University’s Barnard College, joins The Takeaway to discuss what President Obama will be able to accomplish at the summit.

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Strained U.S.-Russian Relations Lead to Canceled Summit

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Yesterday, President Obama announced his decision to cancel his summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, marking the first time that an American president has called off a publicly announced visit to Russia since the end of the Cold War. Kimberly Marten, professor of political science at Columbia University’s Barnard College, discusses the implications of the cancellation.


21st Century Cold War? Tensions Rise Between U.S. and Russia, China

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The Snowden case has caused friction between the United States and Russia and China, as the U.S. believes China may have played a role in Hong Kong's decision to allow Snowden to leave the country. Ambassador Stephen Young, outgoing American consul general in Hong Kong and Macau and Kimberly Marten, Professor of Political Science at Columbia University's Barnard College, examine the relationships between the U.S. and its former Cold War foes.


Snowden Pulls Request for Russian Aslyum

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Edward Snowden remains in a transit area in the Moscow airport, but he has abandoned his request for asylum in Russia after Russian President Vladimir Putin said asylum would only be granted if Snowden ceases leaking classified information against the United States. Ellen Barry, Moscow Bureau Chief for our partner The New York Times, and Kimberly Marten, Political Science professor at Barnard College, join The Takeaway to discuss Putin's decision and the possible next steps for Snowden.

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