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‘A horrifying disaster’: David Frum discusses Russia’s war of aggression and the political reaction in the West

Local militiamen help an old woman crossing a bridge destroyed by artillery, as she tries to flee, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 2. 2022. Russian forces have escalated their attacks on crowded cities in what Ukraine's leader called a blatant campaign of terror. Emilio Morenatti/AP Photo.

This episode is the fourth of The Hub’s new bi-weekly series featuring Sean Speer in conversation with leading author, journalist, and thinker David Frum. The two discuss the role of social media in the context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the ideological and political tensions that the invasion has exposed among American conservatives, and its potential consequences for Canadian defence and security policy.

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I especially agree with what he said about the federal government staying out of provincial politics and decisions. Something they’ve done increasingly with the current one we have.

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