On Monday 4th December Professor Roy Allison was a contributor on Start the Week, BBC Radio 4’s flagship conversation programme, presented by Andrew Marr.
Professor Allison was discussing Russian policy in Syria and the Middle East.
His fellow contributors were:
Masha Gessen, on her new book The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia
Dominic Rubin, on his forthcoming book Russia’s Muslim Heartlands: Islam in the Putin Era
Liwaa Yazji, on her play Goats, about a Syrian village, running in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre.
You can listen to the podcast of the show here.