“The Matterhorn Interview – June 2015: Mark Sleboda”
“We See a Return to “Great Game” Politics in the World”
Podcast interview: (25 mins)
On behalf of Matterhorn Asset Management/GoldSwitzerland, Lars Schall spoke with Mark Sleboda in Moscow, the Russian-American International Relations & Security consultant. Sleboda gives us a no-nonsense personal take on relevant issues such as the Ukraine crisis, the re-orientation of Russia towards the East of Eurasia, Moscow’s role in China’s “New Silk Road” infrastructure projects, the background of the heavy Gold buying undertaken by China and Russia and what the “New Cold War” is all about.
Note: Mark Sleboda is a Moscow-based Russian-American International Relations and Security Analyst. He is a frequent contributor to RT and Sputnik and has appeared widely across global media from the BBC to Press TV in this capacity. He has taught and conducted research at Moscow State University (MGU). He completed his own postgraduate work in International Relations Theory at the London School of Economics (LSE). His primary areas of research are international relations theory, security and strategic studies, Russia and the Eurasia region, and the international relations of climate change. He is also a veteran of the US Navy in the nuclear engineering field.