Description: Discussion #8 - Russia
Candidate: Sen. Obama
Question: Do you think that Russia under Vladimir Putin is an evil empire? ]
BROKAW: This requires only a yes or a no. Ronald Reagan famously said that the Soviet Union was the evil empire. Do you think that Russia under Vladimir Putin is an evil empire?
OBAMA: I think they've engaged in an evil behavior and I think that it is important that we understand they're not the old Soviet Union but they still have nationalist impulses that I think are very dangerous.