The Debate

Out in the cold: Mass expulsions of Russian diplomats over spy poisoning case

British Prime Minister Theresa May calls it the biggest-ever expulsion of Russian intelligence operatives. More than 100 diplomats are being sent home from two dozen nations, with talk also of scaled-down participation in this summer's World Cup in Russia. Our guests discuss the pros and cons of expelling diplomats, and the effects this move can have on international diplomacy.


Produced by Van Meguerditchian, Daniel Barney, and Wassim Cornet.

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