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Professor Jason Blazakis, director of the Middlebury Institute’s Center on Terrorism, Extremism, and Counterterrorism, recently penned an Op-Ed in the Los Angeles Times and The Mercury News, in addition to providing an interview for MSNBC, about the option of listing Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism.

In what he calls “the ultimate sanction,” Blazakis argues that adding Russia to the U.S. government’s state sponsors of terrorism list should be a consideration, noting that the designation would hurt Russia’s financial system and relegate Russia to pariah status.

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MSNBC Interview with Jason Blazakis on Gas Prices Spiking Amid Russian Sanctions