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00:00 - Intro
00:55 - Benjamin Friedman
05:01 - Maintaining Hawkishness
07:02 - Unpredictability for Allies, Adversaries
10:30 - Murky Syrian Strategy
12:57 - Outro
13:44 - This Old Dog - Mac Demarco
16:11 - Finish

Benjamin Friedman joins the show to discuss what President Trump’s unpredictability means for our allies and adversaries, the lack of strategy in Syria, and why the president has become more of a traditional hawk.

Benjamin Friedman is a research fellow in defense and homeland security studies at the Cato Institute. He writes about U.S. defense politics, focusing on strategy, budgeting, and war. You can follow him on Twitter @BH_Friedman.

 

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