Trump's Middle East Foreign Policy with Ben Friedman

Premiere DateSep 17, 2019
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:46 Ben Friedman Preface
01:40 Trump's Hawkishness Continues After Bolton
03:41 Consistent Inconsistency From Trump Admin
04:58 American War Against its Own Interests
08:34 Weak Proxy for a Bad War
13:34 Congress Allowing "Outsourcing" to Saudis
15:39 Outro
16:01 Labyrinth Surf Curse
19:10 Finish

Ben Friedman joins the show to discuss Trump’s foreign policy, creating proxies for war with Iran and seeming deference to the Saudi regime.

Ben Friedman (@BH_Friedman) is Policy Director at Defense Priorities and an adjunct professor at George Washington University.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…