Hawkish Trump

Premiere DateJan 5, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:27 Part 1 - Benjamin Friedman
02:41 Part 2 - Hawkish Trump
04:56 Part 3 - Predicting Trump's Foreign Policy
09:52 Outro
10:10 Strangers Psychic Twin
15:00 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat: We speak with Dr. Zuhdi Jasser about Islam in the United States of America after the election of Donald Trump and why Islamism is incompatible within American society. Later in the week, Benjamin H. Friedman of the Cato Institute joins the show to discuss potential foreign policy under Trump.

Benjamin H. 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, and has been published in the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, The Atlantic, and many more.

Today on the Daily Beat, Thursday, January 5, 2017: Benjamin Friedman discusses why it’s so hard to predict an incoming president’s foreign policy and why he believes Donald Trump will be “conventionally hawkish.”*

*-during this episode, we make reference to an article written by Friedman back in November for “War on the Rocks,” which can be read here.


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…