Russian Connections

Premiere DateJan 6, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:27 Part 1 - Benjamin Friedman
04:25 Part 2 - Russia Connections & Concerns
08:32 Part 3 - Defense Deals
13:29 Outro
13:45 Heart Divided Psychic Twin
16:02 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, Friday, January 6, 2017: Benjamin Friedman discusses the oddity of Donald Trump’s connections to Russia and whether they’re cause for concern, as well as what decades-old defense deals might look like during and after a Trump presidency.

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