Benjamin Friedman, Part II: Domestic Politics vs. Foreign Affairs

Premiere DateMay 19, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:55 Benjamin Friedman
03:34 Why U.S. Can Make Mistakes
06:14 Domestic Politics Effect on Foreign Affairs
08:46 Appeal Against Trump Wars
10:29 Outro
11:06 Unicorn Tolerance The Mountain Goats
16:30 Finish

Benjamin Friedman returns to discuss domestic tumult’s effect on foreign policy, how the U.S. can afford to start wars in the Middle East, and why the current administration shouldn’t be trusted with wars.

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.

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…