Friday, March 23, 2018

Is the United States Becoming More Belligerent? | Inside Story

'The Legal Case for Striking North Korea First' and 'To Stop Iran's Bomb, Bomb Iran' are just two of the articles penned by John Bolton in leading US newspapers over the years.

Donald Trump's choice for national security adviser appears to match the President's confrontational views on the rest of the world.

This muscular stance often rejects consensus-building and supports using American economic and military power to punish anyone who doesn't fall in line.

What signal is the White House sending to the rest of the world now?

Presenter: Sohail Rahman | Guests: Jim Walsh, Senior Research Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Security Studies Program; Evan Resnick, Coordinator in the United States Programme at the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies; Ali Fathollah-Nejad - Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Doha Center.