Guest: Andrew Bacevich, James Kitfield
Recent global events are giving the Trump administration their first real test of foreign policy acumen. On Friday, President Trump ordered a missile strike on an airbase in Syria in response to President Assad’s sarin gas attack on civilians. Complicating this situation is Russia’s backing of Assad in the midst of U.S. investigations into Russian election meddling and potential collusion with the Trump transition team. In addition, North Korea is growing increasingly confrontational with their military displays. And, President Trump recently met with Chinese president Xi Jinping, who is a North Korean ally. Marty dissects the issues facing the United States with her guests ANDREW BACEVICH, an emeritus professor of international relations and history at Boston University and JAMES KITFIELD, senior fellow at the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress and author of Twilight Warriors.