Trump taps new foreign policy team

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From right to left: Mike Pompeo, John Bolton, Gina Hapsel (credit: AP)

From right to left: Mike Pompeo, John Bolton, Gina Hapsel (credit: AP)

Guests: Matthew Kroenig, Mitchell Plitnick

President Trump has been shaking up his cabinet in recent weeks, and the most high-profile changes have been made to positions related to foreign policy. John Bolton will be Trump’s new National Security advisor, and he’s nominated C.I.A. Director Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State, and Gina Haspel to fill Pompeo’s current position. Today we’ll discuss what these changes will mean for American foreign policy and relations with North Korea, Iran, Russia, as well as our allies. Joining us is MATTHEW KROENIG, associate professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown university, and by MITCHELL PLITNICK, writer and researcher for LobeLog and Right Web.

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