What’s the game plan of the U.S in Syria five years after the start of the war?
Bernie Sanders' support grows in national polls but today's primaries might tell a different story. On the Republican side, Senator Ted Cruz and Governor John Kasich have teamed up to try to deny Donald Trump delegates and force a contested convention. Journalist Sam Sacks joins Becker to talk about today's primaries, why the right-wing Koch brothers might support Hillary instead of the Republican candidate and whether Sanders supporters will move into Clinton's camp should she prevail.
$400 billion down the Pentagon's spending rathole! The Senate armed services committee is holding hearings today on the massively over-budget and much delayed F-35 fighter program. The F-35 program has faced much criticism and is facing further overruns in time and cost. Is there a line at which this project could be scrapped? Is it a sign that the military industrial complex is out of control? Pierre Sprey, one of the designers of the F-16, talks to Becker about the program.