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    Trump's New 'Military First' Policy Puts Generals in Charge

    Loud & Clear
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    On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker is joined by Ann Wright, a retired US Army Colonel and former US State Department official, who resigned in protest of the invasion of Iraq; as well as by Cindy Sheehan, a legendary anti-war activist.

    Donald Trump has unleashed a wave of aggressive foreign policy moves in recent weeks. From the Tomahawk missile strikes against Syria to the dropping of the largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan, and moving what he called an 'Armada' toward the Korean peninsula, the Trump administration is signaling that it is ready for war — globally. This contrasts sharply with his isolationist message on the campaign trail. Are Trump's beloved generals fully in the driver's seat when it comes to his administration’s foreign policy?

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