On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Walter Smolarek fills in for Brian Becker, and is joined by Gregory Elich of the Solidarity Committee for Democracy and Peace in Korea.
Donald Trump is promising “fire and fury” in response to reports that North Korea has developed the ability to miniaturize a nuclear warhead so that it can be placed on a missile. North Korea is vowing to stay the course and fiercely defend its sovereignty.
A senior war crimes prosecutor is resigning from a United Nations panel investigating human rights abuses in Syria, saying that now ‘everyone is bad.’ Meanwhile, forces aligned with the Syrian government are making progress against terrorist organizations on the battlefield. Alberto Garcia Watson, former senior Middle East correspondent for HispanTV, joins the show.
As the Trump administration passes the 200 day mark, the increasingly embattled White House is struggling to maintain its core of support. Divisions within the Republican party are deepening along with dissatisfaction with the two-party establishment as a whole. Ted Rall, award winning editorial cartoonist and columnist, joins Walter.
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