On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker is joined by Hyun Lee of the Solidarity Committee for Democracy and Peace in Korea. Moon Jae-in has won the presidential election in South Korea in a historic win that is set to change the relationship with the North. But what will his victory mean for the plans of the Trump administration?
Is President Trump about to escalate the war in Afghanistan? Reports suggest Trump could be considering thousands of additional troops for Afghanistan as NATO’s Jens Stoltenberg arrives in London to ask the UK to commit more forces. Activist David Swanson of WarIsACrime.Org joins the show.
Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov is in Washington today for talks with his counterpart Rex Tillerson. The two are set to discuss “de-escalation zones” in Syria as the anti-Russia witch hunt continues in Washington. Dmitry Babich, independent political analyst, joins Brian.