Trump’s Cabinet of Generals Is Testing the U.S. Military’s Political Neutrality

Trump’s Cabinet of Generals Is Testing the U.S. Military’s Political Neutrality
National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House, Washington, May 12, 2017 (AP photo by Evan Vucci).

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and senior editor, Frederick Deknatel, discuss the Manchester bombing and U.S. President Donald Trump’s tensions with NATO. For the Report, Jason Dempsey and Amy Schafer talk with Peter Dörrie about a new chapter for civil-military relations in the United States under President Donald Trump.

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