The New Times Podcast #6: The two Donald Trumps

 "We are entering a 19th century-style era of power politics in which you have bombast, summits and, almost, gun boats."

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What kind of Donald Trump will the world see in 2017? Will we get a tantrum-prone president who continues to use Twitter to stir up diplomatic discord, or will a more strategic version emerge who listens to his advisers and seeks guidance from friends such as Henry Kissinger? In this episode the academic and author John Bew tells Serena Kutchinsky and George Eaton why he thinks we are entering a new, very masculine, age of 19th century-style power politics. (Serena Kutchinsky, John Bew, George Eaton)

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