In this episode, we look at the U.S. strike which took out Iranian General Soleimani and discuss whether the decision to act right now made any sense (00:48), whether U.S. leadership is entitled to the benefit of the doubt as to their decision making and motivations (7:31), what we should be doing in the middle east (23:43), and whether Americans have the want to and the leadership to meet challenges that come with being a nation and a superpower (32:48).
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