The Doomsday Clock was pushed to two minutes to midnight on Thursday, a reflection of experts’ belief that the threat of global nuclear destruction is worse than at any time since 1953.
Turkey launched a military incursion into Syria on Sunday. It showed the terrible relations with its NATO ally the United States, and also pointed to a deep level of military cooperation with Germany.
At the World Economic Forum at Davos, trade giants Germany and China have made strong statements against protectionism that are clearly aimed at American President Donald Trump.
We’ll also talk about China making a move to swallow Taiwan, unrest in Ethiopia, a former U.S. Secretary of State involved in Palestinian diplomacy aimed at undermining the current president, and why California is the poorest state in America.