The John Batchelor Show

Wednesday 18 July 2018

Image:  The genius of  The Economist, showing Xi Jinping as incipient emperor; on the cover of its May 4–10, 2013, issue   http://econ.st/1fuXrfG  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOWCo-host: Gordon Chang, Daily Beast  Hour OneWednesday 18 July 2018/ Hour 1, Block A:  Arthur Waldron, Lauder Professor of...

Tuesday 17 July 2018

JOHN BATCHELOR SHOWCo-host: Larry Kudlow, Director of the National Economic Council under US Pres Donald Trump.  Hour OneTuesday 17 July 2018/ Hour 1, Block A:.  Elizabeth Peek, Fox News and The Hill, in re:  Pres Trump spoke awkwardly at the news conference yesterday in Helsinki; however, the...

Monday 16 July 2018

Image:  Emblem of the GRU: Main Intelligence Directorate, abbreviated GRU / ГРУ, is the foreign military intelligence agency of the Russian Federation.   Главное Разведывательное Управление, transliterated to Glavnoye razvedyvatel'noye upravleniye,The Head of the Russian Military Intelligence is a...

Thursday 12 July 2018y

Photo:  The sinking of the Cunard ocean liner RMS Lusitania occurred on Friday, 7 May 1915 during the First World War, as Germany waged submarine warfare against the United Kingdom, which had implemented a naval blockade of Germany; illustration of the sinking by Norman Wilkinson.URL:   https://...

Wednesday 11 July 2018

Map:  Natural gas pipeline going from Russia (upper right) directly and only to Germany (lower left). It was this NorthStream 2 (Nord Stream 2) of which Pres Trump spoke this morning in Brussels at a meeting with Jens Stoltenberg and other NATO members.   Edifying, brief video: https://www.youtube....

Monday 9 July 2018

Image:  Envoys from the Three Kingdoms of Korea: Baekje, Goguryeo, and Silla  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOWCo-host: Thaddeus McCotter, WJR, the Great Voice of the Great Lakes  Hour OneMonday   9 July 2018 / Hour 1, Block A: Tom Joscelyn, Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies; & Senior...