Editor of FPIF.org John Feffer returns to the show to discuss his latest articles “A Nobel For Donald Trump Over Korea?” and “The Banality of Haspel.” Feffer begins by explaining why, even if Trump negotiates peace in the Korean Peninsula he would not be deserving of the Nobel Peace Prize. Feffer and Scott discuss the many different nuances of the peace process in North Korea and what it will take for the various sides to strike a deal. They then turn to Gina Haspel’s likely appointment as the new director of the CIA—and who might have replaced her if she was rejected. Scott then asks Feffer what his prediction is for the future of U.S. engagement in Syria.

John Feffer is the co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus and author of the dystopian novel Splinterlands. Follow Feffer on Twitter @JohnFeffer.

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