America in Retreat

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Regular contributor, Leslie Vinjamuri from Chatham House and Executive Director of the Overseas Development Institute, Alex Thier, join Newsweek's Mirren Gidda and Josh Lowe for this week's episode. Donald Trump has announced proposals for his first budget, and they're predictably proving controversial. From hikes in America's already large defense spending to cuts in services like meals on wheels, Trump has pulled few punches. If the budget went through, it would see cuts in America's contributions to tackling climate change, boosting development, funding the U.N. and other global projects. So who would be worst hit around the world? What would be the impact on the United States? And can Trump actually get what he wants? Newsweek's Foreign Service is recorded and edited by Jordan Saville



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