The John Batchelor Show

Tuesday 14 May 2024

Air Date: 
May 14, 2024

CBS EYE ON THE WORLD WITH JOHN BATCHELOR

FIRST HOUR

9-915

#Markets:  Not favoring a cut.  Liz Peek The Hill. Fox News and Fox Business
https://www.wsj.com/economy/central-banking/fed-chair-jerome-powell-maintains-wait-and-see-posture-on-inflation-and-rates-1cd35820?mod=hp_lead_pos5

915-930
#Markets:  Bidenomics and the voters.  Liz Peek The Hill. Fox News and Fox Business

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2024/05/14/putin-seeks-cement-china-relations-state-visit/

930-945
#GAZA: Are there tunnels to Sinai? Jonathan Schanzer, FDD

https://www.jpost.com/israel-hamas-war/article-801179

https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog-may-13-2024-2/
945-1000
#:HEZBOLLAH; No decision on going North to Lebanon. Jonathan Schanzer, FDD
https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/article-801127

 

SECOND HOUR

10-1015

#StateThinking:The UN says the casualty numbers are 50% inflated.  @MaryKissel Former Senior Adviser to the Secretary of State. Executive VP Stephens Inc.

https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog_entry/gantz-discusses-hostage-talks-saudi-normalization-with-top-biden-aide-sullivan/

1015-1030

#StateThinking: Xi in Europe & What is to be done? @MaryKissel Former Senior Adviser to the Secretary of State. Executive VP Stephens Inc.

1030-1045: The Hard Right battles the Far Left. Judy Dempsey, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Editor-in-Chief: Strategic Europe, in Berlin.

https://foreignpolicy.com/2024/05/13/europe-eu-elections-youth-far-right-populism/

1045-1100

#BERLIN: Why didn't Xi call on Scholz? Judy Dempsey, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Editor-in-Chief: Strategic Europe, in Berlin.

https://foreignpolicy.com/2024/05/13/europe-eu-elections-youth-far-right-populism/

THIRD HOUR

1100-1115

#RUSSIA: Winning ugly in Kharkiv, Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2024/05/14/russian-forces-northern-invasion-ukraine-kharkiv/

1115-1130
#NIGER: Russia moves in to West Africa. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/why-niger-ended-us-partnership/ar-BB1mnsM9

1130-1145
#Utopianism: De-industrialization was a strategic mistake. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

1145-1200

#KingCharlesReport: Colonelship of the Army Air Corp to the Prince of Wales.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/royal-family/2024/05/13/king-hand-over-military-role-william-first-joint-engagement/

FOURTH HOUR

12-1215 

#LondonCalling: Nobody knows what quantitative tightening will bring..  @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

https://www.wsj.com/articles/quantitative-tightening-becomes-a-trap-for-the-fed-inflation-reserve-requirements-powell-5c8cd332

1215-1230

#LondonCalling: PM Sunak vs the Migrants. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/graduate-visa-route-uk-migration-rishi-sunak-92wzh77cc

1230-1245
#PRC: Fresh solution thinking in July or not.. Victoria Herczegh, @GPFutures


https://geopoliticalfutures.com/china-signals-economic-policy-changes/

 

 

1245-100 am
#UKRAINE: Kharkiv is slowly being levelled to rubble like Grozny and Aleppo. Josh Rogin, Washington Post


https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2024/05/13/russia-ukraine-kharkiv-putin-war-terekhov/