The John Batchelor Show

TUESDAY 21 MAY 2024

Air Date: 
May 21, 2024

CBS EYE ON THE WORLD WITH JOHN BATCHELOR

FIRST HOUR

9-915
#Markets:  Janet Yellen in Frankfurt recommending "blanket tariffs." Liz Peek The Hill. Fox News and Fox Business

https://on.ft.com/4asGvYb

 

915-930

#Markets:   VPOTUS surging on the campaign trail.  Liz Peek The Hill. Fox News and Fox Business
https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/another-surprising-reason-joe-biden-should-step-aside

 

930-945

#EU: Should the EU deploy military "trainers" into Ukraine?" Judy Dempsey, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Editor-in-Chief: Strategic Europe, in Berlin.

https://carnegieendowment.org/europe/strategic-europe/2024/05/judy-asks-are-europeans-prepared-to-send-troops-to-ukraine?lang=en

 

945-1000

#SLOVAKIA:  The shooting of Robert Fico alarms all of Europe. Judy Dempsey, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Editor-in-Chief: Strategic Europe, in Berlin.
https://www.cnn.com/2024/05/19/europe/slovakian-pm-fico-no-immediate-danger-intl/index.html

SECOND HOUR

10-1015

#StateThinking: The Mao-Stalin duo reversed in Xi-Putin. @MaryKissel Former Senior Adviser to the Secretary of State. Executive VP Stephens Inc.
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2024/05/19/russia-china-ties-direct-threat-to-democracy-says-shapps/

 

1015-1030

#StateThinking: ICC without credibility & What is to be done? . @MaryKissel Former Senior Adviser to the Secretary of State. Executive VP Stephens Inc.

https://edition.cnn.com/middleeast/live-news/israel-hamas-war-gaza-news-05-21-24/h_eff7dcf02f9be24e6d3e0cbb1c549bc8

 
1030-1045

#LondonCalling: The EU vote confronts immigration and  net-zero but not the Ukraine War @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

https://www.wsj.com/articles/even-european-parliament-elections-have-consequences-d73d668a

 

1045-1100

#LondonCalling: What is the Rwanda Plan and who is watching?  @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/austrian-leader-lauds-uks-efforts-migration-cites-plan-110426590

THIRD HOUR

1100-1115

#IRAN:Grief for the Hanging Judge. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2024/05/21/courage-of-iranian-people-shames-craven-international-elite/

1115-1130
#Nigeria: #DRCONGO: Meghan and Harry Sussex welcome to Nigeria. Coup fails in Congo. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/other/americans-involved-in-foiled-deadly-coup-dr-congo-military-says/ar-BB1mIYBK

1130-1145
#RUSSIA: Ukraine War is over; now score-settling.  Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2024/05/20/greater-spotted-eagle-avoid-ukraine-russia-war/

1145-1200

KingCharlesReport: King, Queen and Prince to D-Day's 80th anniversary
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/king-charles-will-attend-d-day-commemorations/ar-BB1mzIDX

 

 

 

FOURTH HOUR

12-1215

#NewCaledona: Macron flies to the scene. Grant Newsham, author, "When China Attacks."

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/macron-heads-to-riot-hit-new-caledonia-as-australia-nz-evacuate-tourists/ar-BB1mNYNv

1215-1230

#India: Election underway, the economy remains sluggish for the least voters. Sadanand Dhume, WSJ, AEI

https://www.wsj.com/articles/india-isnt-the-new-china-yet-growth-development-economy-0c0964a9?mkt_tok=NDc1LVBCUS05NzEAAAGTEQLlFm2LpEQ0g_F9BHPvxmfZ-ssekDbvvYO6WglAfiwG_Ay_BkiATF7kBTiN0fxGTq7cXkcI1ZjvgOMl82X5qbGPL0cJ81TDc9TFn5ZwFWvfpg

1230-1245

#ICC: Unexplained decision by ICC prosecutor. Jonathan Schanzer, FDD
https://edition.cnn.com/middleeast/live-news/israel-hamas-war-gaza-news-05-21-24/h_eff7dcf02f9be24e6d3e0cbb1c549bc8

1245-100 am

#IRAN: Supreme Leader looks to his son, Mojtabai, for succession, just like other "sclerotic" regimes. Jonathan Schanzer, FDD