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New National Security Adviser And The Rising Tension With Iran

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President Donald Trump and Robert O'Brien, just named as the new national security adviser, walk to speak to the media at Los Angeles International Airport.

President Trump named Robert O'Brien, to replace John Bolton as his new national security adviser. O'Brien will be the fourth national security adviser in the Trump administration's term. 

On this Politics Day edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer speaks with political analyst Jonathan Hassid, associate professor of political science at Iowa State University, and Scott Peters, Dept. Head, professor of political science at the University of Northern Iowa, about the President’s new national security adviser, the rising tension with Iran as well as other top political headlines of the week. 

Guest Include:

  • Jonathan Hassid, associate professor of political science at Iowa State University.
  • Scott Peters, Dept. Head, professor of political science at the University of Northern Iowa.
Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River
Katelyn Harrop is a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa