In the waning days of his presidency, how close was Donald Trump to instigating a war with Iran? Fear of this eventuality consumed General Mark Milley, who was – and remains – the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The New Yorker’s Susan Glasser broke the story of this threat and joins the show to discuss what she learned.
Originally aired on July 20, 2021.
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