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Trump, Duterte, and the future of US-Philippine relations

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America Abroad is an award-winning documentary radio program distributed by Public Radio International (PRI) and broadcast on public radio stations nationwide. Each month, we take an in-depth look at one critical issue in international affairs and U.S. foreign policy.

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The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have brought American troops to the borders of Iran, a country viewed as crucial to peace and stability in the post-war Persian Gulf and Middle East, and it has heightened attention towards Iran's relations with the United States, the possibility for domestic change in Iran, and a suspected Iranian nuclear weapons program.

America Abroad analyzes the history of America's relationship with Korea before and after the Korean war; the nuclear crisis with North Korea in 1993-1994 that brought the United States to the brink of war; and current expert opinions and citizen attitudes in the United States and South Korea on the future of Korean security and the role of the United States on the peninsula. 

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America Abroad examines the 200 year history of America's relationship with Europe, with a look ahead at transatlantic relations following the dispute over the Iraq War, and a look back at the 1956 Suez crisis. The program includes a special conversation with European students.

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America's relationship with China is one that has been tested over the years. With the US promoting democracy and China maintaining its Communist regime, theirs is a strange pairing that seems to be made possible primarily through vigorous trade. 

In his presidential inaugural address, George W. Bush called for an "end to tyranny around the world." America Abroad examines the impact of President Bush's words for those inside and outside the government seeking to promote greater democracy and human rights in People's Republic of China. 

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The program examines the history of the region, US policy towards Iraq, and how Iraq will likely function after the fall of Saddam Hussein. 

Hosts: Garrick Utley, Marvin Kalb, Margaret Warner, Steve Roberts / Length: 51 minutes / Airdate: Feb 2003

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