May 1, 2018

05/01/2018: Is strong-arming global allies an effective negotiating tactic on trade?

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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … President Trump has extended the deadline for negotiation with some countries on steel and aluminium tariffs. But has the president’s forceful strategy worked to his advantage and given him the results he…

(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … President Trump has extended the deadline for negotiation with some countries on steel and aluminium tariffs. But has the president’s forceful strategy worked to his advantage and given him the results he wants in the realm of trade from key allies? Then, a look at why protesters against a Canadian pipeline will be outside today’s Barclay’s annual shareholder meeting in London. Afterwards, Rupert Murdoch has built a media empire over his decades in the business, but what’s behind his method, and how has it changed with increased competition? We chat with his right-hand man and author of a new biography called “The Murdoch Method.”

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC