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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 11 December 2018

Beyond the Headlines podcast: Three takeaways from Trump's UN speech

President Trump has addressed world leaders at the United Nations headquarters in New York City for the first time since taking office, and he didn’t mince words.

US president Donald Trump addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York on September 19, 2017. Eduardo Munoz / Reuters
US president Donald Trump addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York on September 19, 2017. Eduardo Munoz / Reuters

Us president Donald Trump took direct aim at the regimes in Pyongyang and Tehran, while highlighting key policy approaches including military engagements 'without arbitrary timetables' and promoting the 'sovereignty' of nations.

In this podcast, Editor in Chief Mina Al-Oraibi is joined by London Bureau Chief Damien McElroy and correspondent Joyce Karam to digest the president's words, and their potential impact on the global order.

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