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Conflict VS en Iran loopt steeds hoger op: welke opties heeft Trump nog?

June 24th 2019 - 13:00

De spanningen tussen Iran en de VS zijn dit weekend hoog opgelopen. President Trump heeft alweer sancties aangekondigd om Iran economisch nog verder te isoleren. Een militaire actie werd door Trump op het nippertje teruggetrokken en vanaf vandaag begint de nieuwe minister van defensie: Mark Esper. Wat staat hem te wachten?

Bij radioprogramma De Nieuws BV voor BNN/VARA praat presentator Patrick Lodiers erover met Michiel Vos, correspondent in Amerika, en Han ten Broeke, van The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies.

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Han ten Broeke is Director of Political Affairs for HCSS. A staunch advocate of public ideals, he served four terms as a member of the Dutch House of Representatives for the leading conservative liberal VVD political party. He held post as the senior member of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and acted as Chair of the Armed Services Committee. Furthermore, he led the Dutch delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. Prior to which, he was the VVD’s ranking member on Defence and EU affairs. Han ten Broeke believes in the power of ever-present potential as an indispensible instrument towards a better, more sustainable future. Clear, unambiguous use of language in both his native Dutch and fluent English has furnished him with persuasive, emotive deliveries before both the media and audiences of varying cultures, and from all walks of life. Ten Broeke holds a Master’s degree in Political Science and International Relations from Leiden University, the Netherlands.