Week 4: How Will President Trump's Foreign Policy Affect Our Military?

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It's no secret that President Trump is eager to change America's relationship with our allies around the world. His foreign policy plan -- posted on the White House's website -- focuses on "America First" and could result in major shifts from the Obama administration.

The President says he is committed to rebuilding the military because our "dominance must be unquestioned." He has also signaled that he would like to put more boots on the ground in the fight against ISIS. But his administration is already in hot water after a raid in Yemen resulted in the death of civilians and a Navy Seal. 

And on relationships with Russia, Asia, Mexico and beyond, the President says he is committed to "embracing diplomacy" and rebuilding relationships. The plan states: "The world will be more peaceful and more prosperous with a stronger and more respected America."

So what does this shift mean for our military for the next four years?

On this episode of Indivisible, WNYC's Kai Wright and Anne McElvoy from The Economist take calls from military families and veterans about how shifting foreign policy might affect their lives.

They'll be joined by Leo Shane III, the Capitol Hill bureau chief for Military Times. Also, Anne will offer analysis from her Economist colleagues about how the President's diplomacy has been received around the world.

Here's a snapshot of tweets from tonight's episode: