Trumpet Hour

Hosted by Joel Hilliker

Trumpet Hour is the voice of the Trumpet newsmagazine. In each edition, Joel Hilliker, managing editor of the Philadelphia Trumpet sits down with Trumpet writers to discuss world events and trends from a biblical perspective.

#637: Week in Review: Can Democracy Work in Europe?, and Much More

Aired Friday, October 15, 2021   ·   01:00 PM CDT   ·   54 minutes
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Show Notes

  • Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz resigned on Saturday over corruption charges, intensifying the leadership void in Europe and raising questions about the viability of European democracy.
  • Hezbollah’s protests over the investigation of the Beirut blast quickly turned deadly, sparking fears of the potential for renewed civil war in Lebanon.
  • Japan’s new ruling party has pledged to double its military spending, adding to ongoing dramatic arms procurement among Asian nations.
  • As the Taliban proves itself incapable of governing Afghanistan, America is entering bizarre negotiations with the Taliban to provide humanitarian aid to help the suffering Afghans.
  • We also talk about the severity of disrupted global supply chains, an Islamic terrorist attack in Norway with a bow and arrow, more evidence of China’s massive theft of American intellectual property, and Donald Trump telling Republicans not to vote in the next election.