President Obama has just lifted the arms embargo on Vietnam. It is 2016 and the Vietnam War ended more than 40 years ago. So why now? Is Vietnam set to become America’s cat’s paw? Is a US confrontation with China looming. How will China react? What exactly is it all about, anyway? To help us unpick the situation we invited Dr. Lee Jones of Queen Mary University in London into the Sputnik studio.
And closer to home, we take a look at a murder in broad daylight involving decades of cover-up, newspaper perfidy, mishandled investigations, botched prosecutions and millions of pounds of public money wasted. Fiction? No, it’s the strange case of Daniel Morgan (deceased). We speak with Peter Jukes, who is fighting for justice to be done in one of the most notorious unsolved murders in recent British history.