On the programme today we focus on land wars. Two Republican members of the US House of Representatives from the state of Utah have succeeded in pushing through a bill called the Public Lands Initiative. Its aim, they say is to provide greater conservation and local management of Federal lands in Utah.
President Trump ramps up sanctions against North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme. Business Matters asks Katherine Moon, professor of political science at Wellsley College, whether it will make any difference. Also on the programme, the BBC’s Rob Young reports from the German capital on the problems facing the economy ahead of the elections.