Our latest: reading between the lines on the new US National Defense Strategy, and revealing classified off-shore US bioweapons operations, the Davos deception, and we ask whether or not Turkey’s latest gamble in Syria will produce any results other than more instability.

UK Column co-anchor Mike Robinson is joined by guest host Patrick Henningsen with all the top stories internationally.

START – USA: National Defense Strategy 2018 summary 
 – Sergey Lavrov: US relies on confrontational concepts 
 – WMD America: Inside the Pentagon’s bioweapons Global industry
16:40 – Syria: USA will have to ask Damascus for permission to operate 
 – Matthew Rycroft becomes Permanent Secretary at DFID… 
 – EU military unification: Daily Express waking up at last…?
25:29 – Davos meeting 2018 blocked by snow: ‘fake news’ high on agenda
31:47 – DEMOS supplies a ‘fake news’ toolkit… 
 – New report on the fight against online child sexual abuse 
 – Brexit: House of Lords has no right to stop EU Withdrawal Bill 
 – Eugene Lukjanenko hunger strike: day 60 
 – Home Office inquiry over Police storing 20 million mugshots 
 – Andrew Mitchell feared media sting was foreign spy operation