In this video from a London-wide meeting of Marxist societies, Ben Gliniecki of the Socialist Appeal editorial board discusses the current sabre-rattling between the Trump administration and the North Korean regime.

With military tensions rising in the Middle East, the South China Sea and the Korean peninsula, and with a maverick in the Oval Office, could this bellicose rhetoric spill over into a Third World War?

To answer this question, Ben analyses modern geo-political relations and explains why, under capitalism, nations go to war.