Sep 8 • 30M

News - Escalations in Syria, India Prepares for G20, Ukraine to Receive US Depleted Uranium

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American Prestige
A podcast from Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world.
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Troubadour Derek sings songs of news for sweet Danny. This week: In climate news, the world keeps getting hotter (0:30); fighting between the Kurdish-led SDF and Arab tribes escalates in Syria (1:43); Saudi Arabia to continue oil production cuts (6:26); India prepares to host the G20 and there’s talk of possible name change (8:30); the DPRK’s Kim heads to Russia for a conference amid rumors of an arms deal (12:51); a Sudan update (15:01); the French negotiate with Niger’s junta government about the former’s military presence in the region (17:38); an update out of Gabon in the wake of the recent coup (19:18); the US is set to supply Ukraine with depleted uranium rounds (22:14); a massive decline in deforestation in Brazil (25:59); Biden tries to “Third Way” oil drilling with a ban protecting a large swath of Alaska after giving the greenlight to drill elsewhere (27:11).