Aug 4 • 31M

News - Niger Coup Backlash, Ukraine Counteroffensive Progress, Haiti Bracing for UN Intervention

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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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Danny and Derek slide on down to deliver the news with the grace of a Boston cop. This week: the Biden administration continues to push for Saudi Arabia-Israel normalization (0:33), an update on the humanitarian situation in Sudan (4:56), Niger’s military junta takes shape and faces a possible ECOWAS intervention (7:10), Ukraine sees some results from the counteroffensive as Saudi Arabia prepares to host peace talks (14:02), tensions between Poland and Belarus (17:59), Brazil sees a drop in deforestation compared with pre-Lula levels (20:44), the Colombia-ELN ceasefire takes effect (22:20), a UN intervention in Haiti takes shape (24:38), and a New Cold War update featuring the Taiwanese vice president Lai Ching-te visiting the US (27:37) and Italy wanting out of the BRI (28:59).

Recorded Thursday, August 3, 2023