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News Roundup - May 19, 2023

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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 has been upgraded with new gum implants, enabling him to better yammer on about God knows what while Derek actually educates us on what’s happening. This week: Round 1 of Turkey’s presidential election (0:48), a ceasefire for Gaza (5:21), Imran Khan released on bail in Pakistan (6:40), the Thai general election (9:21), a Sudan update (13:40), deforestation is down in Brazil (16:16), Guillermo Lasso dissolves the national assembly in Ecuador (17:58), Ukraine sees the Black Sea deal renewed, Chinese and African peace initiatives, and a new F-16 push (20:04), and a New Cold War update featuring Biden cancelling trips to Papua New Guinea and Australia (30:09), the Compact of Free Association agreements with Palau and Micronesia (32:29), and the US selling weapons to autocracies (34:20).

Recorded Thursday, May 18, 2023