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At What Cost: Taliban Talks, China Tariffs, and a Very Long Cruise

At What Cost: Taliban Talks, China Tariffs, and a Very Long Cruise

Skimm This - September 3, 2019 - 12:54

US and Taliban negotiators are reportedly closing in on a deal that lead to a drawdown of US troops in Afghanistan. The deal could be a way to help the US end the longest war in its history, but some worry it could put Afghanistan on a path back to Taliban control. We’ll break down what we know about the deal so far. Meanwhile, the latest round of US tariffs have just kicked in against Chinese products – and these tariffs could hit your wallet. Also on today’s show: another app wants your face, and a new cruise is testing just how much time you want to spend with your friends.

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