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Pardon Me?: War Crimes, Hong Kong Schools, Bye Bye Bei Bei

Pardon Me?: War Crimes, Hong Kong Schools, Bye Bye Bei Bei

Skimm This - November 18, 2019 - 13:31

President Trump pardoned Army officers accused of war crimes, and the decision has sparked a heated debate over whether this is a good idea for the military justice system. We’ll explain the reasoning behind this move, and why some in the military are saying this is a bad idea. Meanwhile, student protesters in Hong Kong are starting the week off with a bang. We’ll explain how young people are leading the pro-democracy movement: on campus. Also on today’s show: confusion over a potential e-cigarette ban, and we say ‘bye-bye’ to a national treasure.

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