It’s Complicated: Saudis and the US, Ecuador and Julian Assange, Cats

It’s Complicated: Saudis and the US, Ecuador and Julian Assange, Cats

Skimm This - April 5, 2019

Tensions between Saudi Arabia and the US are heating up. Congress voted to end US military support for the kingdom’s proxy war in Yemen after the Saudi-American journalist Jamal Khashoggi was assassinated last year. Putting President Trump in an awkward spot. In other diplomatic tension, Julian Assange may have overstayed his welcome at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Packing his bags could land him in jail. And in the US. Also on today’s episode: a Final Four Cinderella story and rude cats. 

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