Questionable: Ceasefire, Drone Deliveries, the ‘World’ Series

Questionable: Ceasefire, Drone Deliveries, the ‘World’ Series

Skimm This - October 22, 2019 - 12:02

After five days, the ceasefire between Turkey and Kurdish fighters in Syria has come to an end. As the clock ran down, the Kurds said they had moved away from the border as promised, while Turkey’s president flew to Russia to strike a new deal. We’ll explain how the power dynamics in the region are starting to shift. Meanwhile, CVS and UPS are the latest companies to get into the drone delivery game. The future could be landing on your front porch soon. Also on today’s show: the origins of the World Series, and one emperor’s new groove.

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