Que Sera, Sera: US and Iran, Julian Assange, Doris Day
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo crashed a meeting of EU foreign ministers today ... and he had Iran on the brain. Tensions between the US and Iran have been heating up for weeks, and now Pompeo is asking US allies: ‘are you with me?’ Meanwhile, Sweden and the US are about to start a game tug-of-war over Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Sweden just re-opened an investigation into a sexual assault allegation against him. And the US wants Assange on a conspiracy charge. Also on today’s episode: a new report says Asian American and Pacific Islanders are powerful influencers and a key financial force, and we remember the life of Hollywood actress and singer Doris Day.
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