Iran, under pressure from renewed American sanctions over its nuclear program, has issued a warning to Europe to fulfill its economic commitments to the Islamic nation. Europe, though, says it will not respond to ultimatums.
North Korea has resumed launching missiles, straining ties with the United States and dimming hopes for a peaceful resolution.
Trade talks between the U.S. and China broke down, and America increased tariffs on Chinese goods. Meanwhile, a new president in Panama is increasing ties with China, and his nation could become a key theater in a U.S.-Chinese trade war.
We also talk about Turkey’s strongman nullifying an election he didn’t like, escalating belligerence between Iran and America, China’s impressive submarine force, and why talk of reparations for slavery is such a bad idea.