Brexit Deal Shakes Up May's Cabinet, and APEC Summit Overshadowed by Trade War

A Brexit deal triggers a political crisis in Britan, trade wars loom large as the APEC Summit gets underway, and an Ebola outbreak in Congo threatens to spread. Ted Alden sits in for Bob McMahon. 

 

November 15, 2018 — 41:52 min
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James M. Lindsay

Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair Full Bio

Edward Alden

Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow Full Bio

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A Brexit deal triggers a political crisis in Britan, trade wars loom large as the APEC Summit gets underway, and an Ebola outbreak in Congo threatens to spread. Ted Alden sits in for Bob McMahon. 

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