Dark commerce and international security, a new era for Cubans in American baseball, Kurds abandoned again in Syria

December 20, 2018
closeup of New York Mets left fielder Yoenis Céspedes hits a single against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning at Citi Field.

New York Mets Cuban-born left fielder, Yoenis Céspedes hits a single against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning at Citi Field. 

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Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports/via Reuters 

Cubans won't have to defect to come play baseball in the US. That's the goal in a new agreement between the Cuban government and Major League Baseball. Also, what does a US withdrawal from Syria mean for American allies in the region, and for humanitarian groups still working on the ground in Syria? Plus, the daughter of French far-right politician Marine Le Pen has created a university that aims to educate the next generation of far-right leaders in France.

Dark commerce and international security, a new era for Cubans in American baseball, Kurds abandoned again in Syria

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December 20, 2018

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Song: Drones
Artist: The Putbacks
Label: HopeStreet Recordings
Song: ypsilon
Artist: Ólafur Arnalds
Label: Decca Music Group Ltd.
Song: Clay
Artist: Le Trio Joubran
Label: Cooking Vinyl Limited
Artist: Mohammed Wardi
Label: Ostinato Records LLC

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