President George H.W. Bush's legacy in the Middle East, dogs of diplomacy, truce in the trade war with China

December 03, 2018

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US President Donald Trump, Chinese President Xi Jinping and other leaders all sit around a table, looking at the camera

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend a working dinner after the G-20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina Dec. 1, 2018. 



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The role former President George H.W. Bush played in the Middle East and the legacy of the Gulf War. Also, a look at OPEC, following Qatar's announcement that it plans to withdraw from the oil cartel next month. Plus, Monday mood music and the next installment of the Big Melt, our series on how the Arctic is changing because of climate change. Those stories, and the news, today on The World.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Song: Waterfall
Artist: Samite
Label: Samite Artistic Productions
Song: Canção
Artist: Susan Palma-Nidel
Label: Artez Medicina e Arte, Lda
Artist: Fela Kuti
Label: Knitting Factory
Song: Tassi
Artist: Vaudou Game
Label: Hot Casa Records
Song: Paas Aao Na
Artist: Asha Bhosle
Label: Saregama

Stories in this Edition