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Friday News Roundup - International

Residents pass damage caused by Hurricane Dorian on Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas. Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas and killing at least 20 people.
Residents pass damage caused by Hurricane Dorian on Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas. Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas and killing at least 20 people.

It was another busy week of news around the globe.

Hurricane Dorian ravaged The Bahamas this week. Brexit has once again thrown the British Parliament into turmoil (“big girl’s blouse”). And U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad says they’ve reached an agreement “in principle” with the Taliban, so a deal to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan may be imminent.

And Germany celebrated the birth of its first…pandas. Plural.

— CNN (@CNN) September 3, 2019

We wrap up the week in the news from around the world.

GUESTS

Paul Danahar, Washington bureau chief of the BBC; author of “The New Middle East: The World After the Arab Spring”; @pdanahar

Vivian Salama, White House reporter, The Wall Street Journal; @vmsalama

James Kitfield, Senior fellow, Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress; contributing writer, Atlantic Media; author of “Twilight Warriors: The Soldiers, Spies and Special Agents Who Are Revolutionizing the American Way of War”; @JamesKitfield

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