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Introducing the Ukraine Daily Brief by the DSR Network. Each weekday morning, the DSR Network staff will bring you the latest on Ukraine as covered by various media outlets. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    January 20, 2023: Peru protests go to Lima, Ukraine asks for tanks, and Western Companies continue to operate in Russia

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 12:14


    The two hundred-nineteenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode: Peru: Anti-government protests move from regions to Lima Defense leaders meet amid dissent over tanks for Ukraine Majority of Western companies doing business as usual in Russia, study finds Cost of living: Japan inflation jumps to new 41-year high India to ‘encourage greater investments' in crisis-hit Sri Lanka DRC militia kills 7, sparks backlash against UN peacekeepers Exclusive: Brazil launches first anti-deforestation raids under Lula bid to protect Amazon Australia's 'Toadzilla': Record-breaking cane toad found in Queensland Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The DSR Daily Brief: January 19. 2023: New Zealand's Prime Minister Resigns, tanks to Ukraine and strikes in France

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 10:33


    The two hundred-eighteenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode: New Zealand's Ardern, an icon to many, to step down French strikes against pension reform bring trains, buses, schools to halt U.S., Germany head for showdown over tanks for Ukraine Champagne, chocolates and gold: EU Parliament chief reveals massive gift haul Two dead, dozens injured in stampede at Gulf Cup in Iraq's Basra Poland ready to send tanks without Germany's consent, PM says 2 Swedes get lengthy sentences in Russia espionage case London takes aim at public urination with splash-back paint Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    January 18, 2023: Iran death sentences, projecting China's COVID deaths, and a helicopter crash in Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 11:27


    The two hundred-seventeenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Iran protests: 15 minutes to defend yourself against the death penalty China's Covid-19 deaths expected to hit 36,000 a day during CNY Brovary helicopter crash kills interior minister, top officials, children Nobel winner Maria Ressa, news outlet cleared of tax evasion Brazil: Lula dismisses 40 residence guards after riots Aid groups urge debt cancellation to ease Ghana's economic woes Qatargate: Pier Antonio Panzeri admits guilt, strikes plea deal Michigan man's memory lapse leads to twin lottery jackpots Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    January 17, 2023: China's population falls, the US trains Ukrainians, and a potential new truce in Yemen

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 12:14


    The two hundred-sixteenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode China's population falls for first time since 1961 The US begins training in Germany and Oklahoma for Ukrainian soldiers UN Yemen envoy indicates new truce may be agreed Peru extends state of emergency in protest-hit cities Belarus starts trial of opposition leader Tsikhanouskaya Kenya declares war on millions of birds after they raid crops Rohingya refugees suffer widespread police abuse: Human Rights Watch Endangered chimp born at zoo in England Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    January 13, 2023: Nukes in South Korea, Covid in China, and Rifts in the Russian Military

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 11:59


    The two hundred-fifteenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode In a first, South Korea declares nuclear weapons a policy option Covid cases in China touch 900 million - study Rifts in Russian military command seen amid Ukraine fighting Japan: Ex-PM Shinzo Abe assassin suspect formally indicted Ghana increases salaries by 30 percent amid economic woes Spain drops sedition charge against ex-Catalan leader Argentina's inflation rate at 95%, highest since 1991 Suitcase lost by airline turns up four years later, after detour to Honduras Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    January 12, 2023: Brazil protests fizzle, Peru protests metastasize, and COVID for New Years

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 12:35


    The two hundred-fourteenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Brazil riots: Despite rising fears, new round of protests flop Peru anti-government protests spread, with clashes in Cusco Chinese warned not to visit elderly relatives as Covid spreads from cities ECJ rules against Polish workplace LGBTQ discrimination Australia finalising new security pact with Papua New Guinea DR Congo says Rwanda using refugees for 'political purposes' Malaysia says it could stop palm oil exports to EU after new curbs Forest lizards genetically morph to survive life in the city Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    January 11, 2023: Arrests in Brazil, Investigations in Peru, and a warning about Taiwan

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 11:57


    The two hundred-twelfth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Brazil riots: Arrests ordered for top officials after capital stormed Peru launches 'genocide' probe after deadly protests China renews threat, warns Taiwan independence will be ‘punished' Six lightly wounded in central Paris knife attack British police probe uranium package seized at Heathrow Airport Ethiopia's Tigray forces say they hand over heavy weapons Exclusive: Myanmar junta chief family assets found in Thai drug raid Airport Security Finds 'Emotional Support' Boa Constrictor in Carry-on Bag Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    January 10, 2023: Bolsonaro in Florida, Nigerian insecurity, and the Three Amigos summit

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 11:52


    The two hundred-eleventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Where is Bolsonaro? In hospital, his wife says Insecurity could derail Nigeria polls, election commission warns Biden, López Obrador, Trudeau meet in Mexico City for summit China suspends visas for South Koreans over COVID curbs Romanian court to rule on ex-kickboxer Tate's challenge to detention Uganda set to declare end of Ebola outbreak Peru protests: 17 dead in fresh clashes as calls grow for President Boluarte to resign These 10 words have been 'banished' for 2023 - and there are some you use Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    January 9, 2023: Brazil's insurrection

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 11:25


    The two hundred-tenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode China Covid: More than 88 million people in Henan infected, official says Iranians protest in front of Karaj prison as more executions loom Nigeria: Gunmen abduct more than 30 in train station attack Germany garages searched in suspected chemical attack plot Pro-Bolsonaro rioters storm Brazil's top government offices Brazil Congress storming: How did we get here? Bolsonaro Supporters Lay Siege to Brazil's Capital Brazil launches sweeping probe after pro-Bolsonaro riots Canadian province's most inappropriate 911 calls include clogged drain Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    January 6, 2022: Putin declares a truce, deadly riots in Mexico, and rebels flourting a ceasefire in eastern DRC

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 11:50


    The two hundred-ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine war latest: Putin says he wants 36-hour ceasefire, Zelensky says Russia doesn't want real truce Ovidio Guzmán-López: Deadly riots grip Mexican state after arrest of El Chapo's son UN internal report flags rebels flouting ceasefire in eastern DRC US warship transits through Taiwan Strait, China angered Britain to introduce law to curb strikes in key sectors Kenyan LGBT activist's body found in metal box Taiwan expands export controls to Russia and Belarus British hotel chain's lost and found items include puppies, wedding cake Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    January 5, 2022: France sends tanks to Ukraine, Meta fined, and a stay at the Indian Supreme Court

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 12:08


    The two hundred-eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode France to deliver ‘light tanks' to Ukraine Meta fined €390m over use of data for targeted ads India top court stays demolition of over 4,000 homes in Haldwani  China urges WHO to take 'just position' on Covid-19 after data criticism US sentences former Bolivian minister to 6 years for bribery Al-Shabaab claims twin Somalia car bombings as death toll climbs to 19 Serbian president rejects calls for sanctions against Russia Why this congressman is using Superman comic for swearing-in Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    January 4, 2023: Russia blames missile attack on soldiers' mobile phone, China vows final victory over COVID, and US reopens consular services in Cuba

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 11:22


    The two hundred-seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Makiivka: Russia blames missile attack on soldiers' mobile phone use China pledges 'final victory' over COVID as outbreak raises global alarm US reopening visa and consular services at embassy in Cuba Myanmar junta vows elections, lashes out at critics Burkina Faso requests French ambassador withdrawal, Paris says Colombia's ELN guerrilla group denies agreeing to national ceasefire Brazil's President Lula pays final farewell to 'King' Pelé Florida sheriff: Burglars call 911 to get help moving stuff Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    January 3, 2023: the looming global recession, restrictions on Chinese travelers, and a U.S.-South Korea table top exercise

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2023 11:50


    The two hundred-sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Third of world in recession this year, IMF head warns China blasts ‘unacceptable' COVID curbs on travellers South Korea, U.S. in talks over U.S. nuclear planning, tabletop exercise Qatargate: Belgium asks EU Parliament to waive immunity of MEPs Tarabella, Cozzolino Ben Gvir visits Temple Mount for 1st time as minister, despite indicating he'd delay Mexico's top court elects its first female chief justice Tens of thousands view body of former Pope Benedict Masters invitation goes to the wrong Scott Stallings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Best of Bonus Brief: The Nuclear Posture Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 24:30


    Originally Aired: October 29, 2022 In this weekend's bonus brief DSR Daily Brief Hosts Grant Haver and Chris Cotnoir talk with Joe Cirincione, a nuclear security expert, about the recently released nuclear posture review and what it says about the state of America's nuclear arsenal and the threat posed by others. What is U.S. nuclear strategy? Why are we spending so much modernizing our infrastructure? How worried should we be about a tactical nuclear weapon? Find out in this thoughtful (and maybe not so brief) conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Best of Bonus Brief: China's 20th Communist Party Congress Pt. 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 17:17


    Originally Aired: October 15, 2022 In this weekend's bonus brief DSR Daily Brief Hosts Grant Haver and Chris Cotnoir talk with Jacob Stokes, a Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, about the upcoming Chinese Communist Party Congress. What should you expect from the Congress? How does the party fit into the Chinese government? Will we seen an end to the Zero COVID policy? Find out in this thoughtful (and brief) conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Best of Bonus Brief: China's 20th Communist Party Congress Pt. 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 15:26


    Originally Aired: October 16, 2022 In this weekend's bonus brief DSR Daily Brief Hosts Grant Haver and Chris Cotnoir talk with Jacob Stokes, a Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, about the upcoming Chinese Communist Party Congress. What should you expect from the Congress? How does the party fit into the Chinese government? Will we seen an end to the Zero COVID policy? Find out in this thoughtful (and brief) conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Best of Bonus Brief: Somalia, UNICEF, and the Problems Facing Children

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2022 16:55


    Originally Aired: October 22, 2022 In this weekend's bonus brief DSR Daily Brief Host Grant Haver talks with James Elder, Spokesman for UNICEF, about the drought in Somalia and all of the problems facing children around the world. How bad is the situation in Somalia? How is UNICEF working to build resilience in the face of a climate crisis? What other dangers are lurking in the background for kids around the globe? Find out in this thoughtful (and brief) conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Best of Bonus Brief: Ukraine Counterattacks

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2022 17:24


    Originally Aired: September 3, 2022 In this weekend's bonus brief DSR Daily Brief Hosts Grant Haver and Chris Cotnoir talk with Aram Shabanian, the Open-Source Information Gathering Manager at the New Lines Institute for Strategy and Policy, about Ukraine's counteroffensive and open-source intel. How is the counterattack going? How has our insight into what's happening on the ground changed? Find out in this thoughtful (and brief) conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Best of Bonus Brief: Human Rights and the World Cup

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 26, 2022 16:57


    Originally Aired: November 19, 2022 In this weekend's bonus brief DSR Daily Brief Hosts Grant Haver and Chris Cotnoir sit down with Cathryn Grothe, a research Analyst for the Middle East and North Africa for Freedom House, to talk about the human rights issues in Qatar heading into the World Cup. How bad is it in Qatar? Is there hope for movement in the right direction? Should we be concerned for those heading to watch the Cup? Find out in this thoughtful (and brief) conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The DSR Daily Brief: Year In Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2022 21:44


    As the year comes to a close, Grant and Chris take a step back from the daily news cycle to talk about what surprised them this year. The Zero-COVID policy in China, the rotating door at 10 Downing Street, and much more as well as a peak behind the curtain about the media industry. Thank you for listening to us through this year and we always look forward to your feedback so please email us at podcasts@thedsrnetwork.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The DSR Daily Bonus Brief: U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 16:05


    Grant and Chris are both out of the office. So we hope you enjoy our most recent bonus brief! In this weekend's bonus brief DSR Daily Brief Host Grant Haver sits down with Josh Schroeder, author of the recent OP-ED in Inkstick "A New US-Africa Partnership Must Start With Diplomacy" to discuss the summit and U.S.-Africa relations. Was the summit a success? How should the Biden administration build on it? Why should you care about the continent? Find out in this thoughtful (and brief) conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    December 21, 2022: Zelensky goes to Washington, Afghanistan bans women at college, and Peru expels Mexico's ambassador to Lima

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 11:50


    The two hundred-fifth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode US to send Patriot missile system to Ukraine as Zelensky heads to Washington for meeting with Biden Afghanistan: Taliban ban women from universities amid condemnation Peru expels Mexican ambassador citing political meddling Peru Congress opens door to early elections amid unrest Tunisia judge orders arrest of former prime minister UN lifts arms embargo on DR Congo EU to launch Global Gateway projects, challenging China's Belt and Road Hearing on FTX founder's extradition to US set for Wednesday Cat lost on Long Island, N.Y., turns up 10 years later Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    December 20, 2022: China and Russia exercise, India beefs up border, and US flies near North Korea

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 11:57


    The two hundred-fourth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode China, Russia hold joint naval exercises to ‘deepen' partnership S Jaishankar: India beefs up military at tense China border US flies bombers, stealth jets as Kim's sister threatens German court convicts ex-Nazi camp secretary British High Court declares deportations of asylum seekers to Rwanda legal Opposition reach deal to unseat Fiji PM Mexican president repeats asylum offer for Peru's Castillo, backs elections 'My mum made me a murder mystery advent calendar - every day has another terrifying clue' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    December 19, 2022: China reports first COVID deaths in weeks, North Korea claims a reconnaissance satellite test, Russian Drones attacks Kyiv

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 11:35


    The two hundred-third episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode China reports first Covid-19 deaths in weeks as doubts gather over official count North claims space images were reconnaissance satellite test Drone attack on Kyiv Oblast damages infrastructure, injures 2 Messi wins World Cup, Argentina beats France on penalties COP15: Nations reach 'historic' deal to protect nature Netherlands expected to apologize for slavery Election deadlock in Fiji after all votes counted: Vote monitor Inflation has reached the North Pole as a Santa shortage looms Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    December 16, 2022: Russia Strikes Ukraine, Japan's military build-up, and Castillo in custody

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2022 11:15


    The two hundred-second episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Russia launches 7th mass missile attack on Ukraine's energy system Pacifist Japan unveils unprecedented $320bn military build-up Peru court orders ex-President Castillo to remain in custody Thai princess collapses from heart condition, palace says EU adopts 15% tax on multinational businesses U.S. announces $2.5 billion in food assistance for Africa El Salvador congress extends gang crackdown yet again Berlin Hotel's Huge Aquarium Bursts, With 1,500 Fish Inside Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    December 15, 2022: US 'All-In' on Africa, China pushes vaccines, and Peru declares a national emergency

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 11:32


    The two hundred-first episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode US 'all in' on Africa, President Joe Biden says China pushes vaccines as retreat from 'zero-COVID' turns messy Peru's new government declares police state amid protests US charges China student with stalking peer who put up pro-democracy fliers United Nations blocks Myanmar military taking UN seat Over 160 civilians killed in South Sudan clashes: UN Poland holds up Ukraine aid and Hungary plans over tax concerns Arizona driver cited for carpooling with inflatable Grinch Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    December 14, 2022: COVID in China, fusion energy breakthrough, and more details about the EU corruption scandal

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2022 11:59


    The two hundredth(!!!!) episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Medical staff in China's hospitals say Covid-19 ripping through their ranks Breakthrough in nuclear fusion energy announced Belgium recovers over €1.5M in EU Parliament graft raids S.Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa survives ouster plot, set to win second term as ANC leader Brazil: Lula says Bolsonaro fanned violence in capital Fijians vote in election between 2 former coup leaders US finalising plan to send Patriot air defence system to Ukraine Mars rover captures 1st sound of dust devil on red planet Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    December 13, 2022: G7 supports Ukraine, EU Corruption, and Indian and China clash

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2022 12:43


    The one hundred and ninety-ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode G7 pledges to meet Ukraine's ‘urgent' air defence requirements EU corruption scandal puts democracy under attack - European Parliament head Indian, Chinese troops suffer minor injuries in clash on Dec 9: Indian army Disgraced crypto tycoon Bankman-Fried arrested in Bahamas BTS's Jin posts picture with shaved head one day before enlistment US levels sanctions in Zimbabwe, citing corruption Venezuela's Maduro to fully open border with Colombia A girl asked if she could keep a unicorn in her yard. LA county gave her a license Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    December 12, 2022: Peru Protests, China stops tracking, and violence in Kosovo

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2022 12:28


    The one hundred and ninety-eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Peru protests: Andahuaylas airport forced to close in deadly unrest Peru president proposes moving up elections amid protests China retires major Covid tracking app as virus rules ease Kosovo sees overnight violence amid political uncertainty Russia's Wagner mercenaries targeted in hotel attack: Governor Tunisians protest president ahead of polls Dogs gifted by North's Kim resettle in South Korean zoo Canada prepares to expand assisted death amid debate More than 900 Santas participate in 13th annual run in Germany It's all downhill for 300 skiing Santas, a Grinch and a tree Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    December 9, 2022 - Brittney Griner, the latest in the Ukraine War and the China Saudi Arabia Meetings

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2022 9:38


    The One Hundred and ninety-seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief Stories Cited in This Episode Griner swap wasn't what US hoped for, but what it could get Russia shells eastern front, Ukraine says, as war aims appear to shift China, Saudi Arabia strengthen partnership on energy, defense UK, Italy and Japan team up for new fighter jet IMF chief praises China's 'decisive' move away from zero-Covid Biden threatens Europe's car batteries Iguana wanders into Florida substation, causes 'large scale outage' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    December 8, 2022: The downfall of Pedro Castillo, an execution in Iran, and the Wirecard fraud trial

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2022 12:44


    The one hundred and ninety-sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Rapid fall from power, arrest for embattled Peru president Iran carries out first execution over anti-government protests Germany opens Wirecard fraud trial over missing $2bn Tanker pile-up at the exit of the Black Sea Guatemalan ex-president gets 16 years for corruption The Abortion Assault: Nigerian military ran secret mass abortion programme in war against Boko Haram As China rolls back Covid-19 curbs, virus fears spread German police seek help in solving bull sperm heist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    December 07, 2022: China loosens COVID rules, German police arrest 25 in plot to overthrow state, and M23 says they are ready to "withdraw" from DRC

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2022 10:55


    The one hundred and ninety-five episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode China cheers as government loosens anti-Covid rules in major policy shift German police arrest 25 suspects in plot to overthrow state M23 says ready to ‘withdraw' in eastern DRC, yet clashes reported Argentina's VP Fernández guilty in $1B fraud, gets 6 years Tigray capital back on Ethiopia power grid after a year of war-related cuts Baby blood donor vaccine battle: Judge rules in favour of Te Whatu Ora, child placed under court's guardianship for surgery Spanish train collision outside Barcelona injures scores Dog accidentally pulls fire alarm at Iowa doggie 'day camp' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    December 6, 2022: Explosions at Russian airfields, missile strikes in Ukraine, and Honduras suspends rights

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2022 11:08


    The one hundred and ninety-four episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Moscow Blames Ukraine for Blasts on Russian Airfields Ukraine war: Russian missile strikes force emergency power shutdowns Honduras suspends rights in 2 big cities amid gang crackdown Chad jails more than 260 people after mass trial over protests France and Germany hand Orbán rule-of-law lifeline 'Around 300' dead in east DR Congo massacre Indonesia passes criminal code banning sex outside marriage How 'goblin mode' became Oxford's word of the year Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    December 5, 2022: The end of the morality police in Iran, OPEC+ stays steady, and Cyril Ramaphosa's future

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2022 11:25


    The one hundred and ninety-third episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Iran suspends morality police. What does it mean? OPEC+ keeps steady policy amid weakening economy, Russian oil cap Cyril Ramaphosa: South African leader leaves future in ANC hands Indonesia raises volcano warning to highest after Semeru erupts; thousands evacuated Nationwide rallies in Congo protest rebel violence in east El Salvador sends 10,000 police, soldiers to seal off town Greece in secret talks with British Museum over Elgin Marbles: Report Camel pageant is among World Cup's sidelines attractions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    December 2, 2022: North Korea Sanctions, Thierry Breton pulls out of EU=US summit, and more explosives found in Spain

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 11:43


    The one hundred and ninety-second episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode North Korea hit with sanctions after ballistic missile tests European Commissioner Thierry Breton pulls out of EU-US summit Spain: numerous devices found after Ukrainian Embassy blast Burkina Faso interim leader confirms coup attempt: Local media Australia: Killer gets 24 years in jail following podcast Mexico to hike minimum wage by 20% in 2023, raising inflation worries Germany faces ‘catastrophic' paediatric bed shortage as RSV cases soar Rat Attack: NYC seeks hands-on leader in anti-rodent fight Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    December 1, 2022: Shifting Zero-COVID, Macron goes to Washington, and Kim calls for North Korea policy review

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 11:07


    The one hundred and ninety-first episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode China signals ease in Covid policy after mass protests In Washington, Macron goes on the offensive for Europe North Korea's Kim calls for meeting to review state affairs Letter bomb explodes at Ukrainian embassy in Madrid South Africa's ruling ANC calls urgent talks as pressure grows on Ramaphosa Brazil: Two dead, dozens missing as landslide hits highway Armed gangs kill 12 in Haiti as public security crisis deepens Crunch time: The baguette gets UN world heritage status Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    November 30, 2022: Jiang Zemin dies, more protests in Guangzhou, and the oil price cap in Europe

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 10:22


    The one hundred and ninetieth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode China's former president Jiang Zemin dies, aged 96 China Covid: Unrest continues in Guangzhou as lockdown anger grows US tries to break EU deadlock over Russian oil price cap Colombia asks for legal status for its people already in US Pakistan: Deadly blast targets police at vaccination drive ‘No timeline' for restoring internet to Tigray: Ethiopia minister Bear attacks inflatable Rudolph in California yard Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    November 29: NATO's support for Ukraine, China's sea claims, and Qatar ends Germany's gas pain

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 11:23


    The one hundred and eighty-ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode NATO commits to future Ukraine membership, drums up aid China says US ship ‘illegally intruded' in waters near Spratlys Qatar signs gas export deal with Germany Spanish coastguard finds stowaways on ship rudder China begins inquiries into weekend Covid-19 protests China to ramp up Covid-19 vaccinations for elderly China clamps down on ‘zero covid' protests, loosens some pandemic measures China's COVID-19 protests: What we know so far USPS seeks volunteer Santas to answer letters from kids Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    November 28, 2022: Lockdowns in China, America considers new ways to supply Ukraine, and Iran rejects U.N. investigation into protests

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 11:56


    The one hundred and eighty-eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Shanghai tightens security after anti-lockdown protests across China US eyes long-range rockets for Ukraine as arms supplies dwindle Iran rejects U.N. investigation into protests - spokesperson Somalia' Villa Rose attack: At least four dead in hotel siege Mexico's president leads massive pro-government march Rioting in Brussels after Belgium loses World Cup match to Morocco Japan births at new low as population shrinks and ages Monkeys in central Thailand city mark their day with feast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    November 23, 2022: Jerusalem Terror Attack, Covid Protests in China, and Malaysia's King searches for stability

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 12:25


    The one hundred and eighty-seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode 16-year-old Killed, 17 Israelis Wounded in Double Jerusalem Terror Attack China Covid: Angry protests at giant iPhone factory in Zhengzhou Malaysian king searches for PM to end deadlock Tanzania plane crash rescue was delayed, ill equipped: Report Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro challenges election result Indonesia quake survivors appeal for supplies as rescuers trawl rubble Scotland cannot hold new independence vote without Westminster consent, says supreme court Saudi Arabia declares public holiday to mark World Cup win over Argentina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    November 22, 2022: Iran's World Cup protest, COP27, and the threat of winter in Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 11:28


    The one hundred and eighty-sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode World Cup 2022: Iran team stage silent protest COP27: Historic forum but fails to address fossil fuels menace Millions of lives under threat in Ukraine this winter - WHO Erdogan signals a Turkish ground offensive in Syria, Iraq Malaysia's King asks PM candidates to form unity government after neither gets majority: Anwar Colombia, ELN rebels start peace talks, hoping to end six decades of war EU slams Kosovo, Serbia over car plates dispute, as fears of violence grow All we want for Christmas is ... Spam Figgy Pudding? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    November 21, 2022: Malaysia's election, Turkey hits kurdish militants, and the death of Hebe de Bonafini

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 12:08


    The one hundred and eighty-fifth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Malaysia's election uncertainty drags out as party dithers Turkey strikes Kurdish militants a week after Istanbul blast Argentina: 'Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo' co-founder dies Deadly earthquake rocks Indonesia World Cup 2022: Iran's Ehsan Hajsafi speaks out over conditions in his home country Two prominent Iranian actresses arrested - state media Iran: Rights groups warn of crackdown in Kurdish Mahabad Iran protests continue to rage on streets as officials renew threats Iran issues first death sentence linked to recent protests Are 15,000 Iranian Protesters Going To Be 'Mass Executed'? US imposes new sanctions on Iranian officials over crackdown on protests Texas woman pleads guilty to smuggling spider monkey in 'beer' box Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    November 18, 2022: North Korea fires an ICBM, Russia strike Ukraine, trace of explosives found at Nord Stream Pipelines

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2022 11:41


    The one hundred and eighty-fourth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode North Korea fires ICBM with range to reach the United States Russia launches missile barrage on Ukraine as 1st snow falls Traces of explosives found at Nord Stream pipelines, Sweden says Mohammed bin Salman: Saudi leader given US immunity over Khashoggi killing India launches first privately made space rocket Three men sentenced to life in prison over downing of flight MH17 in 2014 Peru reports first severe bird-flu outbreak Car repair manual returned to Minnesota library 47 years late Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    November 17, 2022: Errant missile hits Poland, Black Sea Grain Deal extended, and North Korea fires another missile

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 11:12


    The one hundred and eighty-third episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Errant missile that hit Poland likely came from Ukraine, NATO and Warsaw say Ukraine, UN Announce 4-Month Grain Deal Extension North Korea fires missile after threatening ‘fiercer' step Vicky Bowman: Former UK ambassador among prisoners to be freed in Myanmar Turkish ‘cult leader' Oktar sentenced to 8,658 years in prison COP27: EU pledges funding for African adaptation, resilience Xi angrily rebukes Trudeau over ‘leaks' to media about Canada-China relations Council race in Michigan town settled by two pieces of paper Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    November 16, 2022: Jenny Town on Tensions on the Korean Peninsula

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 17:33


    Grant and Chris are out on special assignment but rather than leave you without your morning podcast, we thought we'd share with you our most recent bonus brief. We hope you enjoy! In this weekend's bonus brief DSR Daily Brief Hosts Grant Haver and Chris Cotnoir catch back up with Jenny Town, a Senior Fellow at the Stimson Center and the Director of Stimson's 38 North Program, to talk about the recent missile tests coming from North Korea. Why has North Korea been this active? How should the U.S. and South Korea respond? What comes next? Find out in this thoughtful (and brief) conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    November 15, 2022: The Biden-Xi meeting, Iran's first death sentence over protests, and zero COVID in China

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 11:29


    The one hundred and eighty-second episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Xi, Biden vow to avoid conflict and get China-US relations back on track COP 27: US-China climate restart provides relief to downbeat UN summit Iran issues first death sentence over protests China zero Covid: Violent protests in Guangzhou put curbs under strain Yoon, Biden, Kishida agree to real-time intel sharing Haiti prime minister ousts top officials amid US sanctions Australians rescued from rooftops as floods sweep New South Wales TPLF to ‘disarm' if Eritrean troops leave Iranian who inspired The Terminal film dies at Paris airport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    November 14, 2022: Xi and Biden Meet, an explosion in Istanbul, and Khersons liberation

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 11:05


    The one hundred and eighty-first episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Xi, Biden start summit with vow to avoid conflict Istanbul: Six dead, dozens wounded in Turkey explosion Kherson celebrates liberation after 8 months of Russian occupation (PHOTOS) Brussels steps in as Italy and France fight over migrant boats Israeli air strikes in Syria kill two soldiers, wound three Tens of thousands protest Mexican president's electoral reform plan Indonesian officials: Russian FM Lavrov taken to hospital Top, Lite-Brite, Masters of the Universe in toy hall of fame Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    November 11, 2022: Bonus Brief COP27

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 15:54


    In this weekend's bonus brief DSR Daily Brief Hosts Grant Haver and Chris Cotnoir talk with Alex Stapleton, the Senior Climate Policy Advisor at Foreign Policy for America, to talk about the ongoing COP27 climate summit. What should we expect to come out of the summit? How is the conversation on loss and damage evolving? In the face of inflation and war, will countries prioritize climate? Find out in this thoughtful (and maybe not so brief) conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    November 10, 2022: Russians retreat from Kherson, COP27, and extending Ethiopian peace talks

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 11:06


    The one hundred and eightieth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Russian Troops Ordered To Leave Kherson COP27: Sharp rise in fossil fuel industry delegates at climate summit Ethiopia peace talks extended as disarmament, aid discussed KDF troops in DR Congo to cost taxpayer Sh4.5bn in six months EU announces energy support package for Moldova Seven killed in clashes between Philippine Army and Moro rebels Brazil military finds no evidence of election fraud, dashing hopes of Bolsonaro supporters Tesla drivers will be able to make Zoom calls from their car Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    November 9, 2022: Midterms in the US, North Korea fires more missiles, and COP27

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 11:45


    The one hundred and seventy-ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode US election: Control of Congress hangs in balance after midterms North Korea fires ballistic missile, says South Korea military COP27: Island nations want China, India to pay for climate damage Myanmar tops Asian summit's agenda as global issues loom U.S. Livid as Basketball Star Griner Said Moved to Russia Penal Colony Australia moves to block pilots from training Chinese military Italy's ban on migrant ship is ‘unacceptable,' French minister says TSA: Handgun found inside raw chicken in luggage at airport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    November 8, 2022: COVID in Guangzhou, Trudeau accuses China of meddling, and COP27

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 11:56


    The one hundred and seventy-eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Guangzhou's Covid-19 outbreak deepens as more lockdowns loom in China Trudeau accuses China of 'aggressive' election interference World is on ‘highway to climate hell', UN chief warns at Cop27 summit Armenia, Azerbaijan hold peace talks with US mediating North denies sending arms to Russia for Ukraine war Sandinistas complete their political domination of Nicaragua Ethiopian gov't, Tigray forces establish hotline following truce ESPN announcer breaks world record for longest cornhole shot Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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