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Biden Draws “Red Lines” for Gaza, Ukraine Hits Oil Facilities, the US Leads Global Arms Sales

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Biden's “Red Lines” for Gaza, Ukraine Hits Oil Facilities, US Leads Global Arms Sales | American Prestige
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This week on American Prestige: Russia kicks off its presidential election (1:47); a Gaza humanitarian update (4:29) and Biden speaks on a Rafah invasion (11:24); more Israeli strikes in Lebanon (15:30); U.S. policy potentially shifts on DPRK/North Korea (17:17); in Sudan, the military makes gains in Omdurman (20:20); Ukraine attacks Russian oil facilities (24:26) and receives a U.S. stopgap aid package (26:54); the right surges in Portugal’s election (29:37); PM Ariel Henry resigns as chaos ensues in Haiti (32:20); and the U.S. expands its lead in global arms sales (35:17).

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President Biden delivers the State of the Union address

President Joe Biden delivers the State of the Union address at the US Capitol on March 7, 2024.

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This week on American Prestige: Russia kicks off its presidential election (1:47); we have an update on Gaza humanitarian aid (4:29) and Biden speaks about a Rafah invasion (11:24); there are more Israeli strikes in Lebanon (15:30); US policy potentially shifts on DPRK/North Korea (17:17); in Sudan, the military makes gains in Omdurman (20:20); Ukraine attacks Russian oil facilities (24:26) and receives a US stopgap aid package (26:54); the right surges in Portugal’s election (29:37); Haitian PM Ariel Henry resigns and chaos ensues (32:20); and the US expands its lead in global arms sales (35:17).

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Did It Happen Here? with Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins | American Prestige
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On this episode of American Prestige, Danny and Derek welcome back Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins, assistant professor in the College of Social Studies at Wesleyan University, to talk about his edited volume Did It Happen Here? Perspectives on Fascism and America. The group explores the utility of the so-called “fascism debate”, its popular resonance since the 2016 election, how Daniel curated the book, analysis of fascism in the Black radical tradition, perceptions of fascism in academia vs. those in organized labor, how social media fuels an otherwise arcane, academic discussion, and more.

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Daniel Bessner

Daniel Bessner is an historian of US foreign relations, and cohost of American Prestige, a podcast on international affairs.

Derek Davison

Derek Davison is a writer and analyst specializing in international affairs and US foreign policy. He is the publisher of the Foreign Exchanges newsletter, cohost of the American Prestige podcast, and former editor of LobeLog.

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