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"mike pompeo sarala" Discussed on PRI's The World

PRI's The World

09:50 min | 7 months ago

"mike pompeo sarala" Discussed on PRI's The World

"I think a slightly changing thome. there it seems that the no longer a highlighting three donation of the chinese vaccines the announced more emphasizing our the corporation between china and the countries in the developing world in accessing. The chinese. Vaccines do see. Very kind of soft. Power tool for china will absolutely. Yeah i Making those pledges oh by a helping mitigating gap of access between the developing countries and the developer countries. China actually not only how mitigate that gab but also portrayed itself as nine global power so if the essence of diplomacy is carrots and sticks. let's say for china vaccine is the carrot. What is a stick. I mean could china extract political agreements in exchange for vaccine access. Well that could be one of the The this hidden agenda of the vaccine diplomacy basically i especially when you're dealing with countries for example. You know you have territorial disputes ways by promising providing The desperately needed vaccines. You expect them to soften their positions. You're dealing with countries. And what territory dispute were you Referring to there. I'm talking about examples. Southeast asia right china are. This is like a strategically important region to china where you have china making this pledges to countries like cambodia indonesia and others. What about the inverse vaccine. Diplomacy of china does not follow through on his promise to deliver vaccines or if there are issues with the vaccine itself. That'd be a big problem. For these relationships that is indeed consign now especially now china seems to be increasingly prioritizing its domestic vaccine needs minister Foreing fails wing. Wrap that this trip to africa. You know he didn't make any single concrete vaccine commitment to the continent so that raises the consent. Whether you know china actually over promised you know that is so not good news for a successful vaccine. Diplomacy because countries might feel like china reneged upon. Its promises you might end to. Countries like india or even russia right to gain access to the vaccines i mean. We've also seen countries like ukraine. An ally the us turned to china for vaccines after trump's ban on vaccine exports. I mean should the. Us be worried about what that could mean for the future or should they see possible. The diplomatic benefits of the vaccine china was able to practice this vaccine diplomacy precisely because the us is not a player in this game right because we through that the so called vaccine nationalism yakubu basically focus on the needs of the domestic population new. We did not join the kovacs pillar. Ride the supported by the double-edged show. We didn't even making right that that the us is going to your mark in a certain proportion of our vaccines. In for other countries. Seen assault that allow countries like china and russia to feel this lawyer derived left by the united states must so The country's certainly way the field like alienated by the united states. While you have the all the countries land you a helping in feel. I guess simply taking a more favorable attitude toward it. Those countries yongjong is a senior fellow for global health at the council on foreign relations. Thanks very much for being with us. Thank you try and hold your breath for this next story about two minutes. Need some help stig. Severinsen from denmark demonstrates his breathing technique. He knows what he's doing. He's a free diver. People who dive underwater with no oxygen tanks. Severinsen was confirmed by the guinness world record for smashing the distance record while swimming with fins on just one single breath severinsen swam six hundred sixty two feet underwater not far below the surface. That's like covering a distance more than two times the height of the statue of liberty without coming up for air. Here's severinsen telling sixty minutes how he glides through the water in the beginning. You have to streamline so. I stretch my arms out. I'm sure that i'm very hydrodynamic. So i don't have resistance from the water. Severinsen also holds the record for distance swimming under ice with one breath. And here's a good for his resume. He once held the record for longest breath. Twenty two minutes yep. He held his breath for twenty two minutes. While in a water tank. Severinsen spoke about his passion for free diving during a tedtalk in denmark. People always ask me st. Why do have to be extreme but to me. It's not extreme. It's not extreme at all. I'll tell you what is the most extreme life or going for milk severinsen continued if you venture outside for milk. You could get hit by a car. The forty seven year old broke the record in november in baja california mexico but it just became official severinsen said. He attempted the free swim record to advocate for environmental awareness and chosen area threatened by plastic pollution. And what he called the human lifestyle he said after the pandemic hit he wanted to remind people about our priorities for nature. Stig consider us reminded. We'll be right back. Your with the world. I'm marco werman the world with just nine days left for the trump administration today a big shift in us foreign policy in the middle east which could have long lasting effects secretary of state. Mike pompeo says the us will designate. Yemen's who the rebel movement a foreign terrorist organization this could seriously complicate future efforts to deal with yemen's humanitarian crisis and bringing the war to an end with us as yemen spokesperson for the norwegian refugee council mccormick. She joins us from auden. We need to quick reminder rena who are and what they represent to the state department specifically under mike pompeo sarala are otherwise known as to who 'this and they're the movement that took over the cups to of yemen's on a abide five years ago which sparked at the us to get involved in saudi led coalition in support of the government at attempt to remove them they significance for the united states has been an their accusations that the unser allow movement are backed by iran which of course for the us has broader regional at considerations and so it seems clear that this latest move is part of that regional strategy to try to minimize iranian influence in the region. This is quite fresh news. What is the reaction from yemen to do. Most people think this plan designation of who these as foreign terrorist organization was politically motivated. Well the news came in for us yemen time just this morning and so people are really trying to get to grips with us. At the moment. It's been mixed reactions here in yemen. Answer the otherwise known who have come out and in turn accused. The united states government of acting in a terrorist way other reactions from aid organizations have been the same message that has been given to the united states government for the last few months when such a move was being suggested which is that on many levels. This would be catastrophic and it would certainly have a widespread impact on the humanitarian situation. Here on the ordinary of yemenis who are trying to live their lives your organization the norwegian refugee council. What are you looking at are concerned about. What the implications of this they're going to for our ability to run an office hire staff and get goods into the country get critical supplies like food and water and supplies to help fight kovic around the country to the communities who need it's the most get materials for building emergency shelters an widely the kind of impacts that. We're looking at art. That really the feeling is that this will be devastating for the yemeni economy which is already in ruins after more than five years sustained violent or is it your expectation that the incoming biden administration will reverse this plan decision to label the husky rebel movement a foreign terrorist organization. It may not be possible to reverse this decision on if not then it is possible to put in place. The kind of protections in safeguards that are needed so these would be safeguards immediately and for all humanitarian activities near monitoring supplies. It also safeguards so that imports of critical and food and other supplies can come in and out of the country would go a long way towards mitigating or softening some of the impacts of this designation and as for the rest we i suppose we will have to see on the twentieth of january when the new administration comes in we are asking for the biden administration to make yemen one of its number one priorities on day. One re mccormick the yemen spokesperson for the norwegian refugee council. Speaking with us from auden. Thank you very much here. Very welcome the worldwide death toll from covid nineteen is approaching two million people here in the us alone around three hundred. Seventy five thousand people.

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Aid agencies fear impact in Yemen after US terror decision

PRI's The World

03:47 min | 7 months ago

Aid agencies fear impact in Yemen after US terror decision

"With just nine days left for the trump administration today a big shift in us foreign policy in the middle east which could have long lasting effects secretary of state. Mike pompeo says the us will designate. Yemen's who the rebel movement a foreign terrorist organization this could seriously complicate future efforts to deal with yemen's humanitarian crisis and bringing the war to an end with us as yemen spokesperson for the norwegian refugee council mccormick. She joins us from auden. We need to quick reminder rena who are and what they represent to the state department specifically under mike pompeo sarala are otherwise known as to who 'this and they're the movement that took over the cups to of yemen's on a abide five years ago which sparked at the us to get involved in saudi led coalition in support of the government at attempt to remove them they significance for the united states has been an their accusations that the unser allow movement are backed by iran which of course for the us has broader regional at considerations and so it seems clear that this latest move is part of that regional strategy to try to minimize iranian influence in the region. This is quite fresh news. What is the reaction from yemen to do. Most people think this plan designation of who these as foreign terrorist organization was politically motivated. Well the news came in for us yemen time just this morning and so people are really trying to get to grips with us. At the moment. It's been mixed reactions here in yemen. Answer the otherwise known who have come out and in turn accused. The united states government of acting in a terrorist way other reactions from aid organizations have been the same message that has been given to the united states government for the last few months when such a move was being suggested which is that on many levels. This would be catastrophic and it would certainly have a widespread impact on the humanitarian situation. Here on the ordinary of yemenis who are trying to live their lives your organization the norwegian refugee council. What are you looking at are concerned about. What the implications of this they're going to for our ability to run an office hire staff and get goods into the country get critical supplies like food and water and supplies to help fight kovic around the country to the communities who need it's the most get materials for building emergency shelters an widely the kind of impacts that. We're looking at art. That really the feeling is that this will be devastating for the yemeni economy which is already in ruins after more than five years sustained violent or is it your expectation that the incoming biden administration will reverse this plan decision to label the husky rebel movement a foreign terrorist organization. It may not be possible to reverse this decision on if not then it is possible to put in place. The kind of protections in safeguards that are needed so these would be safeguards immediately and for all humanitarian activities near monitoring supplies. It also safeguards so that imports of critical and food and other supplies can come in and out of the country would go a long way towards mitigating or softening some of the impacts of this designation and as for the rest we i suppose we will have to see on the twentieth of january when the new administration comes in we are asking for the biden administration to make yemen one of its number one priorities on day. One re mccormick the yemen spokesperson for the norwegian refugee council. Speaking with us from auden. Thank you very much here. Very welcome

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