North Korea Scraps Talks With South, Iraq Votes In Populist Cleric, And A Chat With Sebastián Lelio
On today's show:
- North Korean officials canceled historic talks with South Korea earlier this week. President Trump is still slated to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. We talk with former senior adviser to Bill Clinton, Philip Yun. He’s been in hundreds of hours of negotiations with North Korea.
- Iraqi Shi’a cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, came away as the surprise winner in Iraq elections, held on May 12, 2018. We talk with BBC Arabic correspondent Rami Ruhayem.
- WBEZ film contributor and Facets Chicago director Milos Stehlik chats with Academy award-winning director Sebastián Lelio.