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Questions Over International Relations Remain After G7 Summit

AP Photo/Francois Mori
French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S President Donald Trump shake hands during the final press conference during the G7 summit Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 in Biarritz, southwestern France.

The G7 Summit brought together some of the world’s most powerful leaders to discuss the trade war in China, concerns over Iranian relations and climate change, creating ripples across the two-day affair in Biarritz, France.

On this “Politics Day” edition of River to River, political scientists Jim McCormick of Iowa State and Wayne Moyer of Grinnell College join host Ben Kieffer to analyze the biggest takeaways from the Summit. 

Later in the program, Political Correspondent for the Boston Globe, Frank Phillips offers a “Home State View” of former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld, who is challenging President Trump for the Republican Party nomination.

Katelyn Harrop is a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa
Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River