Friday News Roundup - International
The island of Barbuda has been effectively wiped out by the record-breaking Hurricane Irma, which also devastated many other island locales, including Anguilla and St. Maarten. And more storms are on the way. How much destruction will this hurricane season bring to the Caribbean?
We’ll also have the latest on the refugee crisis in Myanmar as more than 140,000 Rohingya Muslims flee the country under treacherous conditions.
And Facebook owns up to selling $100,000 in political ads to fake accounts that originated in Russia.
Ambassador Derek Mitchell, Senior adviser to the Asia Program at the U.S. Institute of Peace; served as U.S. ambassador to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar from 2012 – 2016
Courtney Kube, National security and military reporter, NBC News; @ckubenbc
Julia Ioffe, Staff writer, The Atlantic; @juliaioffe
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