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    On the final episode of Fault Lines before Christmas, hosts Garland Nixon and Lee Stranahan talk more about Nikki Haley and her strong words at the UN. They also discuss news stories involving North Korea, Poland, and Iran during a foreign policy focused show.

    Scheduled Guests: (Show 7-10 AM ET)

    Matt Stiles — LA Times Special Correspondent in Seoul, South Korea | Topic: North Korean Defections & Olympic Games in South Korea

    Chic Dambach — 2017 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, former chief of staff in Congress, peace advocate | Topics: Iran & Jerusalem

    Matthew Tyrmand — Journalist based in the US and Poland | Topic: Poland's clash with the European Union

    Jacqueline Luqman — Co-Founder of Luqman Media, Co-host of "Coffee, Current Events & Politics" and "Brick by Brick" | Topic: Mainstream media failures

    Dr Bill Honigman — Health policy expert, Bernie Sanders Delegate | Topic: The Year In Progressive & Healthcare organizing

    Trent Lapinski — Former Silicon Valley Startup CEO, and Crypto Blockchain Consultant in the Tech Industry | Topics: Eric Schmidt Steps Down at Google and Learning about Cryptocurrency

    Despite opposition from most countries at the UN, Nikki Haley remained defiant in pushing the Trump administration's "America First" policy on a world stage. How will Nikki Haley's future political ambitions mesh with the Trump administration's foreign policy goals in 2018 and beyond?

    With the Olympics set to take place in South Korea in the coming months, what is the situation on the ground in the region? LA Times Special Correspondent Matt Stiles re-joins Fault Lines from Seoul to talk about some of his recent reporting on events taking place on the Korean peninsula.

    Garland and Lee close out the week by having a conversation with former Silicon Valley Startup CEO Trent Lapinski about Eric Schmidt stepping down at Google and to learn more about the Bitcoin rage. Should we all have been asking for coins this year for Christmas???

    Merry Christmas everyone!

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