Know This: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has said President Trump’s tweet urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end the Russia probe was “not an order,” but rather “the president’s opinion.” Google is reportedly developing a search engine tailored to China’s censorship laws. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, the second world leader to give birth while in office, has returned to work after her six-week maternity leave. And today OZY’s Around the World campaign takes you to Iraq, where cooking local carp is a spectacle to behold.
Read This: As the trade war between Washington and Beijing escalates, pig feet — a beloved Chinese snack — are becoming an unlikely victim.
Talk to Us: This year, OZY is going Around the World on a year-long tour to visit every single country, and we’d love for you to get involved. Where in the world are you when you read OZY? Send us pictures — they might make it onto OZY.com — and tell us what rising stars, new trends, music and food we should be writing about. Or even pitch us a story! Get in touch at email@example.com.