Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.
You may not have heard of it and it may be cold, dark and desolate for much of the year, but the islands of Svalbard in the Norwegian Arctic are flourishing.
As more and more countries eye the opportunities being revealed by melting polar ice, businesses, tourists, and international politicians are all beating a path to the northernmost inhabited place on earth.
The BBC’s Paul Henley followed them, as Svalbard emerges from the long polar night.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.