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​Presented by ​Andrew Mueller, Monocle’s flagship global-affairs show features​ expert guests ​and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the week. Nominated for ‘Best Current Affairs’ show and the ‘Spotlight Award’ in the 2022 British Podcast Awards. 

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​Presented by ​Andrew Mueller, Monocle’s flagship global-affairs show features​ expert guests ​and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the week. Nominated for ‘Best Current Affairs’ show and the ‘Spotlight Award’ in the 2022 British Podcast Awards. 

    Explainer 426: JD Vance

    Explainer 426: JD Vance

    Ohio senator JD Vance has been announced as Donald Trump’s running mate and potential vice-president. Andrew Mueller explains his background and the likely reasons for his nomination. 
     
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    • 7 min
    Nato comes to Washington

    Nato comes to Washington

    ‘The Foreign Desk’ broadcasts from Washington for Nato’s 75th anniversary summit, with Joe Biden playing host under an intense spotlight. Andrew Mueller speaks to ministers from Estonia, Latvia and Moldova, as well as Ian Bremmer and former US defence official Ian Brzezinski. Plus: the story of Nato’s longest-serving spokesperson, Oana Lungescu.

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    • 43 min
    Explainer 425: Is this the end of Ecowas?

    Explainer 425: Is this the end of Ecowas?

    Andrew Mueller explains why the West African junta have turned their back on Ecowas and what it means for the bloc.
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    • 6 min
    How will Keir Starmer relate to the world?

    How will Keir Starmer relate to the world?

    The UK sees its first change in government since Brexit. We explore how Keir Starmer will tackle relations with the EU, US and Middle East, as well as asylum policy. Andrew Mueller speaks with Claire Ainsley, Anand Menon, Mina Al-Oraibi and Sarah Singer.

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    • 37 min
    Explainer 424: Replacing Joe Biden

    Explainer 424: Replacing Joe Biden

    Andrew Mueller explains how the Democratic Party would replace Joe Biden should he choose to step down.
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    • 7 min
    What does Iran want?

    What does Iran want?

    Iran’s influence is growing across the Middle East, with its proxies now dangerously close to an all-out war with Israel. Could presidential elections or an eventual ayatollah succession lead to a change in course? Andrew Mueller speaks to Iranian-American journalist Farnaz Fassihi of ‘The New York Times’, Iraqi analyst Renad Mansour and defence expert Jean-Loup Samaan.
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    • 33 min

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