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Gideon Rachman, the Financial Times chief foreign affairs columnist talks to the decision-makers and thinkers who are shaping world affairs.

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Gideon Rachman, the Financial Times chief foreign affairs columnist talks to the decision-makers and thinkers who are shaping world affairs.

    China and the US: competition or conflict?

    China and the US: competition or conflict?

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com
    https://www.ft.com/content/c40abc3c-5a4b-4ebe-9f24-82241f2939f5


    Gideon talks to former White House official Evan Medeiros about the recent summit between the US and Chinese presidents. Was the relative cordiality of the meeting a sign of reconciliation or are the two powers heading towards a military confrontation?
    Clips: The White House, Deutsche Welle
     
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    • 23 min
    COP26: success or failure?

    COP26: success or failure?

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com
    https://www.ft.com/content/f1dbd73c-381c-475b-8b22-fa07abd6d92f


    Gideon talks to Simon Mundy, author of Race For Tomorrow, about how he would assess global efforts to tackle climate change in the wake of this month’s gathering of world leaders in Glasgow.
    Clips: Bloomberg; NBC; ABC
     
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    • 24 min
    Poland’s challenge to the EU

    Poland’s challenge to the EU

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    https://www.ft.com/content/e66fa8b7-7b92-4497-8585-cf43e8cd41fc


    Poland’s judicial reforms have put it on a collision course with the EU over human rights and the rule of law. Can the bloc adapt to accommodate its more awkward members or should it take a hard line? Gideon discusses the problem with Catherine De Vries, a professor of political science who specialises in the EU and is based at Bocconi University in Milan.
    Clips: BBC, Euronews. European Commission
     
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    • 22 min
    COP26: climate goals at stake in Glasgow

    COP26: climate goals at stake in Glasgow

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    https://www.ft.com/content/07579093-643e-4300-87c3-3b3e6b36526b


    Gideon talks to Leslie Hook, the FT’s environment correspondent, about what to expect from the UN climate change conference in Glasgow. Will determination to give teeth to the Paris accord survive the global energy crisis?
    Clips: UN; ITV News; Reuters
     
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    • 18 min
    Israel’s new political landscape

    Israel’s new political landscape

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    https://www.ft.com/content/7dd6de54-58d0-4a5f-9c74-d599b513a668


    Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister, finally left office this year. He is now on trial on corruption charges and Israel is ruled by the most diverse coalition in its history. Gideon discusses Israel’s new political landscape with Yohanan Plesner, president of the Israel Democracy Institute.
    Clips: IsraeliPM, Reuters
     
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    • 18 min
    Great power rivals of the 21st century

    Great power rivals of the 21st century

    Gideon talks to historian Paul Kennedy about how long America’s period as the world’s most powerful nation can last in the face of a rising China.
    Clips: British Pathé
     
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    • 23 min

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