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How United States foreign policy interests shaped the creation and expansion of Middle East studies and expertise. Mark Colvin: my father was a spy.

October 31st, 2016

Episode 512 of 531 episodes

The Middle East isn't just a battleground for insurgency, it's also a battlefield of ideas which were developed in the US. Mark Colvin's new memoir traces his growth as one of the country's best journalists - and his discovery of his father's double life as a diplomat - and a spy.

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