Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk


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Presented by Andrew Mueller, this is Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show featuring interviews with political leaders and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the day. Featured as a ‘best classic podcast’ in the iTunes best of 2016 collection.


Is an international force for Libya a good idea?

April 23rd, 2016

Episode 149 of 280 episodes

Libya’s five-year experiment with democracy has so far been a failure. With the country split, rival militias still fighting for control and the ever-present threat of Isis, the West is considering sending in an international force. We chat to former UK Ambassador to Libya, Sir Richard Dalton, and founder of the ‘Libya Herald’, Sami Zaptia, about whether that’s a good idea.

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