Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk


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Presented by Steve Bloomfield, 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.


Is diplomacy in crisis?

July 9th, 2016

Episode 173 of 204 episodes

Budgets are being cut, negotiation doesn’t always work and the UN is hamstrung. How can we fix it and drag diplomacy into the 21st century? We sit down with Tom Fletcher, former UK ambassador to Lebanon, and Alex Oliver, director of the Polling Programme at the Lowy Institute.

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