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.


The fight for Aleppo

August 13th, 2016

Episode 184 of 280 episodes

This is a divided city: the west is controlled by the Assad government, the east held by rebels. And if either side eventually wins it could have a dramatic effect on the outcome of the entire Syrian war. Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield speaks to Dr Lina Khatib, professor Paul Rogers and the former US ambassador to Syria, Robert Ford.

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