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 Foreign Desk - Eritrea and the Mediterranean crisis

June 6th, 2015

Episode 76 of 280 episodes

Almost a quarter of the migrants who cross the Mediterranean come from Eritrea. Monocle’s executive editor Steve Bloomfield chairs a powerful discussion with Martin Plaut from the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, Feruz Werede, an Eritrean human rights activist and author James Montague, on this tiny nation, its dictator and those who dare to leave.

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