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 - Interests vs values

December 12th, 2015

Episode 103 of 280 episodes

Richard Murphy, former US ambassador to Saudi Arabia and Syria and John Everard, former UK ambassador to Uruguay, North Korea and Belarus, discuss what is more important: to promote a nation’s interests or a nation’s values. For most of the time these two go hand in hand but there are occasions when they clash.

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