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 - Iran vs Saudi Arabia

January 9th, 2016

Episode 107 of 280 episodes

If there was any doubt that the proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia is one of the greatest threats to peace in the Middle East, the events of the past few days have made it clear. Join Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield as he chairs a discussion between Jane Kinninmont from Chatham House, Iranian journalist Mehrad Vaezinejad and analyst Mohammed Al Suwayed in Riyadh. Can anyone inside or outside of the region calm tensions?

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