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 - Russia in Syria

October 3rd, 2015

Episode 93 of 280 episodes

As Russia's bombing campaign in Syria intensifies, questions are raised over who Vladimir Putin is really targeting; we take a careful look at what his ambitions in the region might be. Our guests are Monocle’s Moscow correspondent Joshua Yaffa, former Russian diplomat and current Chatham House fellow Nikolay Kozhanov and author Gregory Feifer.

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