Episode

Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk

Monocle

News & Politics

Presented by Steve Bloomfield, 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.

Website

The Foreign Desk - Russia in Syria

October 3rd, 2015

Episode 93 of 217 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.

Featured Podcast

Listen