Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk


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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.


The Foreign Desk - Saudi Arabia and the West

October 25th, 2014

Episode 43 of 204 episodes

Monocle’s foreign editor Steve Bloomfield hosts a discussion on why Saudi Arabia continues to hold so much influence in the West and whether the relationship with the Arab Gulf kingdom is shifting. Featuring former US ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Richard W Murphy, and author and commentator Thomas W Lippman.

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