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 - Saudi Arabia and the West

October 25th, 2014

Episode 43 of 280 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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