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 - Turkey votes

May 16th, 2015

Episode 73 of 280 episodes

As Turkey prepares to head to the polls next month, Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield asks if this is the moment the country could change - and not for the better. Featuring author and political commentator Ece Temelkuran, Mustafa Akyol – a journalist and contributing opinion writer for ‘The New York Times’ – and Yusuf Muftuoglu, former advisor to president Abdullah Gul.

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