Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk


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.


The Foreign Desk - Who will fight the ground war against Isis?

December 5th, 2015

Episode 102 of 204 episodes

The UK has joined the US and France in bombing Isis targets inside Syria but victory will be impossible without ground forces. So who will provide them? The Kurds? Syrian opposition groups? An outside force? Steve Bloomfield speaks to Rusi’s Shashank Joshi, Hugh Naylor from ‘The Washington Post’ and film-maker James Brabazon.