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 Philippines and the rest of the world

November 5th, 2016

Episode 209 of 280 episodes

There is more to Rodrigo Duterte, the new president of the Philippines, than the cartoon character he is often depicted as. And his rhetorical shift away from the US and towards China might turn out to be popular too. We ask who Duterte really is and what his presidency means for the Philippines’ relationship with the rest of the world.

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