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.


Turkey: what next?

July 23rd, 2016

Episode 177 of 203 episodes

For a brief moment last Friday it seemed as if the attempted coup in Turkey would succeed. That it failed should be a cause for celebration, regardless of your views on the authoritarian nature of the Erdogan government. But the crackdown that has followed should worry those who believe in democracy. We ask where the coup attempt and the subsequent crackdown leaves the country.