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Politics Podcast

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Michelle Grattan reports from Canberra each weekday on Breakfast. Counterpoint and Late Night Live dip into all sides of political commentary and, if it's serious news, it'll be discussed all over RN from RN Drive to Sunday Extra.

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America’s waning power

April 9th, 2015

Episode 387 of 1761 episodes

For decades, the US has enjoyed global pre-eminence, with the power to create political and economic order, virtually anywhere in world. But its influence is declining. What does that mean for international stability? Also in this edition of Between the Lines, another in Tom Switzer’s occasional series reflecting on the wisdom of decisions taken at pivotal moments in our history. This week, Tom highlights a missed opportunity to strike a grand bargain with Iran in 2003.

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