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Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big business and frontline politics, this is the programme you need to hear to make sense of a dynamic and sometimes volatile world.

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851 4 Mar 2015
00:30:00

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big business and frontline politics, this is the programme you need to hear to make sense of a dynamic and sometimes volatile world.

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850 3 Mar 2015
00:30:00

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu delivers his controversial speech and Russian has been bidding farewell to murdered opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Commentators Kathleen Burk and James Schneider discuss these and the day’s other top stories.

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849 2 Mar 2015
00:30:00

Is Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov more dangerous to Vladimir Putin dead than alive? Commentators Robert Fox and John Everard discuss this and the day’s other main news stories.

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848 27 Feb 2015
00:57:04

Andrew Mueller and guests discuss the day’s top stories and we meet the author of a new visual history of the blues. Plus, film reviewer Anna Smith gives us her tips for the best on the big screen and we catch up with our correspondent in Tunis.

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847 26 Feb 2015
01:00:00

Andrew Mueller and guests discuss Israel and America’s spat over efforts to curb Iran’s nuclear programme and reflect on Austria’s reform of a historic law on Islam. Plus we take a look at the French weekly printed press and leaf through the best new books.

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846 25 Feb 2015
00:58:52

Will Amnesty International’s call to abandon UN veto powers fall on deaf ears? We also learn how Turkey is dealing with Isis and look at the diplomatic ambitions of Benjamin Netanyahu, with Tim Marshall, Isabel Hilton and Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield.

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845 24 Feb 2015
01:00:00

Shashank Joshi and James Schneider debate how schools can prevent the spread of religious extremism, we ask if Yemen’s president can wrestle back control of his country from Houthi rebels, and celebrated architect Bjarke Ingels discusses new book 'Big, Hot to Cold: An Odyssey of Architectural Adaptation'.

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844 23 Feb 2015
01:00:00

With Egypt calling for an international coalition to take on Isis, how might this affect broader international relations? Plus after Rudy Giuliani’s bizarre attack on Barack Obama, why is the former New York mayor still a Republican agenda setter? We also get art picks for the week with Ossian Ward.

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843 20 Feb 2015
01:00:00

We assess whether Iraqi forces can retake the city of Mosul from Isis militants and how important babies are to those with aspirations of high political office. We also look ahead to the Oscars with the film critic Tim Robey.

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842 19 Feb 2015
00:58:49

As Russian bombers are spotted off the coast of the United Kingdom, we assess the politics of national airspaces. Plus we leaf through the week’s news magazines with Ed Stocker and review the latest book releases.

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841 18 Feb 2015
00:58:39

Raffaello Pantucci and Jeffrey Kofman discuss the day’s key new stories, including the aftermath of the attacks in Copenhagen. Plus, we hear from our correspondent in Madrid and review the latest comedy hits and misses with Bruce Dessau.

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840 17 Feb 2015
01:00:00

We discuss the breakdown in negotiations over Greece's national debt, assess the legacy of Scotland's most celebrated architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and ask why Iran’s nuclear negotiators have been told to smile more.

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