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The Monocle Daily, 1488

26 July 2017

We ask what Donald Trump’s view on transgender members of the military will mean for the US? Plus: the latest in the Venezuela’s political crisis the biggest stories from Australia.

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Midori House, 1457

26 July 2017

John Everard joins George Brock and Monocle’s Andrew Mueller to discuss whether US Republican leaders’ anxiety about political inaction is getting worse. Plus: North Korea threatens to strike US soil, MSNBC soars in the…

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The Foreign Desk, Explainer 75: Communist beach party

26 July 2017

Every August the inner circle of China’s communist party decamp to a woody coastal compound 300km east of Beijing. But is this just a chance to top up a tan or two or is it about political tactics and securing power?

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The Briefing, 1490

26 July 2017

We discuss how the Kremlin will respond to The White House’s ambiguity over Russian sanctions and ask whether Libya could be on the path to reconciliation after the country’s opposing governments commit to a ceasefire. Plus…

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The Globalist, 1498

26 July 2017

As Donald Trump publicly criticises his attorney general, we analyse the latest flare-up in the administration. Plus: Turkey’s relationship with the EU, a dual citizenship scandal in Australia, business in Belgrade, and why…

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The Monocle Daily, 1487

25 July 2017

We get the latest developments from Washington, look at the importance of anonymous sources in journalism and hear about why Istanbul’s feline population is starring in a new film.

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Midori House, 1456

25 July 2017

As John McCain returns to the Senate for a showdown over healthcare legislation, Michael Goldfarb and Jonathan Fenby join Monocle’s Tom Edwards for a special extended look at the state of US politics. Plus: just as Donald…

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The Briefing, 1489

25 July 2017

We ask what to make of Jared Kushner’s rejection of collusion with Russia and discuss China’s decision to fortify its border with North Korea. Plus: Monocle’s Vienna correspondent Kimberly Bradley on her fondness for night…

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The Globalist, 1497

25 July 2017

A look at Jared Kushner’s explanations on his relations with Russia, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe’s popularity struggle, plus a round-up of the week’s top aviation news.

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The Monocle Daily, 1486

24 July 2017

The latest on protests in Poland. Plus: US author and journalist Alan Friedman talks about his home country and we ask why Switzerland is rethinking its national anthem.

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Midori House, 1455

24 July 2017

We review Jared Kushner’s testimony at the US Senate Intelligence Committee. Plus: Poland’s president surprises observers by vetoing a controversial bill, Germany’s opposition leader warns of another migrant crisis and we…

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The Briefing, 1488

24 July 2017

We discuss the trial of journalists from one of Turkey’s few remaining opposition newspapers and ask whether Donald Trump can pardon himself. Plus: we talk fridge magnets and find out why India and China have fallen out…

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The Globalist, 1496

24 July 2017

We look at Rodrigo Duterte’s legacy in the Philippines so far, ask what’s next for France’s Front National and find out how Chinese news agency Xinhua’s new style guide is reflecting the country’s politics.

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The Monocle Weekly, 420

23 July 2017

We speak to musician and composer Soosan Lolavar about her new opera on immigration “ID, Please”. Plus, Norwegian author Morten Strøksnes reflects on his new book “Shark Drunk” and writer Alex Preston joins us to talk about…

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The Foreign Desk, 185

22 July 2017

Unofficial referendums, spurious elections, strikes and riots – the ongoing instability in Venezuela is taking its toll on the people that live there. But could things have been different? And what can be done to return the…

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