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7 September 2018

Episode 1782

30 minutes

As US defence secretary James Mattis makes the trip to Afghanistan, we assess his agenda. Plus: a preview of Russia’s local elections, violence in Brazilian politics and Monocle heads to Maison & Objet.

7 September 2018

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A stabbing on the campaign trail

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One of the front-runners in Brazil’s presidential election was stabbed at a recent rally; Fernando Augusto Pacheco asks what effect this might have on the campaign.

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