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Jordan alleges an Iran-backed plot and the German far-right under the spotlight

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15 May 2024

Episode 3297

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Jordan says that it has foiled an Iran-backed plot to stop weapons being smuggled into the kingdom. We have the latest. Plus: as Vladimir Putin says that he backs China’s plan for peace in Ukraine, we ask what this really means. Finally, after a far-right politician in Germany is fined for using a banned Nazi slogan, we ask whether it is a sign of a wider shift. All that, plus a check-in from Cannes Film Festival.

15 May 2024

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An AFD politician is fined: what risk does the far-right in Germany pose?

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After a far-right politician in Germany is fined for using a banned Nazi slogan in his campaigns, we ask King’s College lecturer Alexander Clarkson whether this is a sign of a wider shift.

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