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The Globalist

The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocle’s morning news programme. Join Monocle 24’s editors, presenters and guests as they set the agenda in international news and business. Winner Best News & Politics Radio Show in the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards.

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Friday 9 December:

We’re in Seoul as South Korea’s lawmakers vote to impeach the country’s president. Plus: why Donald Trump is so eager to promote senior military officers to his top team and we go behind the scenes at the Writer of the Year award.

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13359 Dec 2016
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Friday 9 December: 

We’re in Seoul as South Korea’s lawmakers vote to impeach the country’s president. Plus: why Donald Trump is so eager to promote senior military officers to his top team and we go behind the scenes at the Writer of the Year award.

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13348 Dec 2016
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Thursday 8 December: 

We discuss Donald Trump’s strategy to defeat Isis, look to the future of Air Force One and analyse a controversial settlement bill in Israel. Plus: our man in Belgrade shares the city’s highs and lows in 2016 and asks what 2017 has in store.

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13337 Dec 2016
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Wednesday 7 December: 

A Syria analyst whose brother was killed in Aleppo tells us about the situation in the city. Plus: we discuss a controversial gas pipeline between Russia and Germany and ask why Japan’s space agency is so busy.

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13326 Dec 2016
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Tuesday 6 December: 

How will the White House’s relationship with China change under President Trump? We also discuss the battle to oust Isis militants from Mosul and Norwegian Air’s expansion into the US.

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13315 Dec 2016
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Monday 5 December: 

What next for Italy and the EU after PM Matteo Renzi after his heavy election defeat? Also: far right's poll defeat in Austria and a look at the day’s newspapers.

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13302 Dec 2016
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Friday 2 December: 

We look ahead to this weekend in European politics as two key votes take place in Austria and Italy that could once again upset the status quo. Plus: we speak to Noah Horowitz, director of Art Basel Miami Beach, and head to China, where a holiday resort more than 1,000km from the sea is building a full-scale replica of the ‘Titanic’.

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13291 Dec 2016
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Thursday 1 December: 

As Germany arrests a suspected Islamist extremist inside the country’s intelligence agency, we ask how many more moles there are in agencies across Europe. Plus: an interview with the Indonesian ambassador to the UK, a profile of Thailand's new king and beer culture in Belgium.

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132830 Nov 2016
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Wednesday 30 November: 

We discuss a political embarrassment over Brexit, Australia's new chief justice, South Korea's presidential drama and business news from Hong Kong – and meet an exiled Egyptian journalist.

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132729 Nov 2016
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Tuesday 29 November: 

We discuss the situation in Aleppo, the re-emergence of populism in the West, how music can fight against censorship, and the luxuries and private lives of world leaders. Plus: today’s business news, an interview with Hong Kong interior designer André Fu and a review of the day’s newspapers.

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132628 Nov 2016
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Monday 28 November: 

We discuss the legacy of Fidel Castro, France’s presidential race, the state of German politics and business in Italy. Plus: a review of the newspapers and Hong Kong’s Business of Design Week event.

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132525 Nov 2016
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Friday 25 November: 

With anti-European sentiment on the rise, are the continent’s political leaders doing enough to win hearts and minds? We also examine the seizure of military vehicles in Hong Kong and wonder what a politician's favourite book reveals about them.

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132424 Nov 2016
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Thursday 24 November: 

What defines political terrorism? We also discuss Estonia's new government, which has been elected on a centre-left, pro-Nato mandate. Plus: Monocle's Bill Leuty meets the outdoor swimmers in Zürich who refuse to be beaten by the wintry weather.

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132323 Nov 2016
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Wednesday 23 November: 

Does Donald Trump need to reappraise his relationship with the press? We also discuss Switzerland's new fighter-jet strategy and Disneyland's investment in Hong Kong and Shanghai.

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132222 Nov 2016
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Tuesday 22 November: 

We ask whether Turkey is preparing to forge an alliance with China and Russia and, as Donald Trump confirms that he will abandon the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, we get the reaction from Asia. Plus: what place does politics have in theatre?

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132121 Nov 2016
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Monday 21 November: 

General Sir Richard Shirreff, Nato’s former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, speaks to us about the future of the alliance. Who will France’s Republican party choose to face Marine Le Pen in next year’s presidential election? And we discuss a significant Airbus contract in Japan.

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