The Globalist

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1 October 2020

Episode 2332

60 minutes

We head to Belgium to hear about its new government, which came together more than 500 days after the country’s last election. Plus: we debate Japan’s increasing military budget and recap the Zürich Film Festival.

1 October 2020

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Defence minded

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After Japan’s government submits a record budget request to increase military spending, Alessio Patalano and Fiona Wilson debate the need for more military hardware and the public’s appetite for higher defence spending.

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