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The Monocle Daily

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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Tuesday 21 February:

We discuss Emmanuel Macron's trip to London, find out who's calling the shots regarding Europe in the White House and ask if Donald Trump's new national-security adviser is bad news for Russia. Plus Neil Irwin of the ‘New York Times' analyses trends on the US stock market since the presidential election.

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137721 Feb 2017
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Tuesday 21 February: 

We discuss Emmanuel Macron's trip to London, find out who's calling the shots regarding Europe in the White House and ask if Donald Trump's new national-security adviser is bad news for Russia. Plus Neil Irwin of the ‘New York Times' analyses trends on the US stock market since the presidential election.

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137620 Feb 2017
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Monday 20 February: 

We discuss the political and security situations in eastern Ukraine and Mosul, analyse last weekend’s Munich Security Conference and review the Asian newspapers.

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137517 Feb 2017
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Friday 17 February: 

The future of the centre-left in Europe, highlights from the London Fashion Week and Rio de Janeiro’s luxury-hotel boom.

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137416 Feb 2017
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Thursday 16 February: 

We ask what the UK leaving the EU might mean for Ireland. Plus: Trump’s attack on the media, a peek between the pages of one of Italy’s best news weeklies and a look at the future of broadcast television.

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137315 Feb 2017
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Wednesday 15 February: 

We discuss Donald Trump’s meeting with Benjamin Netanyahu, analyse the status of the Greek economy and meet the author of ‘Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe’. Plus: why this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine has kicked off controversy.

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137214 Feb 2017
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Tuesday 14 February: 

We discuss the assassination of Kim Jong-un’s half-brother and find out why Michael Flynn’s resignation may only be the beginning of President Trump’s woes. Plus: a book club launched by the New York mayor’s office.

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137113 Feb 2017
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Monday 13 February: 

We analyse Donald Trump’s meeting with Justin Trudeau and discuss Trump’s embattled national security advisor Mike Flynn. Plus: the future of the far-right Alternative for Germany party, the top news from today’s Asian newspapers and a masterclass in the art of sheep shearing.

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137010 Feb 2017
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Friday 10 February: 

We discuss the US’s evolving role in the world with Eurasia Group’s Jon Lieber. Plus: US relations with Iran and Macedonia, a review of the Asian newspapers and a guide to the perfect weekend in Berlin.

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13699 Feb 2017
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Thursday 9 February: 

We discuss the future of the US in Afghanistan, analyse US-Israel relations under Donald Trump’s White House and look at Germany's asylum-seeker policy. Plus: the Winkreative team on their design for the new Air Canada livery.

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13688 Feb 2017
00:59:19

Wednesday 8 February: 

We discuss US-Egypt relations in the age of Trump, analyse populist politics in Canada and speak to the author of ‘Saturday Night Live: The Book’, who shares the newfound importance of the show in 2017.

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13677 Feb 2017
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Tuesday 7 February: 

We discuss media coverage of terrorist attacks, ask if China and the US are on a collision course, analyse Argentina's new immigration plans and unpack a controversial plastic-bag policy in New York.

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13666 Feb 2017
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Monday 6 February: 

We look at Donald Trump’s continued affection for Vladimir Putin and ask who in the Gop might stand up to the US president’s more egregious acts. Plus: what would an Emmanuel Macron presidency mean for France? What’s the latest development in the Catalan independence movement? And a profile of the company that integrates robotic technology into clothing to help people move.

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13653 Feb 2017
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Friday 3 February : 

As Donald Trump’s administration imposes sanctions on Iran, we ask where this leaves the relationship between the countries. Meanwhile, we find out why tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Bucharest. Plus: we get the latest from the world of fashion with our Daphné Hézard.

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13642 Feb 2017
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Thursday 2 February: 

George W Bush’s former speech-writer gives us his take on Donald Trump’s presidency. We also discuss whether the press and politicians are using the word “betrayal” correctly and speak to the team behind the weekly supplement ‘Il Venerdi’ as it celebrates its 20th birthday.

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13631 Feb 2017
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Wednesday 1 February: 

We look at leaders’ relationships with the press with political strategist John McTernan. Plus: another twist in the road to the French presidency and we dock at Ellis Island, the point of entry for so many migrants’ hopes and dreams.

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