Latest podcasts on US politics

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22 May 2017
8 min

The Briefing - The deal-maker in Israel: 

After a fumbled approach to Israel’s tensions with Palestine, we assess the ramifications of Donald Trump’s visit to Israel.

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19 May 2017
16 min

The Globalist - ​Trump on tour: 

Donald Trump is about to begin his first overseas trip since assuming office. ​We preview his stops with Yossi Mekelberg, David Herszenhorn and David Willey.

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18 May 2017
7 min

The Monocle Daily - Who is Robert Mueller?: 

John S Pistole, who was a deputy director at the FBI, tells us about the man who is overseeing the inquiry into Russia's alleged meddling in the US election.

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17 May 2017
14 min

The Monocle Daily - The road to impeachment: 

A US president has never been removed from office. Today, congressman Al Green became the first to say the word “impeachment”. We discuss the implications.

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15 May 2017
9 min

The Globalist - Tough choices: 

US-affairs expert Jacob Parakilas on why appointing the successor to former FBI director James Comey has become a politically charged process in Washington.

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12 May 2017
11 min

The Globalist - The president and the showboat: 

Amid contradictory accounts of how James Comey’s firing came about, Donald Trump labels him a “showboat”. Brian Klaas explains why this crisis won't go away.

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10 May 2017
8 min

Midori House - James Comey: 

Monocle 24’s Andrew Mueller discusses the ousting of FBI director James Comey with Shashank Joshi and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera.

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9 May 2017
6 min

The Briefing - Thirteen angry men: 

A senate working group of 13 men aims to ensure the Affordable Care Act passes into law but many fear the exclusion of women could doom the bill’s prospects.

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5 May 2017
16 min

The Monocle Daily - Trump, Israel and Palestine: 

Can the US president help broker an Israel-Palestine peace deal?

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3 May 2017
7 min

Monocle Presents - Healthcare in the US: 

Monocle’s Tom Edwards discusses healthcare in the US with guests Sebastian Borger and Brian Klaas.

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24 Apr 2017
8 min

The Monocle Daily - Words don’t matter? : 

Monocle’s Washington correspondent Sasha Issenberg talks us through Barack Obama’s first speech since leaving the presidency.

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24 Apr 2017
4 min

The Globalist - Australia’s refugee deal with Trump: 

When Donald Trump described a refugee deal with Australia as ‘dumb’, many assumed it was off. We look at why it was so important for Australia to keep it going.

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12 Apr 2017
7 min

The Briefing - Has Trump gone cold on Russia?: 

Whatever the relationship between Donald Trump and the Kremlin might have been, it seems to have taken a sudden turn. We ask whether it’s quite what it seems.

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11 Apr 2017
11 min

The Monocle Daily - Business as usual? : 

Foreign affairs specialist Michael Binyon discusses the issues surrounding US secretary of state Rex Tillerson’s visit to Moscow.

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29 Apr 2017
29 min

The Foreign Desk - Trump’s first 100 days: 

We look at five key days that have defined Donald Trump’s presidency so far: from healthcare, to the relationship with the media, turning against old allies, imposing a travel ban and the ongoing investigation into links with Russia.

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