Munich Security Conference special edition
Monocle 24: Foreign Desk
by Monocle
4d ago
In this special episode recorded at the Munich Security Conference, Andrew Mueller sits down with the prime minister of Belgium, Alexander de Croo, the prime minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, former CIA director General David Petraeus, Israel’s ambassador to Germany, Ron Prosor, the prime minister of Kosovo, Albin Kurti, and the prime minister of Bulgaria, Nikolai Denkov.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Explainer 405: Taliban 2.0
Monocle 24: Foreign Desk
by Monocle
6d ago
After the Taliban refused to attend a UN conference in Doha about Afghanistan this week, Andrew Mueller takes a moment to evaluate how much the terrorist group has really changed.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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The other half
Monocle 24: Foreign Desk
by Monocle
1w ago
The role of first lady or, increasingly, first gentleman, can be one of the most potent ambassadorial positions in any nation’s diplomatic ranks. What is it really like to be the spouse of a world leader? Andrew Mueller speaks to Clarke Gayford, broadcaster and husband of Jacinda Ardern; Charity Wallace, former chief of staff to Laura Bush; and Elizabeth Natalle, co-founder of the First Ladies Association for Research and Education.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Explainer 404: Putsch away democracy
Monocle 24: Foreign Desk
by Monocle
1w ago
Andrew Mueller explains how Senegal’s president, Macky Sall, is clinging to power beyond his term limits. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Indonesia’s election: what’s at stake?
Monocle 24: Foreign Desk
by Monocle
2w ago
Voters in Indonesia, the world’s third-largest democracy, are gearing up to elect their next president in what is expected to be a hotly contested vote. Who is running and what are the key issues? Andrew Mueller speaks to James Chambers, Dewi Fortuna Anwar and Jacqui Baker. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Explainer 403: What’s behind the Super Bowl conspiracy?
Monocle 24: Foreign Desk
by Monocle
2w ago
Andrew Mueller examines why bizarre conspiracy theories about Taylor Swift and the Super Bowl are spreading. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Can the Israel-Hamas war be contained?
Monocle 24: Foreign Desk
by Monocle
3w ago
The war in Gaza is reverberating across the Middle East. How are nearby countries responding to the conflict? For a closer look at Iran, Jordan and Iraq, Andrew Mueller speaks to Vali Nasr, Merissa Khurma and Renad Mansour. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Extra: What now for Tuvalu?
Monocle 24: Foreign Desk
by Monocle
1M ago
Andrew Mueller explains why we should care about Tuvalu’s election results. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Sudan’s forgotten war
Monocle 24: Foreign Desk
by Monocle
1M ago
The world has paid little attention to Sudan since war broke out there 10 months ago. In a distracted world full of hostility, why are conflicts in Africa so easily neglected? Andrew Mueller speaks to Isma’il Kushkush, William Patey and Nima Elbagir. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Don’t rock the boat
Monocle 24: Foreign Desk
by Monocle
1M ago
Andrew Mueller explains how Ethiopia has angered Somalia and Egypt in its efforts to secure a coastal base for its boatless navy.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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