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A certain idea of France: Charles de Gaulle

12/19/2018
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Who was Charles de Gaulle, the enigmatic general whom the French regard as their most important historical figure?

Duration:00:29:07

2018 a year in review; the case for optimism

12/12/2018
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A review of the year that was 2018, plus the case for optimism.

Duration:00:29:07

US foreign policy shift, George H W Bush remembrance

12/5/2018
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John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt discuss the shift in US foreign policy, from post-Cold War liberal hegemon to 'America First'. Plus, a remembrance of George H W Bush, 41st President of the United States.

Duration:00:28:51

Max Hastings reflects on the Vietnam War

11/28/2018
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The veteran journalist and historian discusses his new book Vietnam: An epic tragedy 1945-1975.

Duration:00:29:08

Peter Oborne on Brexit, Stephen Harper on the rise of populism

11/21/2018
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With significant movement on the Brexit front in recent weeks, we check in with Peter Oborne from the Daily Mail for an update. Plus, former Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, on why the so-called 'deplorables' deserve a careful hearing.

Duration:00:28:51

China-Australia thaw, Zimbabwe anniversary

11/14/2018
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After more than a year without any ministerial visits between Australia and China, relations seem to be thawing. How should we take the relationship forward? Plus, Pastor Evan Mawarire helped to end Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule in Zimbabwe. He explains what life is like in the post-Mugabe era.

Duration:00:29:03

US midterm elections, Armistice 100

11/7/2018
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What do the midterm elections results mean for US politics? And Armistice at 100, is Remembrance Day still relevant 100 years on?

Duration:00:28:57

Jamal Khashoggi, William McMahon

10/31/2018
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Jamal Khashoggi's editor addresses his colleague's murder, Australia's 'worst PM' finally has his memoirs published.

Duration:00:28:51

Brazil elections, revival of nationalism

10/24/2018
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A preview of the Brazilian presidential election run-off and leading candidate, Jair Bolsonaro; the revival of nationalism in the US and Europe.

Duration:00:28:57

A certain idea of France: Charles de Gaulle

10/17/2018
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Who was Charles de Gaulle, the enigmatic general whom the French regard as their most important historical figure?

Duration:00:28:57

IPCC report: Can the world afford to decarbonise?

10/10/2018
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The latest report from the UN's intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC) says the world must completely phase out coal-generated electricity by 2050 if we are to avert a climate catastrophe. Is that goal economically possible? And if not what should we do?

Duration:00:28:26

Weimar Germany and India's billionaires

10/3/2018
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How does a progressive republic turn into a dictatorship like Nazi Germany? Plus, India's new super rich, the 'bollygarchs', how they made fortunes as the country became more unequal.

Duration:00:28:57

Peter Costello reflects on the GFC, Vladimir Putin and the Soviet Empire

9/26/2018
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Former Federal Treasurer Peter Costello on the GFC and its legacy, and is Vladimir Putin trying to revive the Soviet Empire?

Duration:00:28:59

Novichok poisonings - case closed? Repression of Muslims in China

9/19/2018
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Mary Dejevsky says there are holes in the UK case against Russia in the Novichok poisonings, Elaine Pearson on China's repression of its Muslim population.

Duration:00:28:51

Sweden elections, the causes of crisis in Venezuela

9/12/2018
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Sweden embraces populism and has socialism contributed to Venezuela's woes?

Duration:00:28:57

Andrew Neil on the state of British politics

9/5/2018
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British politics are in a state of crisis, from Theresa May's tenuous grasp on the leadership to calls for a second Brexit referendum.

Duration:00:31:31

Federal politics and Malaysia

8/29/2018
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Taking stock of Malcolm Turnbull's political legacy and Mahathir's first 100 days as Malaysian Prime Minister (again).

Duration:00:28:52

Chaos in Canberra

8/22/2018
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Open warfare has broken out in the federal Liberal party as the leadership of the party (and the Prime Ministership of Australia) hangs in the balance. A historical and international perspective on this week's events.

Duration:00:28:52

Canberra's balancing act between Beijing and Washington

8/15/2018
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Canberra's balancing act between Beijing and Washington.

Duration:00:28:57

Huawei and cyber security, Trump and the end of Pax Americana

8/8/2018
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Rising Chinese tech companies and the dilemma for government. Pax Americana was coming to an end before Donald Trump.

Duration:00:28:59