The National - Global Talk

The National - Global Talk

Global Talk: Why did Trump win?

The polls didn't predict it but perhaps the United States – and the world – shouldn't have been so shocked. We talk...

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Global Talk: On the front line of the Mosul offensive

In the latest episode of Global Talk we talk to Florian Neuhof – who has been covering the Mosul offensive for The...

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Global Talk: Meet the Muslims supporting Trump

Donald Trump is infamous for his anti-Muslim rhetoric. But despite this, some American Muslims are still backing him...

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Battle for Aleppo: How far can Syria's rebels really go?

In the latest episode of the Global Talk podcast, we talk to our Middle East correspondent, Josh Wood, about the...

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A refugee's journey: The story behind the face

In this week’s Global Talk podcast we talk to Zaid Khalid Mahmood, a 26-year-old from the Iraqi city of Mosul who was...

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Turkey-PKK conflict: The war noone's talking about

In this week's episode of Global Talk we discuss the eight-month-long war between the Turkish government and Kurdish...

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The UAE-India story: 5,000 years of history in seven minutes

From pearls to rupees, the shared history between these two countries is a colourful – albeit little talked about –...

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Space, business and oil: Analysis of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed's trip to India

In this week's episode we discuss Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed (Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander...

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Inside Shatila: Life in Lebanon's most infamous Palestinian refugee camp

Shatila is known by most people around the world for one thing only: the horrific massacre that took place there in...

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Global Talk: No end to the international drone war? -EP 33

Journalist Chris Woods talks about how the US is still carrying out drone strikes in Yemen, despite an insurgency by...

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Global Talk: On the frontline of Europe's refugee crisis – Ep 32

In this week's episode we talk to Mohammed Seedat, who has recently returned to the UK from Idomeni in Greece, where...

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Global Talk: A new war for Turkey and the Kurds? - EP 31

The National's Middle East Correspondent Josh Wood discusses his recent reporting trip to southeast Turkey where...

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Global Talk: Will Lebanon's anti-government protests trigger widespread violence? – Ep 30

In this week's #podcast, we discuss the recent – and unprecedented – wave of demonstrations in #Beirut that began...

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Global Talk: How to make a terrorist famous

Listen to chief columnist Faisal Al Yafai discuss modern terrorists and how today's technology empowers them, but...

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Global Talk: Why the UAE is important to India's Modi – Ep 28

On the line this week is The National's New Delhi correspondent, Samanth Subramanian, fresh from a rare face-to-face...

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Global Talk: Why Arabian Gulf states are builiding a missile shield

A regional umbrella protecting GCC countries from Iran is a long-standing goal, but there are plenty of challenges to...

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Global Talk: What does the Iran nuclear deal mean for the Gulf? – Ep 26

This week we are joined by our correspondent in New York, Taimur Khan, to discuss what the #Iran agreement means for...

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Global Talk: Can Kurdish forces hold onto gains in Syria? - Ep 25

Wladimir van Wilgenburg, a Middle East analyst who focuses on Kurdish politics, talks to The National about the...

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Global Talk: Ramifications of Soviet-Afghan war still felt in Iraq and Syria today - Ep 24

Dr Leah Farrall, a former counterterrorism analyst and co-author of the book, The Arabs at War in #Afghanistan, talks...

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Global Talk: What Israel’s new hardline ministers means for Palestinians? - Ep 23

The National’s Joseph Dana says more international attention will be focused on the plight of Palestinians.

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