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Justin's International Desk: February 17, 2022

Justin's International Desk: February 17, 2022 Justin's International Desk: February 17, 2022, 17.41 MB
Thu 17 Feb 2022

Interntional Desk reports on the latest developments in Ukraine, as Justin spoke to lawyer Mykola Kolotylo in the western city of Chernivtsi.

Justin's International Desk: January 20, 2022

Justin's International Desk: January 20, 2022 Justin's International Desk: January 20, 2022, 7.74 MB
Thu 20 Jan 2022

International Desk reports on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson facing severe pressure on his leadership as more Conservative MPs are supporting a no-confidence motion after it was revealed he attended lockdown-breaching parties.

Justin's International Desk: December 2, 2021

Justin's International Desk: December 2, 2021 Justin's International Desk: December 2, 2021, 11.33 MB
Thu 2 Dec 2021

International Desk reports on the aftermath of unrest in the Solomon Islands, as New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, and Papua New Guinea deployed peacekeepers.

Justin spoke to Griffith University's Dr Tess Newton Cain about the situation.

Justin's International Desk: November 18, 2021

Justin's International Desk: November 18, 2021 Justin's International Desk: November 18, 2021, 29.87 MB
Thu 18 Nov 2021

International Desk reports on the growing migrant crisis at the border between Belarus and Poland, which comes in the wake of the European Union placing sanctions on Belarus and Minsk saying they would retaliate.

Justin spoke to University senior lectuerer Dr Jennifer Mathers on the geopolitics of the crisis, and the University of Warsaw's Professor Renata Mieńkowska-Norkiene on the side of local politics.

Justin's (Extra) International Desk: November 18, 2021

Justin's (Extra) International Desk: November 18, 2021 Justin's (Extra) International Desk: November 18, 2021, 30.95 MB
Thu 18 Nov 2021

Justin spoke to Warsaw University's Professor Renata Mieńkowska-Norkiene on how Polish politics reacts to the migrant crisis at its border with Belarus, and how could this influence relations between Poland and the European Union.

Justin's International Desk: November 4, 2021

Justin's International Desk: November 4, 2021 Justin's International Desk: November 4, 2021, 15.54 MB
Thu 4 Nov 2021

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced at COP26 that the country would introduce a target of net zero emissions by 2070, despite it being 20 years later than the US and UK, and 10 years later than Russia and China's targets.

Siddanth Prasad is an assistant professor at the Jindal School of Environment and Sustainability at the O.P. Jindal Global University.  He spoke to Justin Wong

Justin's International Desk: October 14, 2021

Justin's International Desk: October 14, 2021 Justin's International Desk: October 14, 2021, 16.54 MB
Thu 14 Oct 2021

International Desk reports on the latest cross-strait relations between Taiwan and China, after a record number of Chinese fighter planes entered Taiwan's air defence zone.  Justin spoke to Canterbury University's Professor Alex Tan on what the latest developments mean for the region.

Justin's International Desk: October 7, 2021

Justin's International Desk: October 7, 2021 Justin's International Desk: October 7, 2021, 22.69 MB
Thu 7 Oct 2021

Justin talked to Victoria University's Dr Mona Krewel about the German federal election.  The Social Democrats under Olaf Scholz has won the election and are in coalition talks with the Greens and the liberal FDP party.

Justin's International Desk : September 16, 2021

Justin's International Desk : September 16, 2021 Justin's International Desk : September 16, 2021, 13.78 MB
Thu 16 Sep 2021

Justin talks about the Canadian federal election with Professor Daniel Béland of McGill University.  The election will take place on September 20 after Prime Minister and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau called a snap election in August.

Justin's International Desk : September 16, 2021

Justin's International Desk : September 16, 2021 Justin's International Desk : September 16, 2021, 14.05 MB
Thu 16 Sep 2021

Justin talked to Victoria University's Professor Robert Ayson on the new Ausuk defence pact between Australia, the US, and the UK.  Part of the pact would see Australia acquire its first nuclear-powered submarines to replace its aging fleet with the US and UK sharing technology.