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Justin's International Desk: February 4th 2020

Justin's International Desk: February 4th 2020 Justin's International Desk: February 4th 2020, 13.41 MB
Tue 4 Feb 2020

International Desk gives an explainer of the Democratic primaries, starting from the Iowa caucus.

Justin's International Desk: January 28, 2020

Justin's International Desk: January 28, 2020 Justin's International Desk: January 28, 2020, 3.66 MB
Tue 28 Jan 2020

International Desk gives an update on the current situation on the coronavirus outbreak in China, Macau, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Justin's International Desk: January 28, 2020

Justin's International Desk: January 28, 2020 Justin's International Desk: January 28, 2020, 21.91 MB
Tue 28 Jan 2020

The UK will be leaving the EU on the 31st January and International Desk recaps what has happened since the EU referendum on 26 June 2016.

Justin's International Desk: 21st January 2020

Justin's International Desk: 21st January 2020 Justin's International Desk: 21st January 2020, 10.7 MB
Tue 21 Jan 2020

Justin talks to University of Sydney's Graeme Gill and University of Melbounre's William Partlett about the constitutional changes proposed by Russian President Vladimir Putin and the fallout from the resignation of Prime Minister Dimitry Merdvedev and his cabinet.

Justin's International Desk: 21st January 2020

Justin's International Desk: 21st January 2020 Justin's International Desk: 21st January 2020, 5.32 MB
Tue 21 Jan 2020

More than 200 people over China, South Korea, Japan and Thailand have been infected by a new type of coronavrius, which 4 have been killed.  Justin talks with Siouxie Wiles of Auckland University to find out more about coronaviruses and how is this new virus different to SARS and MERS.

Justin's International Desk: 14th January 2020

Justin's International Desk: 14th January 2020 Justin's International Desk: 14th January 2020, 13.11 MB
Tue 14 Jan 2020

Justin talks to Paul Buchanan, the Director of 36th-Parallel, a geopolitical risk and strategic assessment consultancy, about how the current confrontation between the US and Iran could affect American foregin policy and regional security against terrorism.

 

Justin's International Desk: 14th January 2020

Justin's International Desk: 14th January 2020 Justin's International Desk: 14th January 2020, 12.45 MB
Tue 14 Jan 2020

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has been re-elected for her second term after beating Kaohsing Mayor, Kuomintang's Han Kuo-yu and James Soong of the People First Party.  This election has been characterized as a generational divide, between the younger generation's sense of belonging to Taiwan and the older generation's desire to build stronger bonds with China.

Justin talks to Professor Tsai Chia-hung of the National Chengchi University in Taipei on this generational divide and what's next for the Kuomintang, and Professor Alex Tan of Canterbury University on how Tsai's re-election will change cross-strait relations between Taiwan and China.

Justin's International Desk: 13th December 2019

Justin's International Desk: 13th December 2019 Justin's International Desk: 13th December 2019, 6.68 MB
Fri 13 Dec 2019

The exit poll for the UK's general election shows a Tory majority of 86, while Labour falls to its worst result since the 1930s.  This result reshaped Westminster, the British left and energize for another attempt for Scottish independence from the Union.

Justin's Extra International Desk: 12th December 2019

Justin's Extra International Desk: 12th December 2019 Justin's Extra International Desk: 12th December 2019, 9.4 MB
Thu 12 Dec 2019

Justin talks to Professor Richard Whitman of Kent University about the UK's potential foregin policy direction after the general election.

Justin's International Desk: 12th December 2019

Justin's International Desk: 12th December 2019 Justin's International Desk: 12th December 2019, 10.68 MB
Thu 12 Dec 2019

Justin talks to the University of Edinburgh's Dr Alan Convery about the political parties' potential performances in Britain's general election, how could results in Scotland and Wales turn out and the possibility of another referendum on Scottish independence in the future.