The Irish Times World View Podcast
About This Show
The Irish Times' unrivalled foreign affairs coverage, now brought to you in weekly podcast form. Hosted by Chris Dooley with regular contributors Patrick Smyth, Denis Staunton, Simon Carswell, Lara Marlowe, Suzanne Lynch, Derek Scally, Paddy Agnew, Tom Hennigan, Clifford Coonan and Ruadhan Mac Cormaic.
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Rohingya "Slaughter" / German Elections / Back -Seat Boris
2 days ago
On today's podcast we talk to Erin Kilbride of NGO Frontline Defenders who is on the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh, where thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees are fleeing a campaign of village torchings, extrajudicial killings and gang rape by the Myanmar military, according to survivors and international rights groups.
Days away from a general election in Germany, we talk to Berlin Correspondent Derek Scally about why the vote matters even if Angela Merkel is all but assured a fourth term as Chancellor.
And we ask London Editor Denis Staunton what exactly Boris Johnson is up to that led to him being labelled a "back-seat driver" in the UK governments drive towards Brexit by his cabinet colleague Amber Rudd.