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Macron alone: where are France’s allies in the fight against Islamism?

36 min listen

First, France has been shaken by a series of gruesome terror attack – yet western leaders seem remarkably reluctant to support President Emannuel Macron. (01:04) Lara speaks to The Spectator’s associate editor Douglas Murray and writer Ed Husain.

Next, this year’s US election was truly remarkable – but what was it like to report on it? Lara is joined by the editor of The Spectator’s US edition Freddy Gray and Washington editor Amber Athey. (17:31)

And finally, the British pub has historically been remarkably adept at circumventing restrictions on drinking – but how has it dealt with lockdown? Lara talks to journalist John Sturgis and Spectator writer Mark Mason. (27:21)

Presented by Lara Prendergast.

Produced by Gus Carter and Matthew Taylor.


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