Thursday, May 25, 2023: Florida governor Ron DeSantis launches his presidential bid, we examine the state of Hungarian democracy and French far-right politician Marine Le Pen is hauled over the coals at a hearing investigating Russian influence in the National Rally party.
Plus: the latest transport news with Monocle’s Gabriel Leigh.
Wednesday, May 24, 2023: Political and financial instability in Lebanon; the US and India vie for influence in the Pacific Islands as China looms large; and South Korea’s Nuri rocket is set to launch from the Naro Space Center.
Plus: the biggest news coming out of the 2023 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE).
We discuss what’s on the agendaas US secretary of state Antony Blinken arrives in India. We then get the lowdown on Russia’s recent talks with the Taliban and assess the Kremlin’s intentions in the region.
Plus: the latest action from Tokyo 2020.
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