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3 September 2021

US power after Afghanistan, with Bruno Maçães

Emily Tamkin in Washington, DC and Ido Vock in Berlin host the New Statesman's weekly global affairs podcast, World Review.

Emily Tamkin in Washington, DC and Ido Vock in Berlin are joined by political analyst and New Statesman contributing writer Bruno Maçães to discuss the political fallout from the withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Then in You Ask Us, they answer a listener’s question on what the US handling of Afghanistan will mean for the future of the EU.

If you have a question for You Ask Us, email podcasts@newstatesman.co.uk

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