Tim Marshall | Prisoners Of Geography, The Taiwan Question & The Arctic


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Tim Marshall is the author of many books and many articles.
He spent almost 30 years as a foreign journalist including holding the post as the diplomatic and foreign affairs editor for Sky News.
He is the author of the international bestseller 'Prisoners Of Geography' which is the subject of the conversation we had on the podcast. Tim is a fascinating bloke with endless insight into the happenings around the world.
The conversation was wide-ranging including all the following topics.
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00:00 - Introduction
02:50 - Did You Romanticise The Foreign Journalist When You Were A Boy?
06:07 - Getting Into Foreign Journalism Back In The Day
09:19 - What Are The Downsides To Foreign Journalism?
15:39 - Explaining The Wonderful Complexity Of The Arctic.
29:12 - What Would Your Australian Chapter Say?
39:05 - Discussing Taiwan & Therefore Inevitably, China...
44:23 - The Changing China Narrative.
57:08 - What Two People Would You Witness A Conversation Between Dead Or Alive?
57:56 - What Country Are You Most Bullish On?
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- Tim's Website http://www.thewhatandthewhy.com/
- Access Tim's Books, Articles & Podcast through his website in the link above.
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