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Undercurrents is a regular podcast series featuring interviews with Chatham House experts - and others - about the critical underlying issues which are shaping modern society. Hosted by staff from across the institute, each episode goes in-depth on a topic, looking beyond the news to explore the issues shaping global politics.

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Feb 14, 2019

This week Agnes and Ben meet with experts on China's economy and the history of UK relations with the gulf states. 

Yu Jie joins Ben to explain what's happening to the Chinese economy in 2019, and what's really driving the US-China trade war. 

Then Agnes discusses UK foreign policy in the Middle East with David Wearing, drawing on his new book, Anglo Arabia

Read The World Today article:

Marx and spenders

Find the book:

Anglo Arabia: Why Gulf Wealth Matters to Britain