World Weekly with Gideon Rachman
  • IMF post-DSK, Obama vs Israel, and Thai elections May 20, 2011
  • In this week’s show, we look at the candidates to be head of the IMF; After president Obama’s speech calling for Israel to move out of territory it has occupied since 1967, where now for US-Israel relations? And our correspondent in Bangkok discusses the forthcoming elections in Thailand.

    Presented by James Blitz, with economics editor Chris Giles and Jerusalem bureau chief Tobias Buck in the studio, and Tim Johnston in Bangkok. Produced by Rob Minto
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