Terror And Politics, Tories Target Labour Strongholds, Ian Black On Qatar


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Another terror attack, this time in London, has placed security issues firmly on the political agenda just days ahead of a general election in the United Kingdom. From London Denis Staunton reports on the final days of the campaign. Meanwhile in Yorkshire, Conservatives are eyeing a seat safely held by Labour since 1931. It's one more sign of a political landscape transformed by Brexit and powerful economic forces. Simon Carswell met the people of Wakefield. In the Arab world, the sudden cutting by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt of al links with its neighbour Qatar has a lot to do with the attitude displayed by Donald Trump on his recent visit to the region, explains Ian Black, senior fellow at the Middle East Centre of the London School of Economics and former Middle East editor with The Guardian.

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