The Scrap

Jan 12, 202046 minutes

Things are hot in the Middle East and even hotter on this week's podcast.

Geraldine and Eliza have divergent views about the American assassination of Iranian Commander Qasem Suleimani. They also disagree about some of the journalism that has stemmed from the killing.

But they do tend to see eye to eye on 'Meghxit'. Eliza feels sorry for Meghan Markle and hates her treatment in the press. But she also thinks the Sussexes could have handled the split better.

Also this week: Captain Cook and summer time in Cairns. Money exchange in Beirut. And how to define 'star power' on TV.

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Trent Dalton’s three-part series on Captain Cook in The Australian

Dexter Filkins on Qasem Suleimani

Thomas Freidman on Suleimani

Tarek Osman on Suleimani

Julia Baird on Meghan Markle

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