The 2008 Election, as Seen from Overseas The outcome of the 2008 presidential election in the U.S. will affect people worldwide. Political writers from three different countries discuss how people around the globe are following the election, and what is being said about the candidates overseas.
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The 2008 Election, as Seen from Overseas

The 2008 Election, as Seen from Overseas

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The outcome of the 2008 presidential election in the U.S. will affect people worldwide. Political writers from three different countries discuss how people around the globe are following the election, and what is being said about the candidates overseas.

Guests:

Gary Younge, columnist for The Guardian newspaper in London

Masha Lipman, political analyst at the Carnegie Endowment's Moscow Center

Rami Khouri, editor-at-large for The Daily Star in Beirut