Iyad Allawi

The former Iraqi president and leader of the coalition that narrowly won Iraq's parliamentary elections held in March joins Sir David from Baghdad to talk about the ongoing electoral deadlock in his country and its impact on the people.

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Nigel Lawson and Avishay Braverman

Nigel Lawson, the former UK chancellor, talks about the austerity measures being introduced in the UK and the global economic crisis. Plus, Avishay Braverman, Israel's minister for minority affairs, discusses the Middle East peace process and whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition will hold together.

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Yasmine Whitbread

Following the release of a Briton working for Save the Children who had been taken hostage in Somalia, the charity's CEO talks about whether aid work is becoming more dangerous and what charities need to do to protect their staff.

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Mullah Zaeff and Mark Sedwill

Mullah Zaeff, the former Taliban ambassador to Pakistan, talks to Sir David about the plans and ambitions of the Taliban in Afghanistan. Plus, Mark Sedwill, Nato's senior civilian representative in Afghanistan, discusses the current state of the country.

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This episode of Frost over the World aired from Friday, October 22, 2010.

Source: Al Jazeera