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Extraditing Assange
Sweden's foreign minister discusses the case against the WikiLeaks founder and Stockholm's terrorist attacks.
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2010 10:48 GMT
Carl Bildt

Carl Bildt, Sweden's foreign minister, discusses the recent terrorist attacks in Stockholm; the attempted extradition of Julian Assange for sex crimes; and he recalls what it was like working with Richard Holbrooke on the Dayton Peace Agreement for Bosnia.

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has named seven high-profile Kenyans responsible for the violence that followed the 2007 presidential elections. Kenyan anti-corruption campaigner, John Githongo, discusses the ICC's announcement and reflects on its implications for Kenyan politics.

David Sedaris, the Grammy-nominated American humourist known for his acutely observed autobiographical essays, has made a departure with his new collection, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Wicked Bestiary, a series of animal fables. He joins Sir David to discuss why.

The future of Lebanese politics


Barbara Stocking, the director of the British charity, Oxfam, talks about the massacres in the Democratic Republic of Congo and whether the credit crunch and the resulting "donor fatigue" is affecting the work of organisations like Oxfam.

Ibrahim Najjar, Lebanon's justice minister, talks about how the findings of the Hariri Tribunal will affect the delicate balance of politics in Lebanon and the region as a whole.

Alex Brummer, the city editor of the Daily Mail, talks about the crisis in the Eurozone and whether Germany will eventually lose patience with propping up its less stable partners.

This episode of Frost over the World aired from Friday, December 17, 2010.

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