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Christiane Amanpour
Chief International Anchor. Host of and 's nightly global affairs program. &
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Christiane Amanpour 5h
As the UK's next prime minister is announced, the FORMER PM Gordon Brown tells me in an exclusive interview that, as he sees it, "there are two views of Britain competing with each other." Well worth a watch.
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CNN International PR 24h
In an exclusive interview speaks to former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown about Brexit, Boris Johnson’s likely ascension to Prime Minister and ongoing tensions with Iran. Tonight on 18:00 BST
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Christiane Amanpour 23h
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7/ "It’s that view of Britain that’s got to come to the fore again if we’re going to both sort out the problems we’ve got within our own country, which caused Brexit in the first place, and be a voice in the world that can make change happen in the interest of peace & stability."
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Christiane Amanpour 23h
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6/ "These two views of Britain exist, but only one in the long run can triumph. We’re in an inter-dependent, interconnected world. We’re in world where we’ve got to work with other people."
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Christiane Amanpour 23h
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5/ "Unfortunately, Nigel Farage in particular, but some Conservative Party, their view of Britain is exactly this inward-looking, introverted, insular view of Britain."
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Christiane Amanpour 23h
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4/ "This view of Britain descends into an intolerance – anti-immigrant feeling in some cases, lack of integration in our communities – and we have always got to guard against that view of Britain."
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Christiane Amanpour 23h
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3/ "Then there’s this other view that is a sense of, a product of the loss of empire -- it’s product of Britain’s apparent decline in status, that we are inward-looking, that we talk about standing alone all the time, the 'Dunkirk spirit.'"
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Christiane Amanpour 24h
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2/ "There’s my view of Britain, that we are a tolerant, outward-looking, decent-minded, and pragmatic nation," Brown said. "We’re empirical, we’re rational, we get on with making things work."
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Christiane Amanpour 24h
THREAD: A day before the UK's new prime minister is announced, former PM Gordon Brown tells me he believes that “there are two views of Britain competing with each other."
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Christiane Amanpour Jul 22
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Christiane Amanpour Jul 22
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"I am told, whether it's right or wrong, that Iran would accept tougher conditions. That they would move to a high level of inspection earlier if that were something that America would press for. And this may be the basis on which this deal can be solved.”
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Christiane Amanpour Jul 22
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"What he can do to persuade president Trump to look again at the conditions in which he might sign a deal with Iran is in my view very important."
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Christiane Amanpour Jul 22
EXCLUSIVE: On Iran, Former UK PM Gordon Brown tells me, "Boris Johnson should be very much aware that the background to this is the failure of the American Administration to stay with the Iranian deal."
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Christiane Amanpour Jul 20
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On the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, you can watch my full interview with Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins here:
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Christiane Amanpour Jul 20
Just a reminder of how Bowie was always ahead of his time: releasing Space Oddity 9 days before the Apollo 11 moon landing!
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Christiane Amanpour Jul 19
I'll forever thank my mum for waking me to watch the moon landing on 20 July '69. I've been inspired by the power of the possible for 50 years & tonight I'm truly privileged to interview Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins. 7pCET on & tonight on (check local listings).
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Christiane Amanpour Jul 18
Trump thinks refugees "should be second class citizens, always quiet, bowing, grateful... When I was a child, people told me all the time, 'You must be so grateful,' or of course, 'Why don't you go back where you came from?'" – , author of "The Ungrateful Refugee".
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Christiane Amanpour Jul 18
What does Israeli opposition politician think of Jared Kushner's peace plan? "The basic idea of telling the young Palestinians there's an economic future for you... I think is a good idea... [But] we don't know the political side of the plan."
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Christiane Amanpour Jul 18
.: "The political fight in Israel... is no longer between the right and the left, but between the right and the center."
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Christiane Amanpour Jul 18
Israeli politician calls for term limits in Israel. "You said that [Netanyahu] will become the longest serving PM... I'm not sure this is an achievement... It made me think quite often about the term limit in the US, which seems a better and better idea."
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