AirTalk for May 12, 2010

New British leader David Cameron forms coalition government

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Britain's new Prime Minister David Cameron (L) and new Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, pose for pictures on the steps of 10 Downing Street in London, on May 12, 2010.

Following Gordon Brown's resignation yesterday, Britain's new prime minister is Conservative David Cameron. But he has to govern without a majority of Parliament, and will work with his newly appointed deputy prime minister Nicholas Clegg of the Liberal Democrats in a coalition government- the first in Britain since the 1940's. What is the likely success and stability of this power sharing deal between the center-right and center-left parties? Larry reconvenes "PubTalk" to find out.

Guests:


Nicholas Cull, Professor of Public Diplomacy and Director of the Masters Program in Public Diplomacy at USC

John Harlow, Los Angeles Bureau Chief for The Sunday Times of London


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