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An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Monday and Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time. Saturday at 7.45 am.

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Latest update : 2014-07-29

Gilles Kepel, Islamic and Arab world specialist

As violence in Gaza and the Middle East escalates, specialists such as Gilles Kepel are working overtime to help explain and interpret the shifting dynamics in the region. Kepel is a Middle East specialist widely known as a prolific author of works on Islam and the Arab world. His writings include a seminal work on the rise and decline of jihad and another more recent book, chronicling his travels through Arab countries in the aftermath of the uprisings that swept the region in 2011.

By Douglas HERBERT

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2014-07-28 Hamas

Gilles Kepel, Islamic and Arab world specialist

As violence in Gaza and the Middle East escalates, specialists such as Gilles Kepel are working overtime to help explain and interpret the shifting dynamics in the region. Kepel...

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2014-07-23 Benjamin Netanyahu

Yezid Sayigh, Senior Associate at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut

Palestinian former negotiator Yezid Sayigh explains why the Israeli-Egyptian blockade of the Gaza Strip is a dead-end strategy; he also looks at the diplomatic efforts to stop...

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2014-07-21 AIDS

Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS Executive Director

The United Nations' AIDS programme has just issued a major report which assesses the progress in the fight against the epidemic as well as the lapses that still prevent its...

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2014-07-19 sex abuse

Lieutenant General David Morrison, Australia's Army Chief

Annette Young meets Lt. General David Morrison, the head of the Australian Army who openly and proudly describes himself as a “feminist.” Morrison became a sensation at a London...

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