In "The Gatekeepers", an Oscar-nominated documentary by Dror Moreh, six former heads of Shin Bet, Israel's domestic security service, speak out about their work. Ami Ayalon is one of them. He tells Marc Perelman about his hopes for a two-state solution, but predicts more violence between Israel and the Palestinians.
The 14th International Oil Summit is under way in Paris. It brings together energy ministers and oil executives from all around the world. What is the future of oil and where is the world’s energy going to come from? Those are the questions taking centre stage. Markus Karlsson speaks to one of the key players of the summit: Maria Van Der Hoeven, the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency.
German politician and writer Thilo Sarrazin stirred a huge outcry in Germany when he argued in an explosive book that Muslim immigrants were undermining German society by failing to integrate. With his book now published in French, he speaks to Douglas Herbert about why he feels he’s been made a scapegoat for raising a taboo.
Armen Georgian meets Tracy Chamoun, the scion of one of Lebanon’s most famous dynasties. The first woman to found a political party in the Arab world - the Liberal Democrats Party of Lebanon - she talks about her plans and hopes for her country, and about coming to terms with the murder of her father, his second wife and their young children during the Lebanese civil war.
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, the head of Tunisia’s ruling Ennahda party, Rached Ghannouchi, speaks out in favour of the death penalty. In the wake of an outcry over a recent case of child rape, he backs the application of capital punishment, describing it as a "natural law".