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THE DEBATE

A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2010-10-29

Europe terror: How real is the threat?

The US government has warned its citizens in an official travel advisory to be vigilant travelling in Europe and the United Kingdom's Foreign office has also warned of a "high threat of attacks in France and Germany: The fears it seems are of an al-Qaeda commando-style attack and the Eiffel tower was evacuated twice in September after false alerts. So how serious is the danger and where exactly is it coming from?

A debate with Melissa Bell and guests:

Christopher DICKEY, Paris Bureau Chief and Middle East Regional Editor, Newsweek
Paul WILKINSON, Chairman of the Centre for study of terrorism and political violence and
Professor of international relations, University of Saint Andrews (By phone from St Andrews, Scotland)
Rolf MOWATT-LARSSEN, Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University (Via satellite from Harvard University, USA)

Programme prepared by Yi Song and Perrine Desplats

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2018-02-23 gun control

Gun Control in the United States: Will the Florida shooting be the turning point?

The latest Florida shooting resulted in 17 deaths and shook the corridors of power in Washington. Donald Trump is now talking about reviewing who is allowed to buy certain types...

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2018-02-22 Africa

Boko Haram kidnappings: Can Nigerian schoolgirls be protected?

A brazen attack by Islamist terror group Boko Haram has once more sounded the alarm. As many as 100 girls are believed to still be missing after the mass kidnapping in Yobe...

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2018-02-21 migrants

Tightening grip: French government unveils controversial migrant law

President Macron promised to make it easier for young people to claim asylum in France while reforming the system. A new bill was unveiled today by the interior minister Gérard...

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2018-02-20 Syria

Syria on the brink: Can Assad help the Kurds against Turkish forces?

With Bashar al-Assad sending Syrian forces to Afrin to support the Kurds against the Turkish offensive, the balance of power in the region has changed yet again. Turkish...

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2018-02-19 USA

Trump, guns and school shootings: Can students help change gun control laws?

The revulsion after the latest school gun killings in the United States has shocked the world and brought a remarkable response from the children who survived the attack. They...

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