Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Head of French armed forces quits; Six months of President Trump

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Man vs Shark: Michael Phelps loses 'race' to great white

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Chris Froome 'almost' among the greats with fourth Tour de France win

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

International Francophone Games kick off in Abidjan

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Iran open to dialogue with Saudis, says top diplomat

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Spicer bows out of White House

Read more

FOCUS

Iraq's Mosul: Rebuilding a city fractured by sectarian mistrust

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

Bistrot or bust? Why France's famed cafés are disappearing

Read more

REPORTERS

Video: Afghans live in fear as kidnappings soar

Read more

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

Watch the second part

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2017-07-20 Europe

Polish democracy under threat? EU warns Warsaw over judicial independence

Alarm bells are ringing across Europe as the balance of power changes in Poland. The lower house of parliament has passed a bill allowing the dismissal of Supreme Court justices,...

Read more

2017-07-19 Americas

'Let it fail': Trump's hands-off approach to governing

Six months into his presidency, there's no denying Donald Trump has brought a very different way of governing to the White House. Like his reality TV shows, it's a drama that...

Read more

2017-07-18 Asia-pacific

Tightening the screws: The two faces of Xi Jinping's China

He's already China's most powerful president in decades, so why does Xi Jinping seem to be tightening his grip even further? The strict measures include the treatment of Nobel...

Read more

2017-07-17 Americas

Downward spiral: How to break Venezuela's impasse?

In Venezuela, the downward spiral seems unstoppable. On Sunday, the opposition organised a plebiscite, drawing a mass turnout and a resounding "no" to constitutional change....

Read more

2017-07-13 Donald Trump

Trump in Paris: America's new place in the world

It's a two-day Parisian getaway that includes dinner and a show. After getting down to business at the Elysée Palace, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron are off to dinner at a...

Read more