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

THE DEBATE

THE DEBATE

Latest update : 2010-10-29

Europe's fear of Islam

As the German president touches down in Turkey this evening for a 5-day visit, the stakes are clear. 3-and-a-half million Turks or people of Turkish origin live in Germany and Berlin is Ankara's top trade partner. It should have been an innocuous trip, but not after weekend comments by the Chancellor in which Angela Merkel said the multiculturalism has utterly failed. Is Merkel stoking xenophobia, and more precisely "Islamophobia"?

  • Alfio CERAMI, Research Associate, Centre for European Studies, Sciences Po Paris
  • Author of Migration and welfare in the 'new' Europe
  • Fabrice POZZOLI, Business Editor, Paris-Berlin magazine
  • Fouad Al OBAID, Columnist, Kuweit Times
  • Nadja HIRSCH, MEP, Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe

Program prepared by Perrine Desplats and Yi Song.

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2015-07-27 Turkey

Erdogan’s Gamble: Turkey targets both ‘Islamic State’ group and Kurds in Iraq (part 2)

The ripples from the ongoing battle with the Islamic State Group have well and truly extended into neighbouring Turkey. As Ankara continues its bombing campaign against the...

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2015-07-27 Turkey

Erdogan’s Gamble: Turkey targets both ‘Islamic State’ group and Kurds in Iraq (part 1)

The ripples from the ongoing battle with the Islamic State Group have well and truly extended into neighbouring Turkey. As Ankara continues its bombing campaign against the...

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2015-07-23 Turkey

Turning point for Turkey? Ankara steps up fight against IS group (part 2)

Is Turkey finally being drawn into the conflict in Syria? Monday's bomb blast in Suruc has driven a new wedge between Ankara and the banned PKK, with policemen targeted in...

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2015-07-23 Turkey

Turning point for Turkey? Ankara steps up fight against IS group (part 1)

Is Turkey finally being drawn into the conflict in Syria? Monday's bomb blast in Suruc has driven a new wedge between Ankara and the banned PKK, with policemen targeted in...

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2015-07-21 Iran

Exclusive: Behind the scenes of Iran's nuclear deal

After the deal signed one week ago in Vienna, the scramble for Iran is on. Germany's vice chancellor was the first to visit since the deal, but the French foreign minister will...

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