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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.

Latest update : 2010-11-11

40 years on: De Gaulle's legacy (part 2)

40 years after Charles de Gaulle’s death, France’s politicians still claim they’re following in his footsteps...but what's become of France's place in the world as carved out by the strong-minded general/statesman? The France 24 debate looks back but also ahead to a world where France’s priorities and alliances are shifting.

A debate with François Picard and guests:

Philip GOLUB, Professor of international relations and foreign affairs at Paris VIII University and the American University of Paris
Jonathan RANDALL, Journalist and former war correspondent for the Washington Post
Paul VALLET, Professor of International Relations at Sciences Po and the American Graduate School of International Relations and Diplomacy
Dr James SHIELDS, Professor of French Politics at Aston University (by phone from Birmingham, UK)

Programme prepared by Bilal Tarabey and Perrine Desplats

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2017-10-19 Europe

Moment of truth: Spain sets in motion direct rule over Catalonia

Since 10 am local time, Spain has entered unchartered waters. Madrid's deadline for Catalonia's leader to renounce independence has come and gone. So what will Madrid do now?...

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2017-10-18 Asia-pacific

One-man rule? China's Xi Jinping consolidates grip on power

Xi Jinping has been showing the rank and file who's the boss at the opening of the 19th congress of the Chinese Communist Party, one that's set to further consolidate his grip on...

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

In France, reaction has been particularly sharp to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. On the one hand, there are the allegations of harassment, assault and rape against the movie...

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2017-10-16 Austria

Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer holds the bragging rights to the title "Europe's fresh face". Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old leader of Austria's Christian Democrats...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

Trump takes on Tehran: What future for Iran nuclear deal?

Donald Trump calls it "The worst deal ever". The question is why is he so hell-bent on decertifying a 2015 Iran nuclear agreement when even his own cabinet seems to support it?...

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