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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

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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2017-07-20 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,...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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