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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2010-11-15

THE WORLD THIS WEEK - Friday, November the 12th - part 2

After voters back home, Barack Obama’s now lost his lustre abroad, failing to woo his counterparts at the G-20 summit in Seoul. Also, a folksy George W. Bush times his return to coincide with the Democrats’ thumping in the midterm elections, Ireland’s troubles and why Iraq’s violent, fractious, and drawn-out manner of choosing a new government may have a bright side. Joining François Picard in The World This Week are Eric Pfanner, Christopher Dickey, Judah Grunstein and Dave Clarke.

Our guests:

  • Eric PFANNER, Reporter, International Herald Tribune
  • David CLARK, Paris Deputy Bureau Chief, AFP
  • Christopher DICKEY, Paris Bureau Chief and Middle East Regional Editor, Newsweek
  • Judah GRUNSTEIN, Managing Editor, World Politics review

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2015-07-31 Turkey

Erdogan’s gamble: Turkey launches offensives on PKK and Islamic State Group (part 2)

Turkey finally decided to join the struggle against the Islamic State group, launching bombing raids, allowing US aircraft to use Turkish air bases, and tightening security on...

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2015-07-31 Calais

Europe’s shame: Calais migrant crisis deepens (part 1)

The blame game kicked in this week between Paris and London, as thousands of migrants continued to risk their lives to head to Britain from the French port town of Calais. The...

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2015-07-24 Barack Obama

French farmers revolt: Protests spread despite govt aid package (part 2)

French farmers have been manning the barricades this week. Dairy prices have gone through the floor worldwide these past months, and French farmers are dumping Belgian milk and...

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2015-07-24 Barack Obama

Obama in Kenya: First 'homecoming' as US president (part 1)

Call it the return of the prodigal son: Kenya is rolling out the red carpet for Barack Obama, returning to his father's country for the first time since he became president. And...

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2015-07-17 eurozone

The Greek divide: What's next for the European Union? (part 2)

A deal for Greece was struck in Brussels, but it was followed by backbench dissent in the Greek and German parliaments, finger-pointing among creditors, and talk of a government...

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