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Revolution in the Arab World: is Algeria next?

The recent revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt have given hope to millions of people living under autocratic regimes across the arab world. Leaving aside the revolutionary success in Tunisia and Egypt, we've also seen protests break out in Yemen, in Jordan and most recently, in Algeria.

  • Douglas YATES, Professor of Political Science, AUP
  • Amel BOUBEKEUR, Research Fellow, ENS and EHESS, Paris (By phone from Algiers)
  • Saad DJEBBAR, International Lawyer (By satellite from London)
  • Mourad DHINA, Co-founder and member of the Secretariat, Rachad Movement (By satellite from Geneva)

Program prepared by Perrine Desplats and Yi Song.

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2018-04-23 Emmanuel Macron

Macron meets Trump: A state visit with discord on the horizon?

Macron meets Trump in Washington. The French president is the first to make a state visit there under the Trump administration. Some say it’s a symbol of the "bromance" betweent...

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2018-04-19 Kurds

Turkey's rush to the polls: Erdogan calls snap election to cement his power

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced he's bringing forward the elections - his aim is to cement his hold on power. His ambition is to become an executive president. Erdogan's...

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2018-04-18 Cuba

Cuba without a Castro: A new country on the horizon?

Cuba is preparing its change of leadership. Miguel Diaz-Canel is the sole candidate to be the next president, which will bring an end to the Castro brothers' six-decade grip on...

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2018-04-17 Europe

Macron's Europe: French president compares EU divisions to 'civil war'

France now has its pro-reform president, Germany has its grand coalition. With Brexit ahead and populists on the rise, welcome to what some see as a "now or never" week for...

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2018-04-16 Syria

Mission accomplished? UK and French lawmakers divided over Syria strikes

With a limited one-off operation and no reported fatalities, all sides seem almost happy to read their lines. Syria's Assad is less afraid of the West, while the Russians and...

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