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Latest update : 2011-02-24

Revolt in Libya: is it time to intervene?

The dream that began in Tunisia and Egypt has turned in to a nightmare in Libya. Hundreds are feared dead in a brutal crackdown ordered by Colonel Gadhafi. Given the rapprochement between Libya’s firebrand leader and the west in recent years, is it now time for the international community to intervene and protect the Libyan people from Gadhafi’s wrath?

  • Valéry DENOIX de SAINT MARC, Lawyer and member of the Official Committee of the AFVT
  • Salaheddin TUMI, Libyan economics researcher, Université Paris-Est
  • Richard DALTON, Former British Ambassador to Libya, Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House (By satellite from London)
  • Ash JAIN, Visiting fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East policy, Former State Department official (By satellite from Washington)

Programme produced by Perrine Desplats and Yi Song.

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2018-07-19 François PICARD

Heavy meddle: Is Russia outmanoeuvring the West?

For those who remember the Cold War, the current news cycle might sound familiar. Maria Butina, a 29-year-old gun rights activist from Siberia, is accused of attempting to...

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2018-07-18 Americas

Nicaragua's boiling point: Americas divided over Ortega's crackdown

Has Nicaragua reached its boiling point? What started as peaceful protests against pension reform has descended into a brutal crackdown by forces loyal to longtime president...

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2018-07-17 François PICARD

Collusion? Backlash after Trump praises Putin in Helsinki

Is it collusion? Donald Trump has returned home to a political storm after his summit in Helsinki with Vladimir Putin. What to make of Trump's praise for the Russian president...

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2018-07-12 François PICARD

More than a game: France face Croatia in World Cup final

Exactly 20 years ago today, host nation France won its only World Cup, prompting mass celebrations to the tune of Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive". A nation embraced the...

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2018-07-11 François PICARD

With allies like these... Trump guns for Germany at NATO Summit

Will meeting Putin really be the easy part? That quip by Donald Trump raised the curtain on a European tour that began in Brussels with a NATO summit where the Atlantic...

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