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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2011-02-28

THE WORLD THIS WEEK - Friday, February, 25th (part 2)

It’s a week when Libya’s self-proclaimed « Guide », Muammar Gaddafi, lost all his bearings. And now, he seems poised to lose his country as well. As North Africa’s deadliest rebellion so far rages on, how much more damage will Gaddafi inflict on his people? And can a country riven by tribal rivalries avoid a plunge into all-out civil war?

On the set :

  • Alison Smale, Editor-in-chief, IHT
  • David Clark, Paris Deputy Bureau Chief, AFP
  • Christopher Dickey, Newsweek Magazine's Paris Bureau Chief and Mideast Editor and columnist for The Daily Beast
  • Fawaz A. Gerges, Director of the Middle East Centre, Professor of Middle Eastern Politics and International Relations, PSIA


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2014-10-24 Paris

A 'true friend' of Russia: Total's CEO dies in Moscow plane crash

In The World This Week: Canada is shaken by a shooting in Ottawa's parliament, the first Ebola case reaches New York City, the CEO of French oil giant Total dies in a plane crash...

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2014-10-24 Canada

Canada's jihadists: Country in shock after parliament shooting

In The World This Week: Canada is shaken by a shooting in Ottawa's parliament, the first Ebola case reaches New York City, the CEO of French oil giant Total dies in a plane crash...

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2014-10-17 Ebola

Beyond Kobani: Jihadists resist strikes in Syria and gain ground in Iraq

In The World This Week: Fear of Ebola spreads faster than the disease, the fate of the IS-besieged Syrian border town Kobani remains up in the air, tensions between Serbia and...

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2014-10-17 Ebola

Ebola - Keep calm: Psychosis in Europe and the US as disease wreaks havoc in Africa

In The World This Week: Fear of Ebola spreads faster than the disease, the fate of the IS-besieged Syrian border town Kobani remains up in the air, tensions between Serbia and...

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2014-10-10 Syria

Panic over Ebola: Authorities on high alert as Spain gets first case

In the second part of The World this Week, our guests discuss the ongoing crisis on the Turkish-Syrian border, the worldwide panic over the Ebola virus outbreak and the British...

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