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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.

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Latest update : 2011-04-21

Syria - Assad: is the iron fist weakening?

The Assad family has ruled Syria with an iron fist for some 40 years. Now, however, its grip on power is weakening. Weeks of protests have pressured the regime into lifting a 48-year-old state of emergency, but activists are not convinced the regime wants reform. Laura Baines and guests discuss what might be next for Syria.

  • Sadek SALEM, Syrian Activist
  • Dr Elie HATEM, Professor of international relations, Free faculty of law and economics in Paris
  • Joshua LANDIS, Blogger, syriacomment.com (By Skype from Norman, Oklahoma)
  • Nabil, France 24 Observer (By Skype from Damascus)

Programme produced by Yi Song and Pauline Heilmann.

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2016-09-29 oil

What's the deal with oil? Saudi Arabia's about-face on OPEC (part 2)

Will OPEC really tighten production? Is Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil producer, really feeling the pinch? The kingdom has just announced austerity measures but it still...

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2016-09-29 OPEC

What's the deal with oil? Saudi Arabia's about-face on OPEC (part 1)

Will OPEC really tighten production? Is Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil producer, really feeling the pinch? The kingdom has just announced austerity measures but it still...

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2016-09-28 Shimon Peres

The Legacy of Shimon Peres: The last of Israel's founding generation (part 1)

Shimon Peres has passed away at 93. He signed the Oslo Accords, was a three-time prime minister and president, and a statesman who was truly the last of his generation. In...

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2016-09-28 Israel

The Legacy of Shimon Peres: What's left of the Oslo Accords? (part 2)

Shimon Peres has passed away at 93. He signed the Oslo Accords, was a three-time prime minister and president, and a statesman who was truly the last of his generation. In...

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2016-09-27 Hillary Clinton

Who won? The impact of first Clinton-Trump debate (part 1)

How will the chips fall? 80 million Americans tuned in live for Monday's first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The encounter delivered the promised...

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