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Latest update : 2011-04-27

Crackdown in Syria

Syrian activist Eebar Khalifa insists there’s no need for air strikes. What they need is information. With guests from Paris, Washington, and Beirut, François Picard’s panel weighs the pros and cons of sanctions against a regime that appears determined.

From Washington, D.C. David SCHENKER, Program on Arab Politics, Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

From Beirut, Nadim HOURY, Senior Researcher, Human Rights Watch.

Gil MIHAELY, Columnist for Yedioth Ahronoth

Syrian opposition activist Eebar KHALIFA

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Produced by Pauline Heilmann, Yi Song, Anelise Borges, Louise McWatt


 

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2015-03-04 children

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 1)

Are we too soft on smacking? The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe has taken France to task for not banning corporal punishment, when 22 of the Council's 47 member states have...

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2015-03-04 children

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 2)

Are we too soft on smacking? The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe has taken France to task for not banning corporal punishment, when 22 of the Council's 47 member states have...

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2015-03-03 Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu on Capitol Hill: Israeli PM calls for deal breaker with Iran (part 2)

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress has angered the White House – coming just two weeks before a general election in Israel. And the partisanship goes beyond...

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2015-03-03 Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu on Capitol Hill: Israeli PM calls for deal breaker with Iran (part 1)

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress has angered the White House – coming just two weeks before a general election in Israel. And the partisanship goes beyond...

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2015-03-02 Assassinations

The murder of Boris Nemtsov: Who killed charismatic opposition figure? (part 2)

Who killed Boris Nemtsov? Tens of thousands turned out on Sunday in Moscow and elsewhere to pay tribute to the onetime heir to Boris Yeltsin in the 1990s. Nemtsov may have since...

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