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Latest update : 2011-05-20

Obama & the Mideast: is the US still relevant in the region?

Tonight we focus on Barack Obama’s speech on the Middle East, as the US president tries to seize the moment of the Arab Spring to break the stalemate of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. On the eve of a state visit by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Obama called on all parties to discuss a deal "on the basis of the pre-1967 borders".

  • Constance BORDE, President, Democrats Abroad France
  • Ziad MAJED, Political scientist, American University of Paris
  • Rony BRAUMAN, Professor, Sciences Po University
  • Xenia DORMANDY, Senior Fellow, US International Role, Chatham House. By satellite from London

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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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