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Latest update : 2011-06-17

Al Qaeda after Bin Laden

The annointment of Ayman Al-Zawahri may almost seem like a non-event and al Qaeda may be down but it’s not out, warn guests. François Picard’s panel argues over the seemingly murky role of Pakistan in going after jihadist leaders there.

  • Alain LAMBALLE. Former French Military Attaché in India and Pakistan.
  • Walid PHARES. Professor of Global Strategy, National Defense University (from Washington DC).
  • Ejaz HAIDER. Contributing Editor, The Friday Times, expert on security questions of Pakistan (from Lahore, Pakistan)
  • Nicole MORGAN-SCHWARTZ. Professor of Political Philosophy at the Royal Military College of Canada - co-author of Manuel de Recrutement d’Al-Qaïda with Matthieu GUIDERE (from Kingston, Canada).

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Yemen's no longer a proxy war in a remote location. A Saudi-led coalition has begun air strikes to stop the Iran-allied Houthi, who already control the capital, from taking over...

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The rescue helicopters have been to-ing and fro-ing all day in the mountain town of Seyne-les-Alpes after the crash of Germanwings flight 9525. It will be days before we know...

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The rescue helicopters have been to-ing and fro-ing all day in the mountain town of Seyne-les-Alpes after the crash of Germanwings flight 9525. It will be days before we know...

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How to handle Le Pen: Mainstream parties at odds over French election results (part 2)

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