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Syria crackdown: a growing state of isolation

The violence against protesters continues in Syria. Turkey and Saudi Arabia have both condemned the atrocities committed in the country. Laura Baines and her panel discuss whether such regional pressure on the Syrian government might have more of an effect than criticism from the West.

  • Walid SAFFOUR, President, Syrian Human Rights Committee
  • Gaëtan VANNAY, Radio Suisse Romande
  • Jonathan PARIS, Middle East Analyst, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council of the US
  • Fouad AL OBAID, columnist, Kuweit Times
  • Ergün BABAHAN, columnist, Star Daily, Istanbul

    Watch the second part here.

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2017-05-17 Emmanuel Macron

French revolution: Will Macron blow up traditional left-right divide? (part 2)

Monday's naming of a prime minister from the Les Républicains party already split the main French centre-right bloc that just a few months ago was the heavy favourite to win the...

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