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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 : 2011-12-07

France 24 turns five (part 2)

As The France 24 Debate turns five, François Picard’s high-profile panel highlights the common thread between the Arab Spring and the world financial crisis, a fundamental shift of the balance of power in our globalized world.

  • Claude LANZMANN. Writer, journalist and filmmaker;
  • Stephen CLARKE. British journalist and writer; Author of 1000 Years of Annoying the French;
  • Viviane REDING. Vice-President of the European Commission; EU Justice Commissioner (from Brussels);
  • Christopher CALDWELL. Author of "Reflections on the Revolution in Europe"; Columnist at the Financial Times; Editor at the Weekly Standard (from Washington);
  • Robert FISK. Middle East Correspondent, The Independent (from Dublin).

Watch the first part here. 

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2015-08-04 Barack Obama

The clean power plan: Obama, a climate leader?

Today we're discussing Barack Obama's climate change plan. As the US president unveiled it on Monday, he said "no challenge provides a greater threat to the future of the...

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2013-10-22 Barack Obama

US drone secrecy: Licence to kill?

Barack Obama's favourite weapon, drones, are coming under fire: Washington claims they're the best weapon to fight extremists, but allies say they're fed up and human rights...

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2015-08-03 John Kerry

Kerry Middle East Tour

Today we're discussing John Kerry's visit to Qatar, a visit aimed at reassuring America's Gulf allies over last months nuclear deal with Iran. The US Secretary of State says the...

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2015-07-30 migrants

Europe's blame game: Finger-pointing continues as Calais migrant crisis worsens (part 2)

Just three hours from Paris, the port town of Calais has become a symbol of Europe's worsening migrant crisis. "The Jungle", a series of shanty towns full of desperate migrants...

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2015-07-30 migrants

Europe's blame game: Finger-pointing continues as Calais migrant crisis worsens (part 1)

Just three hours from Paris, the port town of Calais has become a symbol of Europe's worsening migrant crisis. "The Jungle", a series of shanty towns full of desperate migrants...

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