Open

Coming up

Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

TALKING EUROPE

Nigel Farage, Leader of the UK Independence Party

Read more

TALKING EUROPE

Endocrine disruptors: Is the EU doing enough to protect its citizens' health?

Read more

WEB NEWS

Israelis taking bomb shelter selfies

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Pavlo Klimkin, Ukrainian Foreign Minister

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Raed Fahmi, former Iraqi Minister of Science and Technology

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Germany's World Cup title

Read more

FASHION

Paris, Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014-2015

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Farnborough air show takes off but F-35 jet is grounded

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Bastille Day celebrations

Read more

A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

DEBATE

DEBATE

Latest update : 2012-01-11

How far will Assad go? (part 2)

Ten months after the start of the Syrian uprising, we analyse the words of its embattled president: his denial, his threats and his defiance. Melissa Bell's panel discusses what the one-and-a-half hour speech tells us about the strength of the regime of Bashar al al-Assad, besieged as it is by sanctions and under continued pressure from within.

  • Monzer MAKHOUS. Member of the Syrian National Council;
  • Jonathan PARIS. Middle East Analyst; Senior Fellow, South Asia Center - Atlantic Council;
  • Andrew TABLER. Next Generation Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East policy (from Washington);
  • Marietje SCHAAKE. MEP, Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe; ALDE Spokesperson for Syria (from Brussels).

Watch the first part here. 

Comments

COMMENT(S)

 
 
Archives

2014-07-10 Benjamin Netanyahu

Gaza: How to Stop the Spiral? Israel Readies For Ground Offensive

Rockets have been raining over Israel and air strikes show no signs of abating over Gaza. The homes of senior Hamas leaders have been destroyed, and Israel is calling up 20,000...

Read more

2014-07-10 Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Gaza: How to Stop the Spiral? Israel Readies For Ground Offensive (part 2)

Rockets have been raining over Israel and air strikes show no signs of abating over Gaza. The homes of senior Hamas leaders have been destroyed, and Israel is calling up 20,000...

Read more

2014-07-09 South Sudan

Africa's Newest Failed State: How to Stop Civil War and Famine in South Sudan? (part 2)

It's the third anniversary of independence for Africa's newest nation, South Sudan. With a brutal civil war now in full swing, the outgoing UN representative has pointed the...

Read more

2014-07-09 African Union

Africa's Newest Failed State: How to Stop Civil War and Famine in South Sudan?

It's the third anniversary of independence for Africa's newest nation, South Sudan. With a brutal civil war now in full swing, the outgoing UN representative has pointed the...

Read more

2014-07-08 Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel and the Palestinians: How to Break the Cycle of Violence?

With 40,000 military reservists called up, another ground offensive by Israel against Gaza seems likely. The kidnapping and murder of three Jewish teenagers in the West Bank and...

Read more