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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 : 2012-01-11

How far will Assad go?

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).

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2014-11-20 Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Al-Sisi's Egypt: Is the crackdown justified? (part 2)

In a wide-ranging interview with France 24, Egypt's president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has blamed the Muslim Brotherhood for the bloodbath that followed the overthrow of his...

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2014-11-20 Egypt

Al-Sisi's Egypt: Is the crackdown justified?

In a wide-ranging interview with France 24, Egypt's president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has blamed the Muslim Brotherhood for the bloodbath that followed the overthrow of his...

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2014-11-19 2014 FIFA World Cup

Foul play in football: How to police the beautiful game?

Time now for another installment of FIFA madness. The world football governing body has announced that it's passed on information to Swiss prosecutors regarding suspicious...

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2014-11-19 2014 FIFA World Cup

Foul play in football: How to police the beautiful game? (part 2)

Time now for another installment of FIFA madness. The world football governing body has announced that it's passed on information to Swiss prosecutors regarding suspicious...

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2014-11-18 Israeli politics

The problem with Jerusalem: Israel to respond with 'heavy hand' to synagogue attack

They used meat cleavers and a gun. Two Palestinian militants were gunned down in a shootout with police after Jerusalem's deadliest attack in years. The attack on a synagogue...

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