Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

EYE ON AFRICA

Bosco Ntaganda on trial for war crimes at the ICC

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

2015-09-01 20:44 MEDIA WATCH

Read more

THE DEBATE

Ukraine's Warmongers: Far-right blamed for Kiev grenade attack (part 2)

Read more

THE DEBATE

Ukraine's Warmongers: Far-right blamed for Kiev grenade attack (part 1)

Read more

FOCUS

A Syrian family's desperate journey westward

Read more

ENCORE!

Stereophonics remember their roots on 'Keep the Village Alive'

Read more

ACCESS ASIA

India’s pharmaceutical industry under scrutiny

Read more

ENCORE!

Music show: Rock en Seine, Maïa Vidal and a-ha

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Chinese journalist apologises 'for contributing to market turmoil'

Read more

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

THE DEBATE

THE DEBATE

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).

Watch the second part here.

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2015-09-01 Ukraine

Ukraine's Warmongers: Far-right blamed for Kiev grenade attack (part 2)

Kiev is reeling from its worst day of violence since the February 2014 overthrow of pro-Moscow president Viktor Yanukovych. As lawmakers debated on more autonomy for the...

Read more

2015-09-01 Ukraine

Ukraine's Warmongers: Far-right blamed for Kiev grenade attack (part 1)

Kiev is reeling from its worst day of violence since the February 2014 overthrow of pro-Moscow president Viktor Yanukovych. As lawmakers debated on more autonomy for the...

Read more

2015-08-31 Calais

Europe's migrant crisis: Share the burden or shut the borders? (part 1)

France’s prime minister on Monday visited a migrant shelter in Calais. The city is perceived as a flashpoint in Europe’s migrant crisis, despite drawing a mere fraction of the...

Read more

2015-08-31 Calais

Europe's migrant crisis: Share the burden or shut the borders? (part 2)

France’s prime minister on Monday visited a migrant shelter in Calais. The city is perceived as a flashpoint in Europe’s migrant crisis, despite drawing a mere fraction of the...

Read more

2015-08-27 Lebanon

The 'You Stink' movement: Lebanon garbage crisis sparks new wave of protests (part 2)

A breakdown in garbage collection has sparked angry protests, the likes of which Lebanon rarely sees. Demonstrators are putting aside entrenched sectarian differences and voicing...

Read more