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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.

Latest update : 2012-02-15

The push to bomb Iran (part 2)

The tension over Tehran’s nuclear ambitions rises as Israel and Iran accuse each other of proxy attacks, but will it lead to war? François Picard’s panel argues over the effectiveness of sanctions and Washington’s ability to prevent an escalation.

  • Sammy RAVEL. Deputy Chief of Mission, Israeli Embassy in Paris;
  • Nooshabeh AMIR. Editor, Roozonline.com;
  • Steven EKOVICH. Professor of Political Sciences, American University of Paris;
  • Reza MARASHI. Research Director, National Iranian American Council (from Washington).

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Nicola Hebden, Christopher Davis, Pauline Heilmann.

Watch the first part here.

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2017-08-16 Donald Trump

US racial tensions: How far should freedom of speech be stretched?

US President Donald Trump has sparked fury after calling some of the participants in the racist Charlottesville rally “very fine people”, blaming also the anti-racist protestors...

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2017-08-14 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso attack: How to restore security in the Sahel region?

At least 18 people were killed in a terror attack in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou on Sunday night. Last month, the idea of setting up a five-nation African task force was...

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2017-08-15 India

India and Pakistan mark 70 years of independence: Can the two countries ever reconcile?

Will India and Pakistan ever be friends? As the two countries celebrate 70 years since they gained their independence, India's prime minister has accused Kashmir separatists of...

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2017-08-09 France

Security in France: Is France's "Opération Sentinelle" still working?

A man is currently under arrest after a car drove into a group of soldiers in a western Paris suburb on Wednesday morning. Six soldiers have been injured. All of them were a week...

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2017-08-10 North Korea

US-North Korea tensions: War of words escalates

There's considerable concern in many parts of the world as North Korea and the United States appear engaged in the highest-stakes game of chicken possible, one where the ultimate...

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