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Latest update : 2012-03-19

The World this Week - March 16th, 2012

When David Cameron finds himself on a thinly-veiled Obama campaign stop in Ohio, it shows up the pitfalls of visiting other nations’ incumbents during election time. Also, Iran’s Ahmadinejad under pressure from the clerics, and a Goldman Sachs investment banker’s parting shot at the boss.

  • Craig COPETAS, Paris-based journalist and author, "Bear Hunting with the Politburo";
  • Dave CLARK, Paris Deputy Bureau Chief, AFP;
  • Régis LE SOMMIER, Deputy Editorial Director, Paris Match;
  • Hamdam MOSTAVI, Iran desk, Le Courrier International.

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