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France shootings: Homegrown terrorism takes centre stage (part 2)

Twice, the alleged gunman in Toulouse went to Afghanistan. François Picard’s panel examines what we know about 24-year old Mohammed Merah and asks whether he was "self-radicalized", as the state prosecutor claims, or, instead, acting on behalf of al Qaeda.

  • Elaine Cobbe, CBS news
  • Hall Gardner, International Politics Professor, American University of Paris
  • Sébastien Baer, Journalist, France Info
  • Peter Neumann, Security Studies Professor, King's College
  • Alain Lamballe, Former Military Attaché to India and Pakistan
  • Georja Calvin-Smith, Journalist, France 24
  • Christopher Moore, Journalist, France 24.

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2015-03-05 China

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