Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

ENCORE!

How French women wash

Read more

DEBATE

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 1)

Read more

DEBATE

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 2)

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

To smack or not to smack?

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Managing expectations: China cuts growth targets as slowdown continues

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

'What black man holds job four years'

Read more

WEB NEWS

Story of handicapped motorcycle rider inspires web users

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Ruling Socialists 'fear historic defeat' in upcoming elections

Read more

FOCUS

French Muslims refuse to be scapegoats for extremists

Read more

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

DEBATE

DEBATE

Latest update : 2012-03-23

France shootings: Homegrown terrorism takes centre stage (part 3)

Twice, the alleged shooter 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 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

    Program prepared and produced by Christopher Davis, Molly Hall and Mary Colombel

       Watch the first part

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2015-03-04 children

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 1)

Are we too soft on smacking? The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe has taken France to task for not banning corporal punishment, when 22 of the Council's 47 member states have...

Read more

2015-03-04 children

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 2)

Are we too soft on smacking? The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe has taken France to task for not banning corporal punishment, when 22 of the Council's 47 member states have...

Read more

2015-03-03 Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu on Capitol Hill: Israeli PM calls for deal breaker with Iran (part 2)

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress has angered the White House – coming just two weeks before a general election in Israel. And the partisanship goes beyond...

Read more

2015-03-03 Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu on Capitol Hill: Israeli PM calls for deal breaker with Iran (part 1)

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress has angered the White House – coming just two weeks before a general election in Israel. And the partisanship goes beyond...

Read more

2015-03-02 Assassinations

The murder of Boris Nemtsov: Who killed charismatic opposition figure? (part 2)

Who killed Boris Nemtsov? Tens of thousands turned out on Sunday in Moscow and elsewhere to pay tribute to the onetime heir to Boris Yeltsin in the 1990s. Nemtsov may have since...

Read more