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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2012-03-26

The World this Week - March 23rd, 2012 (part 2)

Could the arrest of the Toulouse shooter have gone differently? François Picard’s panel looks at how the home stretch of a presidential election race weighed in on an unprecedented ordeal for France.

  • Jonathan Randal, Former war correspondent, Washington Post;
  • Ron Linker, NOS correspondent in Paris;
  • Vibeke Knoop-Rachling, Paris correspondent, Aftenposten;
  • Judah Grunstein, Editor-in-Chief, World Politics Review.

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