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Syria revolt: Observers, sanctions... but will it bring peace? (part 2)

Sixty-six years ago, French troops left the country and Syria was born. Now with UN observers on the ground and signs that international sanctions are beginning to bite, Laura Baines and her panel discuss whether the world is any closer to resolving the conflict in Syria.

  • Vincent FLOREANI, Spokesperson, French Minsitry of Foreign Affairs;
  • Ariel COLONOMOS, Director of Research, CNRS;
  • Kako HIVINE, Spokesperson, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights;
  • Najib al GHADBAN, Academic & Syrian National Council member;
  • Jeffrey LAURENTI, Senior Fellow at The Century Foundation;
  • Philippe BOLOPION, United Nations Director, Human Rights Watch.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Christopher Davies, Molly Hall and Mary Colombel

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2014-10-20 Barack Obama

Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds (part 2)

Sunday, the Pentagon announced weapons and medicine deliveries to Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town of Kobani. The following day, Erdogan's foreign minister announced it...

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2014-10-20 Syria

Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds

Sunday, the Pentagon announced weapons and medicine deliveries to Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town of Kobani. The following day, Erdogan's foreign minister announced it...

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2014-10-16 Ebola

Ebola - The spread of fear: Anxiety grows as Africa struggles to contain disease (part 2)

All hands are on deck to stop Ebola at the border. Following similar decisions by the US and Britain, France has announced airport screening for passengers coming from...

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2014-10-16 Ebola

Ebola - The spread of fear: Anxiety grows as Africa struggles to contain disease

All hands are on deck to stop Ebola at the border. Following similar decisions by the US and Britain, France has announced airport screening for passengers coming from...

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2014-10-15 France

France and fiscal discipline: French budget under scrutiny from Brussels

France is facing the wrath of Brussels over its deficit, and is also at odds with Germany over the austerity versus growth debate. New economy minister Emmanuel Macron has...

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