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

Latest update : 2012-05-22

Could Lebanon erupt?

Lebanon feels the boomerang effect of the conflict in Syria with a spike in violence both in the north and in Beirut. François Picard’s panel ponders the potential radicalisation of Lebanese politics and the consequences for the wider region.

  • Moufid JABER. Head of Political Research, Middle East Center Beirut;
  • Rouzbeh PARSI. Research Fellow, European Institute for Security Studies;
  • Ziad MAJED. Assistant Professor, American University of Paris;
  • Javier ESPINOSA. Middle East correspondent, El Mundo (from Beirut).

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis, Wassim Nasr.

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2017-09-26 Emmanuel Macron

Which Europe will it be? Macron's strong push for multi-speed E.U.

Emmanuel Macron didn't just make the case for European unity, his long speech spelled out the way to achieve it. France's 39-year old president choosing France's oldest...

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2017-09-25 Kurdistan

Iraq's Kurds: Will referendum really lead to independence?

Polls have closed in Iraqi Kurdistan. Now that citizens have said "yes" to independence, what are they going to do with the result? President Massoud Barzani shrugged off...

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2017-09-21 independence

Confiscated vote? Escalation over banned Catalonia referendum

Authorities in Madrid have taken their standoff with Barcelona to a whole new level, raiding government offices, arresting Catalan cabinet members and confiscating 10 million...

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2017-09-20 Debate

Iran's rebuttal: Tehran answers Trump and Netanyahu

Call it rebuttal time. After Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu, it’s Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s turn to address the UN General Assembly. He criticised Trump’s "rogue...

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2017-09-18 Donald Trump

Trump goes to the UN: What role for the United States on the world stage?

As a candidate he spoke out against the United Nations, but today the US president is chairing a conference on reforming its institutions at the annual opening of the UN General...

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