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Tipping point in Syria? - Houla massacre raises the stakes

After the expulsion of more than a dozen Syrian ambassadors around the world, how far will the backlash go over the massacre of 108 citizens, more than a third of them children? François Picard’s panel argues over the ability to pressure Russia to drop its support for the regime of Bashar al-Assad.

  • Vincent FLORIANI, Deputy Spokesperson for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
  • Monzer MAKHOUS, Syrian National Council Member and Coordinator for the European Union;
  • Marietje SCHAAKE, MEP, Alliance for Liberals and Democrats in Europe, Spokesperson for Syria
  • Anton KOZLOV, Associate Professor at the American Graduate School of Paris.

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    Program prepared and produced by Christopher Davies, Sara Bertilsson and Mary Colombel

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2017-07-24 Israel

Jerusalem Crisis: Who will play the peacemaker?

Violence between Israelis and Palestinians over Jerusalem's holiest site, Haram al-Sharif or the Temple Mount, has surged in recent days after Israel installed metal detectors at...

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2017-07-20 Europe

Polish democracy under threat? EU warns Warsaw over judicial independence

Alarm bells are ringing across Europe as the balance of power changes in Poland. The lower house of parliament has passed a bill allowing the dismissal of Supreme Court justices,...

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2017-07-19 Americas

'Let it fail': Trump's hands-off approach to governing

Six months into his presidency, there's no denying Donald Trump has brought a very different way of governing to the White House. Like his reality TV shows, it's a drama that...

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2017-07-18 Asia-pacific

Tightening the screws: The two faces of Xi Jinping's China

He's already China's most powerful president in decades, so why does Xi Jinping seem to be tightening his grip even further? The strict measures include the treatment of Nobel...

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2017-07-17 Americas

Downward spiral: How to break Venezuela's impasse?

In Venezuela, the downward spiral seems unstoppable. On Sunday, the opposition organised a plebiscite, drawing a mass turnout and a resounding "no" to constitutional change....

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