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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.

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Algeria at 50: Beyond the fraught relationship with France

Is Algeria celebrating the past to avoid talking about the present? 50 years after independence, François Picard’s panel looks at how the love-hate relationship with France and the civil war of the 1990s cloud the conversation over how to stamp out corruption and curb the influence of the military.

 

  • Malek SERRAI, Economist,Former Advisor to President Bouteflika
  • Mathew CONNELY, Professor, Department of History, Columbia University, Author of A Diplomatic Revolution: Algeria's Fight for Independence and the Origins of the Post-Cold War Era
  • Najy BENHASSINE, NABNI Toung civic leaders initiative (Notre Algerie Batie sur de Nouvelles Idees)
  • Pierre CONESA, French Political Institute Sciences-Po, author of " La fabrication de l'ennemi", Former High Commissioner, French Defence
  • Mohamed HNID, linguist and Professor at INALCO

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2016-08-24 Syria

Biden in Turkey: NATO allies at odds over Syria Kurds, exiled cleric (part 1)

When the Joe Biden landed in Ankara, it was the deputy mayor who went to greet him, a glaring protocol snub to express Turkey's displeasure over American refusal to extradite...

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2016-08-24 Fethullah Gulen

Biden in Turkey: NATO allies at odds over Syria Kurds, exiled cleric (part 2)

When the Joe Biden landed in Ankara, it was the deputy mayor who went to greet him, a glaring protocol snub to express Turkey's displeasure over American refusal to extradite...

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2016-08-23 Syria

Syria: What about the Kurds? Fighting on three fronts (part 1)

As the skies over Syria get yet more crowded, we may be witnessing another turning point in a conflict now in its sixth year. Turkish planes have been both Isis and Kurds inside...

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2016-08-23 air strikes

Syria: What about the Kurds? Fighting on three fronts (part 2)

As the skies over Syria get yet more crowded, we may be witnessing another turning point in a conflict now in its sixth year. Turkish planes have been both Isis and Kurds inside...

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2016-08-22 Rio de Janeiro

Rio's Legacy: Were the Olympics worth it for Brazil? (part 1)

The closing ceremonies of the 31st Summer Games had the entire planet dancing to a samba beat after a fortnight that included plenty of tales of great performances and...

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