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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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2017-08-16 Donald Trump

US racial tension - How far should freedom of speech be allowed to go?

US President Donald Trump has backtracked from statements he made when he denounced neo-Nazis and white supremacists as repugnant, blaming once again the racist protestors and...

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2017-08-14 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso attack: How to restore security in the Sahel region?

At least 18 people were killed in a terror attack in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou on Sunday night. Last month, the idea of setting up a five-nation African task force was...

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2017-08-15 India

India and Pakistan mark 70 years of independence: Can the two countries ever reconcile?

Will India and Pakistan ever be friends? As the two countries celebrate 70 years since they gained their independence, India's prime minister has accused Kashmir separatists of...

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2017-08-09 France

Security in France: Is France's "Opération Sentinelle" still working?

A man is currently under arrest after a car drove into a group of soldiers in a western Paris suburb on Wednesday morning. Six soldiers have been injured. All of them were a week...

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2017-08-10 North Korea

US-North Korea tensions: War of words escalates

There's considerable concern in many parts of the world as North Korea and the United States appear engaged in the highest-stakes game of chicken possible, one where the ultimate...

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