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Trouble in Saudi Arabia: Kingdom cracks down on internal dissent

Timing is everything when it comes to the arrest of a firebrand Shiite cleric in Saudi Arabia that sparked bloody violence. François Picard’s panelists look at an aging royal court faced with an Arab Spring and obsessed with regional rival Iran.

  • Andrew Exum, Senior fellow, Centre for New American Security
  • Ali Al-Ahmed, Director, Institute for Gulf Affairs
  • Omar Ashour,Visiting Scholar, Brookings Doha Center

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2017-07-27 Americas

The Battle for Venezuela: Pressure mounting on Maduro ahead of Sunday's vote

It used to be one of Latin America's wealthiest countries, but now the beleaguered nation of Venezuela is facing US-imposed sanctions. This comes as the country's opposition...

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2017-07-26 European Commission

Poland Judicial Reforms: EU keeping door open to sanctions on Warsaw

The battle between Poland and Europe continues with the European Commission saying it's keeping the door open to possibly triggering sanctions against Poland. This despite the...

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2017-07-25 Emmanuel Macron

The Macron Touch: Can the new French president be Libya's peacemaker?

It's being seen as a major diplomatic win for the French president, Emmanuel Macron. Hosting a meeting in Paris between Libya's two main rival leaders, he is seeking to be a...

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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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