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Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds

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Latest update : 2012-07-17

Africa: who's in charge? (part 2)

She won’t mince her words, but will she be effective? After the election of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as African Union’s chair, François Picard looks at South Africa’s ambitions for the continent... and beyond.

  • Douglas YATES. Professor of Political Science, American University of Paris. Author, "Oil, Rebel Movements and Armed Conflict in Africa";
  • Sabine CESSOU. Journalist, Slate and Afrique magazine;
  • Tunde FATUNDE. Journalist, Guardian Newspaper (Lagos, Nigeria), by telephone from Lagos.

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

Watch the first part here.

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2014-10-20 Barack Obama

Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds (part 2)

On Sunday, the Pentagon announced weapons and medical deliveries to Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town of Kobani. The following day, Turkey's foreign minister announced...

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2014-10-20 Syria

Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds

On Sunday, the Pentagon announced weapons and medical deliveries to Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town of Kobani. The following day, Turkey's foreign minister announced...

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2014-10-16 Ebola

Ebola - The spread of fear: Anxiety grows as Africa struggles to contain disease (part 2)

All hands are on deck to stop Ebola at the border. Following similar decisions by the US and Britain, France has announced airport screening for passengers coming from...

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2014-10-16 Ebola

Ebola - The spread of fear: Anxiety grows as Africa struggles to contain disease

All hands are on deck to stop Ebola at the border. Following similar decisions by the US and Britain, France has announced airport screening for passengers coming from...

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2014-10-15 France

France and fiscal discipline: French budget under scrutiny from Brussels

France is facing the wrath of Brussels over its deficit, and is also at odds with Germany over the austerity versus growth debate. New economy minister Emmanuel Macron has...

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