The US presidential campaign has definitely picked up since Mitt Romney announced his running mate. Now comes the battle for a shrinking number of undecided voters. Also, strong language on Syria serves to mask the West’s limited options, and lessons learned from South Africa’s worst massacre since Apartheid.
- Steven ERLANGER. Paris Bureau Chief, New York Times;
- Ulrike KOLTERMANN. Freelance journalist;
- Michael KIRTLEY. Journalist, National Geographic & Africa International;
- Mathieu MABIN. Senior Correspondent, France 24.
Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Juliette Lacharnay.