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Latest update : 2012-08-31

Can they beat Obama? (part 2)

It's Mitt Romney's big chance to make his pitch on prime time television. François Picard's panel argues over what it will take to keep the spotlight after a Republican convention where delegates have been more energized by their enmity for Barack Obama and the conservative message of Romney's running-mate Paul Ryan.

  • Stuart HAUGEN. Republicans Abroad;
  • Douglas GLUCROFT. Democrats Abroad;
  • Amy GREENE. American Politics Specialist. Author, "L'Amérique après Obama" ("America after Obama");
  • Philippe MOREAU-CHEVROLET. Columnist, Le Nouvel Observateur.

Watch the first part here.

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

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2017-12-18 South Africa

The fight for the ANC: South Africa's future in the balance?

South Africa's African National Congress has a new party leader. 65-year old Cyril Ramaphosa edging 68-year old Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma - two mainstays of the party of Mandela. A...

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2017-12-14 Brexit

May overruled: Brexit momentum thwarted by Tory rebellion

Just when it seemed the tide had finally turned in Theresa May's favour, she suffered an embarrassing defeat in the House of Commons, with parliament now having greater say on a...

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2017-12-13 Africa

How to patrol the Sahara? The challenges facing G5 Sahel joint force

Timbuktu may be 4,000 kilometers from Europe's shores - yet how to keep the Sahel safe is a question that needs answers on both sides of the Mediterranean. Nearly five years...

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2017-12-12 environment

One Planet Summit: Who's going to pay for the switch to renewable energy?

It's all fine and good to denounce fossil fuels and call for the switch to renewable energy. But who's going to pay for it? Two years after the Paris Agreement, world leaders are...

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2017-12-11 Middle East

Game changer? Middle East diplomacy after Trump's Jerusalem move

Since Donald Trump decided to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital last week, the entire Middle East appears on the verge of bursting into flames. Meanwhile, against the...

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