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The New Normal: Trump's first 100 days in office (part 1)

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The New Normal: Trump's first 100 days in office (part 2)

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High school students make their voice heard while Marine goes fishing

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Burma's citizens still jailed for speaking their minds

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French presidential election: Comparing Macron and Le Pen's economic proposals

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THE DEBATE

A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2012-09-25

Qatar to the rescue?

Whether it's funding for businesses in underprivileged suburbs or the purchase of world class soccer stars for Paris Saint-Germain, what’s so wrong with Qatar employing some soft power? François Picard’s panel argues over the tiny emirate’s long-term agenda.

  • Ali Al-AHMED. Director, Institute for Gulf Affairs;
  • Ardavan AMIR-ASLANI. Attorney;
  • Elizabeth DICKINSON. Gulf Correspondent, The National (from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates);
  • David ROBERTS. Deputy Director of the Qatar office, Royal United Services Institute (from Doha, Qatar).

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

Watch the second part here.

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2017-04-27 Debate

The New Normal: Trump's first 100 days in office (part 1)

100 days on and Donald Trump's yet to fill his cabinet, yet to sign a major bill from the Republican-controlled Congress, and even to travel abroad. So what has he done? He's...

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2017-04-27 Debate

The New Normal: Trump's first 100 days in office (part 2)

100 days on and Donald Trump's yet to fill his cabinet, yet to sign a major bill from the Republican-controlled Congress, and even to travel abroad. So what has he done? He's...

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2017-04-26 French Presidential Elections 2017

France's Undecided: Anti-Le Pen vote no longer a given (part 1)

It's the losers who will determine the winner in France's presidential race. There are various shades of endorsement between those saying they're ready to work with Macron, those...

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2017-04-26 Emmanuel Macron

France's Undecided: Anti-Le Pen vote no longer a given (part 2)

It's the losers who will determine the winner in France's presidential race. There are various shades of endorsement between those saying they're ready to work with Macron, those...

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2017-04-25 Asia-pacific

Trump's best enemy? North Korea in Washington's crosshairs (part 1)

Warnings and threats out of Washington and Pyongyang have become daily occurrences under Donald Trump, to the point where it's easy to wonder if maybe it's all just hot air. Is...

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