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Film show: 'Trainspotting T2', 'Fences', 'This Is Our Land'

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The return of Japan's imperialists

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'Don't be fooled by 'Optimistic Trump''

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Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi: putting arab art in the spotlight

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THE DEBATE

Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch hunt' over corruption probes (part 1)

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Trump's speech fails to impress markets

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EYE ON AFRICA

UNICEF report : Women and child migrants raped, beaten and detained in Libyan 'hellholes'

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Trump's bid to increase defence spending draws criticism

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THE DEBATE

Spending blitz: Trump unveils $54 billion hike in the military spending (part 2)

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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 : 2012-09-26

Libya put to the test

Two weeks after the killing of the US ambassador in Benghazi, Tripoli finds itself with the unenviable task of trying to disarm Salafist militias. François Picard’s panel looks at what to do to build a nation-state that, in point of fact, never existed under Gaddafi.

  • Mohamed ABU SIDRA. Mediator between the Libyan Government and Ansar al Charia (from Tripoli, Libya);
  • Walid PHARES. Foreign Policy Advisor to Mitt Romney and Advisor to the United States Congress (from Washington);
  • Pierre CONESA. French Political Institute Sciences Po; Former High Commissioner, French Defence Ministry;
  • Douglas HERBERT. France 24 International Affairs Editor.

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

Watch the second part here.

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2017-02-27 France

Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch hunt' over corruption probes (part 1)

When the French head to the polls to pick a president this spring, there could be two candidates under formal investigation. But, as we’ve seen in the United States, facing legal...

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2017-02-28 Donald Trump

Spending blitz: Trump unveils $54 billion hike in the military spending (part 2)

Why the huge hike in defense spending? That's the 54-billion dollar question ahead of Donald Trump's first speech to a joint session of Congress. The new US president ran as the...

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2017-02-28 Donald Trump

Spending blitz: Trump unveils $54 billion hike in the military spending (part 1)

Why the huge hike in defense spending? That's the 54-billion dollar question ahead of Donald Trump's first speech to a joint session of Congress. The new US president ran as the...

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2017-01-05 Donald Trump

Trump presidency: Do Mexicans have their backs against the wall? (part 1)

A few choice tweets from the US President-elect have the peso plunging and US carmakers are feeling the heat not to invest south of the border. How much of Ford's decision to...

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2017-02-27 elections

Do scandals matter? Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch-hunt" over corruption probes (part 2)

When the French head to the polls to pick a president this spring, there could be two candidates under formal investigation. But, as we’ve seen in the United States, facing legal...

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