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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.

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2017-08-22 Afghanistan war

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2017-08-18 Spain

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The terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils this week are the latest in a string of vehicle-ramming attacks in Europe. Do Europeans need to be better prepared for this kind of...

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2017-08-16 Donald Trump

US racial tensions: How far should freedom of speech be stretched?

US President Donald Trump has sparked fury after calling some of the participants in the racist Charlottesville rally “very fine people”, blaming also the anti-racist protestors...

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