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Our panel of Paris-based journalists review the week’s international news: the stories that made the headlines and also those you may have missed! Join us every Friday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2012-11-19

The World This Week - November 16th, 2012

Could the real scandal of the Petraeus affair be the fan following of a top US military brass that will ultimately be associated with failed outcomes in Iraq and Afghanistan? Also, China's not-so-new leadership, the Egyptian president caught out by the escalation between Israel and Gaza, and the romance long gone in the Franco-German couple.

  • A. Craig Copetas, Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Ulrike Koltermann, Freelance Journalist;
  • Anne Bagamery, Senior Editor, International Herald Tribune;
  • Virginie Herz, France 24 International Affairs Editor.

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Produced by Paul Maakad, Mary Colombel, Anelise Borges

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