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Latest update : 2012-11-29

Syria: a turning point?

Ever since Syria’s uprising escalated, Assad’s airpower has mostly kept rebels on the run. Now, with two military aircraft downed in two days, François Picard’s panel looks at what could be a genuine tipping point in the civil war.

  • Radwan ZIADEH. Director, Syrian Center for Political and Strategic Studies (from New York);
  • Joshua LANDIS. Director, Centre for Middle East Studies, University of Oklahoma; Blogger, syriacomment.com (from Oklahoma);
  • Ayssar MIDANI. Member, Union of Syrian Patriots;
  • Claude GUIBAL. Senior Correspondent, France Culture;
  • Ole SOLVANG. Emergencies Researcher, Human Rights Watch;

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

Watch the second part here.

By Anelise Borges

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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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2017-12-07 Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Peacemaker? Erdogan's historic visit to Greece

Even when Recep Tayyip Erdogan is supposed to be burying the hatchet, the Turkish president still somehow manages to take on all comers. He kicked off an historic two-day visit...

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2017-12-06 Israel

US President Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital

US President Donald Trump has announced that his country is recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and is moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the disputed city. What is the...

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2017-12-05 Brexit

Border bother: Theresa May scrambles to salvage Brexit breakthrough

On deadline day in Brussels, Theresa May was hoping for a breakthrough to finally take Brexit negotiations to the next level. But suddenly, the Northern Ireland’s first minister...

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