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Latest update : 2012-12-05

No exit for Assad? (part 2)

Is the heightened fear of Damascus using chemical weapons based on tangible evidence, or a deduction based on the go-for-broke attitude of the Assad regime? Also, François Picard’s panel argues over whether NATO’s "red line" really means intervention in Syria.

  • James JEFFREY. Visiting Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Former US Ambassador to Iraq and Turkey (from Washington);
  • Murat YETKIN. Editor-in-Chief, Hürriyet Daily News (from Istanbul);
  • Oleg KOBTZEFF. Professor, American University of Paris;
  • Rahaf HAFOUSH. Editorial Director, Syriadeeply.org;

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Claire Williams, Christopher Davis.

Watch the first part here.

By Anelise Borges

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2015-05-26 Iraq

Islamic State Group Advances: Washington and Baghdad trade blame over losses (part 2)

The fight is on in Ramadi - a campaign to recapture the capital of Anbar province that has now been taken in hand by Shiite militia. Even as the operation unfolds, Washington,...

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2015-05-26 Iraq

Islamic State Group Advances: Washington and Baghdad trade blame over losses (part 1)

The fight is on in Ramadi - a campaign to recapture the capital of Anbar province that has now been taken in hand by Shiite militia. Even as the operation unfolds, Washington,...

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2015-05-25 Burundi

Burundi's brutal standoff: One month on, tension spirals (part 2)

After a month of protests and a failed coup, President Pierre Nkurunziza is undeterred in his bid for a third term. He denies ordering the weekend killing of opposition figure...

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2015-05-25 Burundi

Burundi's brutal standoff: One month on, tension spirals (part 1)

After a month of protests and a failed coup, President Pierre Nkurunziza is undeterred in his bid for a third term. He denies ordering the weekend killing of opposition figure...

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2015-05-21 Ireland

Will Ireland Say "I Do"? Gay Marriage Referendum Challenges Catholic Values (part 1)

Ireland could become the first country to approve gay marriage by referendum. Friday's vote is being seen as pitting the secular-minded younger generation against the established...

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