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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.

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Latest update : 2012-12-07

Will Morsi bend?

Nearly two years after the fall of Hosni Mubarak, Egypt is suddenly polarized in a whole new way. President Morsi caught everyone by surprise on November 22nd when he decreed for himself broad sweeping powers. Then, last week, the Islamist-led constituent assembly rushed through a draft constitution. Protests have erupted across the country. François Picard and his panel discuss why the tension is so high and how the situation could be resolved.

  • Hanna YOUSSEF, Egypt Researcher;
  • Shahinaz Abdel SALAM, Activist and Author of "Egypt, the Beginnings of Freedom";
  • Mohamed SALEM, Journalist, France 24;
  • Abdulmawgoud R. DARDERY, Member of Parliament, Freedom and Justice Party (from Luxor, Egypt);
  • Robert SPRINGBOR, Professor, Department of National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Christopher Davis, Mary Colombel and Anelise Borges

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2015-03-04 children

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 1)

Are we too soft on smacking? The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe has taken France to task for not banning corporal punishment, when 22 of the Council's 47 member states have...

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2015-03-04 children

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 2)

Are we too soft on smacking? The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe has taken France to task for not banning corporal punishment, when 22 of the Council's 47 member states have...

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2015-03-03 Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu on Capitol Hill: Israeli PM calls for deal breaker with Iran (part 2)

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress has angered the White House – coming just two weeks before a general election in Israel. And the partisanship goes beyond...

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2015-03-03 Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu on Capitol Hill: Israeli PM calls for deal breaker with Iran (part 1)

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress has angered the White House – coming just two weeks before a general election in Israel. And the partisanship goes beyond...

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2015-03-02 Assassinations

The murder of Boris Nemtsov: Who killed charismatic opposition figure? (part 2)

Who killed Boris Nemtsov? Tens of thousands turned out on Sunday in Moscow and elsewhere to pay tribute to the onetime heir to Boris Yeltsin in the 1990s. Nemtsov may have since...

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