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Hollande on his own? Socialist backbenchers abstain on confidence vote (part 2)

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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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2014-09-16 Valérie Trierweiler

Hollande on his own? Socialist backbenchers abstain on confidence vote (part 2)

Latest opinion polls show François Hollande has hit rock bottom and started to dig. As a Socialist who ran as an enemy of finance, he was always going to antagonise the right....

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2014-09-16 Nicolas Sarkozy

Hollande on his own? Socialist backbenchers abstain on confidence vote

Latest opinion polls show François Hollande has hit rock bottom and started to dig. As a Socialist who ran as an enemy of finance, he was always going to antagonise the right....

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2014-09-15 John Kerry

Fighting the Islamic State group: What coalition against jihadists? (part 2)

With jihadists taking over vast swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, it's coalition-building time again. Since the first Gulf war, more than two decades ago, there's been the...

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2014-09-15 Syria

Fighting the Islamic State group: What coalition against jihadists?

With jihadists taking over vast swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, it's coalition-building time again. Since the first Gulf war, more than two decades ago, there's been the...

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2014-09-11 Islamic State (IS)

IS organisation, the Obama strategy: Is the US going back to war again?

US President Barack Obama has unveiled his strategy for defeating jihadists in Iraq and Syria. Obama has both an eye to the current threat and the memory of two previous wars in...

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