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Three Earth-like planets discovered in Aquarius

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THE DEBATE

Iraq's broken politics: Green Zone stormed by Moqtada Al-Sadr supporters (part 1)

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Iraq's broken politics: corruption and gridlock (part 2)

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Music show: Cyndi Lauper, Keith Urban and Drake

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Lebanon pays price for conflict between Saudi Arabia and Hezbollah

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Fast fashion: Wearing the world out

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THE INTERVIEW

'South Sudan has a crisis of leadership'

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IN THE PAPERS

Druids protest alcohol ban

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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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THE DEBATE

Latest update : 2013-01-15

France at War

A matter of "several weeks", or is France now in it for the long haul in Mali? François Picard’s panel looks at the events that prompted France to deploy to Mali ahead of West African peacekeepers.

  • Pierre CONESA, Former French Defence Ministry official;
  • Gregory MANN. Associate professor of history, Columbia University;
  • Michael KIRTLEY. Journalist, National Geographic & Africa. International, Independent filmmaker;
  • François NDENGWE. Founder, African Advisory Board;
  • Imad MESDOUA. Political Analyst, Pasco Risk Management (from London);
  • Kassim KONE. Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Suny Cortland (from New York);
  • Tunde FATUNDE. Journalist, The Guardian (from Lagos, Nigeria).
  • Matthieu MABIN. France 24 Senior Correspondent (from Mali).

    Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Marie-France Manrique, Mary Colombel.

    Watch part two here.

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