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Nicaraguans 'betrayed' by Ortega, Bianca Jagger tells FRANCE 24

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Protesters, punches and the President's bodyguard

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Heavy Meddle: Is Russia outmanoeuvring the West?

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Trump's Helsinki summit with Putin causes outrage in US

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Spain's strawberry farms from hell

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UK book exports could be harmed by Brexit

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'Ortega, enough!'

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Greece's new chapter: Athens prepares to exit bailout programme

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THE DEBATE

A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-01-15

France at War (part 2)

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 one here.
Watch part three here.

By Anelise BORGES

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