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From Turkey to Iran: (re)inventing kebab

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Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara: ‘Dinosaurs were the last great champions’

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THE INTERVIEW

Alan Turing's nephew: ‘A Shakespearean tragedy surrounded his life’

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EYE ON AFRICA

Zimbabwe: Chamisa's lawyers contest election results in court

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

New US sanctions on Iran: Trump ups pressure after exiting nuclear deal

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IN THE PRESS

‘Space Farce’? Alternative logos for new US military branch flood social media

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EYE ON AFRICA

Zambia accused of illegal handover of Zimbabwean opposition figure

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MEDIAWATCH

#MyCameraIsMyWeapon campaign takes on Iran's mandatory hijab law

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THE DEBATE

Headed for war? Israel-Gaza conflict flares despite truce talks

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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 3)

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);
  • 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 two here.

By Anelise BORGES

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