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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 : 2013-01-17

Showdown over guns (part 2)

Barack Obama throws down the gauntlet to Congress and the gun lobby with a wide-ranging mix of executive orders and bills. Public opinion may be on his side, but can he really reverse the decades-long loosening of gun control?

  • Steve KATZ, New York State Assemblyman;
  • Anne BAGAMERY, Senior Editor, International Herald Tribune;
  • Frederick T. DAVIS, Lawyer, Member of the French American Foundation France;
  • Gerald OLIVIER, Journalist and Author, "Mitt Romney, pour le renouveau du mythe américain".

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    Programme prepared and produced by Isabelle Sarton du Jonchay, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel

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2015-08-04 Barack Obama

The clean power plan: Obama, a climate leader?

Today we're discussing Barack Obama's climate change plan. As the US president unveiled it on Monday, he said "no challenge provides a greater threat to the future of the...

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2013-10-22 Barack Obama

US drone secrecy: Licence to kill?

Barack Obama's favourite weapon, drones, are coming under fire: Washington claims they're the best weapon to fight extremists, but allies say they're fed up and human rights...

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2015-08-03 John Kerry

Kerry Middle East Tour

Today we're discussing John Kerry's visit to Qatar, a visit aimed at reassuring America's Gulf allies over last months nuclear deal with Iran. The US Secretary of State says the...

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2015-07-30 migrants

Europe's blame game: Finger-pointing continues as Calais migrant crisis worsens (part 2)

Just three hours from Paris, the port town of Calais has become a symbol of Europe's worsening migrant crisis. "The Jungle", a series of shanty towns full of desperate migrants...

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2015-07-30 migrants

Europe's blame game: Finger-pointing continues as Calais migrant crisis worsens (part 1)

Just three hours from Paris, the port town of Calais has become a symbol of Europe's worsening migrant crisis. "The Jungle", a series of shanty towns full of desperate migrants...

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