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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 : 2013-01-24

The odd couple: Franco-German treaty at 50 (Part 2)

De Gaulle wanted a "Europe of nations", Adenauer espoused more federalism. Fifty years on, what’s changed? With the euro under strain, François Picard’s panel argues over two distinct visions for making the Franco-German couple last.

  • Jacques MYARD. UMP MP, Member of the Foreign Affairs Commission;
  • Thomas FRIANG. Editor, Europa Nova;
  • Jakob HAESLER. CEO, Tinyclues;
  • Markus KERBER. Professor of Political Economy, Technische Universität Berlin (from Berlin);
  • Elmar BROK. CDU MEP. Chairman, European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee (from Brussels)

    Watch the first part here.

    Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.
     

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