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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2013-01-28

The World This Week - 25 January

Beyond the principle of sending women into combat, there’s the practical reality. Craig Copetas says the ones he’s met at the front are fierce! Also, France calls for backup in Mali, the surprise story of Israel’s general election, and David Cameron lights the EU referendum fuse.

  • Craig Copetas. Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Vivienne Walt. Contributor, Time Magazine;
  • Gregory Viscusi. Journalist, Bloomberg News;
  • Angela Diffley. Journalist, Radio France International.

Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Catherine Clifford, Paul Maakad.

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By Anelise Borges

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