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Omar El Akkad's 'American War': A tale of US dystopia

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Is this the end of Emmanuel Macron's honeymoon period?

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Macron's air force uniform draws Tom Cruise comparisons

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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.

Latest update : 2013-02-27

Kidnapped in West Africa: how to deal with jihadists? (part 2)

The French government was quick to blame Boko Haram, the hostage takers say they’re Boko Haram, but are they really Boko Haram? It seems that as one radical Islamist group sits down for negotiations, new spin-off movements pop up.

  • Emmanuel GOUJON, Consultant at Africa Global Approach;
  • Donaig LE DU, France 24 Chief Editor;
  • Pierre-Antoine BRAUD, Expert at Bois Landry Consulting. Specialised in conflicts and post-conflict management;
  • Pierre CONESA, Former French Defence Ministry official; Author of "The manufacturing of an enemy, or how to kill with a clean conscience";
  • Hussaini ABDU, Country Director at ActionAid Nigeria.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Christopher Davis, Yann Pustzai and Mary Colombel

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2017-07-17 Americas

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2017-07-13 Donald Trump

Trump in Paris: America's new place in the world

It's a two-day Parisian getaway that includes dinner and a show. After getting down to business at the Elysée Palace, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron are off to dinner at a...

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