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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 : 2013-04-10

North Korea: Keep calm?

If Kim Jong-un wants warmer relations with Washington, he's a got a funny way of showing it. François Picard's panel argues over the new North Korean leader's motives for ratcheting up the rhetoric and China's long-term interests in the Korean peninsula.

  • Antoine BONDAZ, Visiting Fellow at the IRII Center of Korea University;
  • Alexandre DEL VALLE, Political scientist, Institut Choiseul;
  • Ge YU, Political Strategist, DCI Group (from Washington, DC);
  • Jean Vincent BRISSET, Director of research, IRIS. Former Air Force General (from Gigean, France).

Produced by Christopher Davis, Mark Thompson, Sara Bertilsson

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2017-02-23 USA

Borderline Politics: US-Mexico relations hit a wall (part 1)

Mexico is the first big foreign assignment for an untested US Secretary of State. And just to raise the stakes for Rex Tillerson and head of homeland security John Kelly, the...

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2017-02-23 Donald Trump

Borderline Politics: US-Mexico relations hit a wall (part 2)

Mexico is the first big foreign assignment for an untested US Secretary of State. And just to raise the stakes for Rex Tillerson and head of homeland security John Kelly, the...

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2017-02-22 Emmanuel Macron

France's Topsy-Turvy Election: Uncertain outcome as insurgents blow away old guard (part 1)

The first round of France's presidential election is two months away but already, it's fair to say that politics here has been turned on its head. The only near-certainty is...

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2017-02-22 Emmanuel Macron

France's Topsy-Turvy Election: Uncertain outcome as insurgents blow away old guard (part 2)

The first round of France's presidential election is two months away but already, it's fair to say that politics here has been turned on its head. The only near-certainty is that...

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2017-02-21 North Korea

Rogue nation: North Korea and the death of Kim Jong-nam (part 1)

The presumed poisoning at Kuala Lumpur airport of the half-brother of North Korean strongman Kim Jong-un has triggered a recall of ambassadors and put Pyongyang watchers on high...

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