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The Boston bombings: a painful reminder of vulnerability

There are still no hard answers, but lots of anguish and questions, a day after back-to-back explosions rocked America's oldest and most prestigious marathon. Douglas Herbert's panel discuss how Americans are dealing with a tragedy that Barack Obama is calling a cowardly "act of terror" - and look at how the rest of the world is reacting.

  • Martin MICHELOT, Researcher, German Marshall Fund of the United States in Paris, US domestic and foreign policy specialist;
  • Ellen WASYLINA, Chairman of the Experts' Group;
  • Don BORELLI, Chief Operating Officer of The Soufan Group, a strategic security consultancy; Former senior FBI official;
  • Christopher DICKEY, Newsweek Paris Bureau Chief;
  • Brian HALLIGAN, Boston resident and eyewitness.

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2017-07-24 Israel

Jerusalem Crisis: Who will play the peacemaker?

Violence between Israelis and Palestinians over Jerusalem's holiest site, Haram al-Sharif or the Temple Mount, has surged in recent days after Israel installed metal detectors at...

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2017-07-20 Europe

Polish democracy under threat? EU warns Warsaw over judicial independence

Alarm bells are ringing across Europe as the balance of power changes in Poland. The lower house of parliament has passed a bill allowing the dismissal of Supreme Court justices,...

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2017-07-19 Americas

'Let it fail': Trump's hands-off approach to governing

Six months into his presidency, there's no denying Donald Trump has brought a very different way of governing to the White House. Like his reality TV shows, it's a drama that...

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2017-07-18 Asia-pacific

Tightening the screws: The two faces of Xi Jinping's China

He's already China's most powerful president in decades, so why does Xi Jinping seem to be tightening his grip even further? The strict measures include the treatment of Nobel...

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2017-07-17 Americas

Downward spiral: How to break Venezuela's impasse?

In Venezuela, the downward spiral seems unstoppable. On Sunday, the opposition organised a plebiscite, drawing a mass turnout and a resounding "no" to constitutional change....

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