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The Murderous Lure of Jihad: Tackiling ISIS and its Worldwide Recruitment

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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 : 2013-04-17

The Boston bombings: a painful reminder of vulnerability (part 2)

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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Produced by Christopher Davis, Charlotte Prudhomme, Sara Bertilsson.

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2014-08-21 Syria

The Murderous Lure of Jihad: Tackiling ISIS and its Worldwide Recruitment

With the beheading of US journalist James Foley, the jihadists of Isis have certainly succeeded in getting our attention. World leaders have taken time out from their summer...

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2014-08-19 corruption

Pakistan's Political Turmoil: Can Imran Khan's PTI Party Depose the Government?

Former cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has called for civil disobedience, gathering thousands of supporters in protest at what he calls Pakistan's fraudulent...

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2014-08-19 riots

Pakistan's Political Turmoil: Can Imran Khan's PTI Party Depose the Government? (part 2)

Former cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has called for civil disobedience, gathering thousands of supporters in protest at what he calls Pakistan's fraudulent...

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2014-08-18 Ferguson

Racism, riots and police violence: USA under scrutiny

The family of Michael Brown is calling for the arrest of the police officer who shot him dead. Meanwhile, the actions of the police on the streets are being called into question,...

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2014-08-20 Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel-Gaza: Back to Square One?

For the better part of two weeks, we've been hearing that neither Israel nor Hamas wants a prolonged fight. So why is a tenuous ceasefire in tatters? With rockets fired on Israel...

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