Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

EYE ON AFRICA

Boko Haram crisis: Chadian President calls on militant leader to surrender

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

'What black man holds job four years?'

Read more

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Netanyahu's speech to Congress divides Washington

Read more

FOCUS

Mexico: Hundreds of thousands forced to flee drug cartels

Read more

ENCORE!

Hugh Jackman on 'Chappie', mullets and kids

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Bill Browder: 'How I became Putin's no. 1 enemy'

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Liberia's president slams Boko Haram's use of female bombers

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Managing expectations: China cuts growth targets as slowdown continues

Read more

MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Iraq: Islamic State group's child soldiers

Read more

An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Monday and Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time. Saturday at 7.45 am.

THE INTERVIEW

THE INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2013-04-23

Gilles Kepel, Islamic and Arab world scholar

Since the spring of 2011 and the wave of Arab revolutions, Islamic and Arab world scholar Gilles Kepel has made several trips to the fast-changing Middle East. He witnessed disappointment among young people and met members of civil society and Islamists. His travel diary has just been published in France. Leela Jacinto meets him to discuss the current challenges facing Arab countries.

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2015-03-04 Russia

Bill Browder: 'How I became Putin's no. 1 enemy'

Bill Browder was once the largest investor in Russia. For a few years he blazed a trail, exposing corruption and scandal at Russia's biggest companies, often by naming and...

Read more

2015-03-05 Ebola

Liberia's president slams Boko Haram's use of female bombers

Liberia's President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, was in Brussels this week to attend an international conference on the fight against Ebola. During her visit, she spoke to FRANCE 24's...

Read more

2015-03-02 Hong Kong

Hong Kong's umbrella revolution 'is not dead'

A few months ago, the world was transfixed by a massive wave of protests on the streets of Hong Kong. The so-called "umbrella revolution" was prompted by concerns over the future...

Read more

2015-02-28 Yemen

'Agent Storm': How a militant Islamist became a CIA spy

Morten Storm is a Danish militant Islamist-turned-CIA double agent. In "Agent Storm: My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA", a book written with journalists Paul Cruickshank and...

Read more

2015-02-28 Rwanda

Rwandan president claims 'no problem with France'

Rwanda has “no particular problem with France”, the country’s President Paul Kagame said in an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 Friday, despite a long-running dispute over...

Read more