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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 : 2013-06-05

Obama, state secrets and the right to know

Hero or traitor? François Picard’s panel argues over whether US army private Bradley Manning really did "aid the enemy" and whether the Obama administration is showing excess zeal in pursuing potential leakers of classified information.

  • Aurelien COLSON, Professor of Political Science & Negotiation, ESSEC, Director, Institute for Research & Education on Negotiation;
  • William JORDAN, Former US State Department official;
  • Mark R. JACOBSON, Senior Advisor to the Truman National Security Project, Life member of the Council on Foreign Relations;
  • Chase MADAR, Author of "The Passion of Bradley Manning: The Story behind the Wikileaks Whistleblower".

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    Programme prepared and produced by Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel and Christopher Davis

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2017-06-26 Narendra MODI

Modi meets Trump: The ties that bind US and India leaders

How much do Donald Trump and Narendra Modi really have in common? Their personal lifestyles may be radically different but both are nationalists with strong personalities, who go...

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2017-06-22 Emmanuel Macron

Macron's marching orders: New French president's first EU summit

Emmanuel Macron sounded like a man in charge as he chastised East European leaders that flout common rules on refugees and freedom of speech. At his first EU summit as French...

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2017-06-21 Queen Elizabeth II

Queen's Speech: Monarch outlines two-year plan as Brexit looms

Our panel of guests focus on the state opening of parliament in London, where the Queen usually reads out the government's to-do list for the year ahead. Brexit featured front...

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2017-06-20 Middle East

The Scramble for Syria: What happens after Raqqa falls?

There's the battle for Raqqa but what about the battle for Syria? The shooting down of a Syrian jet by the US military, plus an Iran-made drone in the southeast late this...

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2017-06-19 Emmanuel Macron

The Macron Way: Big win, but will new president reform France? (part 1)

How did Emmanuel Macron upend and redraw France's political landscape? It's out with the old guard on both sides of the aisle, with the average age of MPs dropping more than five...

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