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Latest update : 2013-06-24

When Washington talks to the Taliban (part 2)

As the Nato drawdown from Afghanistan accelerates the France 24 Debate looks at the opening of the Taliban office in Qatar and the endgame of a conflict that seems far from over. Is Hamid Karzai right to feel railroaded?

  • Ambassador Peter GALBRAITH, Senior Diplomatic Fellow at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. Former UN Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan
  • Abdul Hassib SEDIQI, Student at the Paris School of International Affairs, Science Po.
  • Anne NIVAT, Freelance war reporter
  • Adam BACKZO, Phd candidate at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences

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2014-09-15 John Kerry

Fighting the Islamic State group: What coalition against jihadists? (part 2)

With jihadists taking over vast swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, it's coalition-building time again. Since the first Gulf war, more than two decades ago, there's been the...

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2014-09-15 Syria

Fighting the Islamic State group: What coalition against jihadists?

With jihadists taking over vast swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, it's coalition-building time again. Since the first Gulf war, more than two decades ago, there's been the...

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2014-09-11 Islamic State (IS)

IS organisation, the Obama strategy: Is the US going back to war again?

US President Barack Obama has unveiled his strategy for defeating jihadists in Iraq and Syria. Obama has both an eye to the current threat and the memory of two previous wars in...

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