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Latest update : 2013-07-17

Syria conflict: a civil war within a civil war?

The bloodbath continues in Syria, where 5,000 people are dying every month, according to the United Nations. As Bashar al-Assad tightens his grip on Syrian cities, the rebel movement is becoming more fractious with an escalating power struggle between moderates and hardline Islamists. Annette Young and her panel discuss whether foreign countries should arm the rebels and what happened to the Geneva conference.

  • William JORDAN  Former State Department official stationed in Damascus;
  • Oleg KOBTZEFF, Professor at the American University of Paris, Specialist in Russia and the geopolitics of the Mediterranean;
  • Martin CHULOV, The Guardian Middle East Correspondent;
  • Majid RAFIZADEH, Syrian Iranian Political Analyst and lecturer at Oxford University.

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    Programme prepared and produced by David Boratav, Mary Colombel and Diaraye Bah

 

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2017-01-17 Brexit

Hard Brexit, here we come: The blowback against globalisation (part 2)

So Brexit really does mean Brexit. Theresa May has ruled out a deal that allows the UK to keep its place inside the EU's single market - a divorce whose strategy rests on lower...

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2017-01-17 Brexit

Hard Brexit, here we come: UK to leave EU common market (part 1)

So Brexit really does mean Brexit. Theresa May has ruled out a deal that allows the UK to keep its place inside the EU's single market - a divorce whose strategy rests on lower...

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2017-01-18 Americas

Pardon my whistleblower: Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence (part 1)

On the eve of his final full day in office, Barack Obama used his executive power one last time to commute the sentence of Chelsea Manning, who fed classified documents to...

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2017-01-18 Barack Obama

Pardon my whistleblower: Obama, security and surveillance (part 2)

On the eve of his final full day in office, Barack Obama used his executive power one last time to commute the sentence of Chelsea Manning, who fed classified documents to...

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2017-01-16 Brexit

Brexit's Biggest Fan: Trump weighs in ahead of Theresa May speech (part 1)

Who does Donald Trump pick to interview him? With less than a week until his inauguration, the president-elect gave an interview to former pro-Brexit minister Michael Gove, now a...

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