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Latest update : 2013-07-17

Syria conflict: a civil war within a civil war? (part 2)

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 in the west of the country, 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, Spécialist of 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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2014-07-09 South Sudan

Africa's Newest Failed State: How to Stop Civil War and Famine in South Sudan? (part 2)

It's the third anniversary of independence for Africa's newest nation, South Sudan. With a brutal civil war now in full swing, the outgoing UN representative has pointed the...

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2014-07-08 Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel and the Palestinians: How to Break the Cycle of Violence?

With 40,000 military reservists called up, another ground offensive by Israel against Gaza seems likely. The kidnapping and murder of three Jewish teenagers in the West Bank and...

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2014-07-09 civil war

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It's the third anniversary of independence for Africa's newest nation, South Sudan. With a brutal civil war now in full swing, the outgoing UN representative has pointed the...

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2014-07-08 Gaza Strip

Israel and the Palestinians: How to Break the Cycle of Violence? (part 2)

With 40,000 military reservists called up, another ground offensive by Israel against Gaza seems likely. The kidnapping and murder of three Jewish teenagers in the West Bank and...

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2014-07-07 Ukraine

Crisis in Ukraine: Can Poroshenko Win Hearts and Minds in the East? (part 2)

In eastern Ukraine, the tide on the battlefield has swung in favour of the government. But at what cost, considering that retaking the flashpoint city of Slaviansk included the...

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