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Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds (part 2)

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Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds

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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.

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Latest update : 2013-08-13

War in Syria: where do Kurds stand?

For years the Kurds were persecuted and oppressed but since the Syrian war broke out in 2011, they have enjoyed a certain autonomy in the northeast region close to Turkey and Iraq. Laura Cellier and her panel revisit Syria and look at the impact of the fighting on the country's largest minority - the Kurds.

William JORDAN, Former State Department official
Elias WARDE, Member, Syrian National Council
Shwan ZULAL, Kurdish blogger
Barak BARFI, Research fellow, New America Foundation
Majid RAFIZADEH, Lecturer, Oxford University

Programme produced and prepared by Annelise Borges, Dheepthi Namasivayam and Diaraye Bah.

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2014-10-20 Barack Obama

Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds (part 2)

On Sunday, the Pentagon announced weapons and medical deliveries to Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town of Kobani. The following day, Turkey's foreign minister announced...

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2014-10-20 Syria

Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds

On Sunday, the Pentagon announced weapons and medical deliveries to Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town of Kobani. The following day, Turkey's foreign minister announced...

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2014-10-16 Ebola

Ebola - The spread of fear: Anxiety grows as Africa struggles to contain disease (part 2)

All hands are on deck to stop Ebola at the border. Following similar decisions by the US and Britain, France has announced airport screening for passengers coming from...

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2014-10-16 Ebola

Ebola - The spread of fear: Anxiety grows as Africa struggles to contain disease

All hands are on deck to stop Ebola at the border. Following similar decisions by the US and Britain, France has announced airport screening for passengers coming from...

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2014-10-15 France

France and fiscal discipline: French budget under scrutiny from Brussels

France is facing the wrath of Brussels over its deficit, and is also at odds with Germany over the austerity versus growth debate. New economy minister Emmanuel Macron has...

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