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Syria intervention: on the brink of war? (part 2)

The US defence secretary says all military options are "ready to go" when and if Barack Obama decides to strike in Syria. Douglas Herbert and his panel discuss how an intervention might be justified without UN Security Council backing and what type of military operation could be envisaged.

  • Patricia LALONDE, Researcher, France's Institute for Prospective and Security in Europe (IPSE);
  • Wilfried BOLEWSKI, Diplomat, Lawyer and Professor of International Law and Diplomacy;
  • Philip STONOR, Former Deputy UK Defence Attaché in Paris;
  • Philip CROWTHER, Washington Correspondent, France 24;
  • Catherine NORRIS-TRENT, Journalist, France 24;
  • Colonel Rick FRANCONA, Retired Intelligence Officer.

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    Programme preapred and produced by Douglas Herbert, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel and Isabelle Sarton du Jonchay 

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2014-09-23 Syria

Strikes Over Syria (part 2)

US-led forces have struck in Syria, reportedly killing dozens of people. Targets included the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in the north of the country, with Arab states also taking...

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2014-09-23 air strikes

Strikes Over Syria

US-led forces have struck in Syria, reportedly killing dozens of people. Targets included the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in the north of the country, with Arab states also taking...

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2014-09-22 Turkey

What's the deal with Turkey? (part 2)

A mass influx of refugees fleeing a jihadist offensive against Syrian Kurds serves as a reminder that for the past three years, Turkey has been bearing the brunt of the spillover...

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2014-09-22 Kurds

What's the deal with Turkey?

A mass influx of refugees fleeing a jihadist offensive against Syrian Kurds serves as a reminder that for the past three years, Turkey has been bearing the brunt of the spillover...

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2014-09-18 UK

Scotland Referendum: Will They Stay or Will They Go?

This Thursday Scots are answering the simple question: "Should Scotland be an independent country?" All day on Thursday there have been long lines outside polling stations as the...

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