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Erdogan's gamble: Turkey targets both 'Islamic State' group and Kurds in Iraq (part 2)

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Erdogan’s gamble: Turkey targets both 'Islamic State' group and Kurds in Iraq (part 1)

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Varoufakis and his Plan B for Greece

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Obama challenges Ethiopia on human rights

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"Busted!"

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Cultural centre in ruins months after Charlie Hebdo riots

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The sounds of summer 2015

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Turkey must distinguish between IS group and the PKK, says Washington

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IN THE PAPERS

'I would never trample on the Yellow Jersey'

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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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THE DEBATE

Latest update : 2013-08-30

Syria intervention: not so fast?

All or nothing? François Picard’s panel argues over the viability of what Barack Obama has called "a shot against the bow" of President Assad’s forces. Haunted by the Iraq war, Western leaders proceed with caution ahead of a possible military intervention in Syria.

  • General Dominique TRINQUAND, Consultant and Expert on United Nations and peacekeeping operations;
  • Ammar Abd RABBO, Franco-Syrian Journalist;
  • Natalia NAROTCHNISKAYA, Head of the Institute for Democracy and Cooperation;
    Former Vice Chairperson, Duma Committee on international affairs;
  • Bilal SAAB, Executive Director and Head of Research of the Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Analysis (INEGMA) North America in Washington, D.C.

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    Prepared and produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Julia Kim and Diaraye Bah 

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2015-07-27 Turkey

Erdogan's gamble: Turkey targets both 'Islamic State' group and Kurds in Iraq (part 2)

The ripples from the ongoing battle with the Islamic State group have well and truly extended into neighbouring Turkey. As Ankara continues its bombing campaign against the...

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2015-07-27 Turkey

Erdogan’s gamble: Turkey targets both 'Islamic State' group and Kurds in Iraq (part 1)

The ripples from the ongoing battle with the Islamic State group have well and truly extended into neighbouring Turkey. As Ankara continues its bombing campaign against the...

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2015-07-23 Turkey

Turning point for Turkey? Ankara steps up fight against IS group (part 2)

Is Turkey finally being drawn into the conflict in Syria? Monday's bomb blast in Suruc has driven a new wedge between Ankara and the banned PKK, with policemen targeted in...

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2015-07-23 Turkey

Turning point for Turkey? Ankara steps up fight against IS group (part 1)

Is Turkey finally being drawn into the conflict in Syria? Monday's bomb blast in Suruc has driven a new wedge between Ankara and the banned PKK, with policemen targeted in...

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2015-07-21 Iran

Exclusive: Behind the scenes of Iran's nuclear deal

After the deal signed one week ago in Vienna, the scramble for Iran is on. Germany's vice chancellor was the first to visit since the deal, but the French foreign minister will...

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