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An overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday live at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-09-12

Is Obama dazed and confused?

INTERNATIONAL PRESS – Weds. 11/09/13: International papers largely focus on Syria and react to a Russian plan to place Syria’s chemical weapons under international control. Papers are divided over whether or not this is a good idea. The International Herald Tribune and the Guardian say this is a path worth exploring. But the Wall Street Journal and Slate are critical of Obama and say this is a terrible diplomatic move.

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Some articles from today’s French press review:
 
HUFFINGTON POST: “Peace gets a chance”
 
INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE:  “A proposal for Syria”
 
WALL STREET JOURNAL: “Obama rescues Assad”
 
L’ORIENT LE JOUR: Chemicalpolitik

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