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Latest update : 2013-10-15

US shutdown: whose default is it? (part 2)

As the fear of default on US treasury bills looms larger and larger, the Tea Party stands its ground on tying the budget battle to the new US health care law. François Picard’s panel raises the spectre of Washington lawmakers that strike a temporary deal but lurch from crisis to crisis.

  • Susan GUGGENHEIM, Co-founder of the Texas Tea Party Patriots PAC
  • Amine OUAZAD, Assistant Professor of Economics and Political Science, INSEAD
  • Philippe WAECHTER, Chief Economist, Natixis Asset Management
  • Jean Pierre LAROCHELLE, Political Commentator and Analyst
  • Douglas HERBERT, International Affairs Editor, France 24 

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    Programme prepared and produced by Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel and Christopher Davis

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2017-11-20 Germany

Has Merkel still got it ?

Should the rest of Europe worry? Germany's president calling on cooler heads to prevail after he received Angela Merkel the day after coalition talks collapsed. She's still in...

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2017-11-16 COP23

Clearing the air: How to make Paris climate agreement stick?

The planet's getting warmer, faster; China's carbon emissions are back on the rise; India's capital is blanketed in what feels like record smog; and the United States is not only...

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2017-11-15 Africa

The fall of Mugabe? Zimbabwe military detains president

This time, it finally looks like the end for Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwe's 93-year old president has not spoken since the military moved in overnight and seized key points of the...

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2017-11-14 Brexit

Divided Kingdom: UK Parliament, Cabinet at odds over Brexit

It was a particularly long day for Britain's embattled prime minister. In parliament, Theresa May has to fend off challenges within her own party. As the clock ticks on...

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2017-11-13 counter-terrorism

Paris attacks: Two years later, France grapples with how to fight terror

Two years on, France remembers the 130 killed, along with the survivors of the shootings at the Bataclan concert hall, the national stadium and at the terraces of Right Bank...

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