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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 : 2013-10-22

Can Iraq be fixed?

More than ten years after the US army toppled Saddam Hussein, the country has elections, political parties and a functioning news media - but what good is democracy if there is no security? Almost every day brings news of sectarian attacks, most of them carried out by Al Qaida against Shiite targets. Cyril Vanier and his panel discuss whether the country can avoid civil war.

  • William JORDAN, Former State Department Official;
  • Peter GALBRAITH, Senior Diplomatic Fellow, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation; Former UN Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan;
  • Myriam BENRAAD, Political Scientist;
  • Abdelrahman Dara Suleiman, Iraqi Writer and Political Analyst.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel and Dorothée Kellou 

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2016-08-23 Syria

Syria: What about the Kurds? Fighting on three fronts (part 1)

As the skies over Syria get yet more crowded, we may be witnessing another turning point in a conflict now in its sixth year. Turkish planes have been both Isis and Kurds inside...

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2016-08-23 air strikes

Syria: What about the Kurds? Fighting on three fronts (part 2)

As the skies over Syria get yet more crowded, we may be witnessing another turning point in a conflict now in its sixth year. Turkish planes have been both Isis and Kurds inside...

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2016-08-22 Rio de Janeiro

Rio's Legacy: Were the Olympics worth it for Brazil? (part 1)

The closing ceremonies of the 31st Summer Games had the entire planet dancing to a samba beat after a fortnight that included plenty of tales of great performances and...

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2016-08-22 2016 Olympics

Rio's Legacy: Were the Olympics worth it for Brazil? (part 2)

The closing ceremonies of the 31st Summer Games had the entire planet dancing to a samba beat after a fortnight that included plenty of tales of great performances and...

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2016-08-18 Donald Trump

Trump campaign shake-up: Trump hires new Chief Executive and Campaign Manager

He is the candidate who promised to win, win, win - but recent polls suggest he is losing. And in a move - not normally associated with winners - Donald Trump is shaking up his...

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