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Central African Republic: France to the rescue? (part 2)

As the French defence minister warns that the mission in Central African Republic will more dangerous than Mali, François Picard's panel looks at why Paris is getting involved in a former colony whose weak state has collapsed as armed militias stoke violence between Christians and Muslims.

Produced by Haxie Meyers-Belkin, Christopher Davis, Anelise Borges.

By François PICARD

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Martin ZIGUELE

Prime Minister of the Central African Republic from 2001 to 2003

Acheikh IBN-OUMAR

Former Chadian Foreign Minister, UFR opposition party

Noureddine ADAM

Minister of State, Central African Republic

Michael KIRTLEY

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2017-05-18 Middle East

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2017-05-18 Iranian elections

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2017-05-17 Emmanuel Macron

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Monday's naming of a prime minister from the Les Républicains party already split the main French centre-right bloc that just a few months ago was the heavy favourite to win the...

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2017-05-17 Emmanuel Macron

French revolution: Will Macron blow up traditional left-right divide? (part 1)

Monday's naming of a prime minister from the Les Républicains party already split the main French centre-right bloc that just a few months ago was the heavy favourite to win the...

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