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Latest update : 2014-01-23

After Geneva 2... What's The Plan For Syria?

Syrian peace talks are underway in Switzerland, and already it's fair to assume that after Geneva 2, there will be a Geneva 3, and perhaps even Geneva 4. Damascus' top backer Iran was uninvited, and Bashar al-Assad shows no sign of being ready to step down. In fact, fighting on the ground has actually intensified, with jihadists making it a three-way fight. So what's the point in these talks?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Christopher Davis and Haxie Meyers-Belkin

By François PICARD

Our guests

Andrei GRATCHEV

Former Spokesperson for Mikhail Gorbatchev

WILLIAM JORDAN

Former US State Department official

Julian BARNES DARCEY

Senior policy fellow in the Middle East and North Africa Programme for ECFR

Faisal AL YAFAI

Chief columnist at The National

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2014-10-20 Barack Obama

Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds (part 2)

On Sunday, the Pentagon announced weapons and medical deliveries to Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town of Kobani. The following day, Turkey's foreign minister announced...

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2014-10-20 Syria

Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds

On Sunday, the Pentagon announced weapons and medical deliveries to Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town of Kobani. The following day, Turkey's foreign minister announced...

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2014-10-16 Ebola

Ebola - The spread of fear: Anxiety grows as Africa struggles to contain disease (part 2)

All hands are on deck to stop Ebola at the border. Following similar decisions by the US and Britain, France has announced airport screening for passengers coming from...

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2014-10-16 Ebola

Ebola - The spread of fear: Anxiety grows as Africa struggles to contain disease

All hands are on deck to stop Ebola at the border. Following similar decisions by the US and Britain, France has announced airport screening for passengers coming from...

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2014-10-15 France

France and fiscal discipline: French budget under scrutiny from Brussels

France is facing the wrath of Brussels over its deficit, and is also at odds with Germany over the austerity versus growth debate. New economy minister Emmanuel Macron has...

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