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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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Latest update : 2014-08-21

Israel-Gaza: Back to Square One?

For the better part of two weeks, we've been hearing that neither Israel nor Hamas wants a prolonged fight. So why is a tenuous ceasefire in tatters? With rockets fired on Israel and army reservists recalled, is it back to square one? Both sides may be war-weary but it seems there is also little appetite for compromise between an Israel that doesn't want to loosen its blockade of Gaza... and a Hamas that doesn't want to disarm.

Produced and prepared by Priscillia Andrieu, Emma James and Phoebe Lanzer Wood

By François PICARD

Our guests

Gil MIHAELY

Journalist, Yedioth Ahronoth

John WHITBECK

Paris-based International Lawyer

Mattia TOALDO

Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations

Ashraf KHALIL

France 24 Correspondent

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2016-08-25 Burqa

France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 1)

Identity politics have hit the beach this summer. After burkini bans in seaside resorts, France's highest administrative chamber is hearing arguments against the measures. But...

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2016-08-25 Burqa

France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 2)

Identity politics have hit the beach this summer. After burkini bans in seaside resorts, France's highest administrative chamber is hearing arguments against the measures. But...

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2016-08-24 Syria

Biden in Turkey: NATO allies at odds over Syria Kurds, exiled cleric (part 1)

When the Joe Biden landed in Ankara, it was the deputy mayor who went to greet him, a glaring protocol snub to express Turkey's displeasure over American refusal to extradite...

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2016-08-24 Fethullah Gulen

Biden in Turkey: NATO allies at odds over Syria Kurds, exiled cleric (part 2)

When the Joe Biden landed in Ankara, it was the deputy mayor who went to greet him, a glaring protocol snub to express Turkey's displeasure over American refusal to extradite...

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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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