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The Fight Against ISIS: Could a Coalition of the Willing Include Iran?

With the mass slaughter of captured Iraqi soldiers and the seizing of another town on the road to Syria, jihadists are still on the move in Iraq. Meanwhile, reports regarding the wealth and strategy of ISIS - the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant - vary wildly. How do you stop ISIS both in Iraq and Syria, and prevent the entire region from descending into all-out sectarian war?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Arthur QUESNAY

PhD in Political Science, Researcher at IFOP and Analyst at Noria Research

Ardavan AMIR ASLANI

International lawyer and author of several books on Islam and Iran

Hadeel Al SAYEGH

Senior reporter with The National daily newspaper (Iraq)

Brian M. DOWNING

Political and military analyst

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2017-07-20 Europe

Polish democracy under threat? EU warns Warsaw over judicial independence

Alarm bells are ringing across Europe as the balance of power changes in Poland. The lower house of parliament has passed a bill allowing the dismissal of Supreme Court justices,...

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2017-07-19 Americas

'Let it fail': Trump's hands-off approach to governing

Six months into his presidency, there's no denying Donald Trump has brought a very different way of governing to the White House. Like his reality TV shows, it's a drama that...

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2017-07-18 Asia-pacific

Tightening the screws: The two faces of Xi Jinping's China

He's already China's most powerful president in decades, so why does Xi Jinping seem to be tightening his grip even further? The strict measures include the treatment of Nobel...

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2017-07-17 Americas

Downward spiral: How to break Venezuela's impasse?

In Venezuela, the downward spiral seems unstoppable. On Sunday, the opposition organised a plebiscite, drawing a mass turnout and a resounding "no" to constitutional change....

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2017-07-13 Donald Trump

Trump in Paris: America's new place in the world

It's a two-day Parisian getaway that includes dinner and a show. After getting down to business at the Elysée Palace, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron are off to dinner at a...

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