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Israel-Gaza, From Bad to Worse? With no Ceasefire in Sight, Conflict Spillover Felt Elsewhere

How long can it go on? Fourteen days into the conflict, Israelis and Palestinians are still answering fire with fire. We knew then that hardliners on both sides were ready to dig in their heels, that after failed peace talks a mere truce was going to be a hard task. What are the lessons coming out of the bloodiest day of the crisis so far? And why are events in the Middle East triggering rioting in Paris and its suburbs? Should the whole world be braced for a burgeoning spiral of intolerance?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Marc LEFEVRE

Founder of Peace Now movement in Israel

Richard WAGMAN

President with the French Jewish Peace Union (UJFP)

Madjid MESSAOUDENE

City councillor for Saint Denis

Oren KESSLER

Middle East research fellow, Henry Jackson Society

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2017-08-22 Afghanistan war

New President, Old War: Trump outlines his strategy for Afghanistan

The longest war in US history just got longer. Donald Trump had long been skeptical of US military involvement in Afghanistan, which he once called a complete waste. But on...

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2017-08-21 Islamic State (IS) group

What's next for the "Islamic State Group"?

The fight against the Islamic State group in the Middle East does seem to be working. Isis has already lost its home base of Mosul in Iraq. And is now facing an...

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2017-08-18 Spain

Spain attacks - Can Europe prepare for vehicle-ramming terror attacks?

The terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils this week are the latest in a string of vehicle-ramming attacks in Europe. Do Europeans need to be better prepared for this kind of...

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2017-08-16 Donald Trump

US racial tensions: How far should freedom of speech be stretched?

US President Donald Trump has sparked fury after calling some of the participants in the racist Charlottesville rally “very fine people”, blaming also the anti-racist protestors...

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2017-08-14 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso attack: How to restore security in the Sahel region?

At least 18 people were killed in a terror attack in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou on Sunday night. Last month, the idea of setting up a five-nation African task force was...

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