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The Murderous Lure of Jihad: Tackling ISIS and its Worldwide Recruitment (part 2)

With the beheading of US journalist James Foley, the jihadists of ISIS have certainly succeeded in getting our attention. World leaders have taken time out from their summer holidays to call for concerted action. Will the video of the execution serve as an effective recruitment tool for more home-grown jihadists? What's the way to stop them? And what's the impact of accrued Western involvement both in Iraq and in neighbouring Syria, where ISIS's gains come at the expense of more moderate rebels?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Mohammed SHAFIQ

Chief Executive, The Ramadhan Foundation

James JEFFREY

Former US Ambassador to Iraq and Turkey

Emma SULEIMAN

Former spokesperson for the Syrian National Council

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2017-09-18 Donald Trump

Trump goes to the UN: What role for the United States on the world stage?

As a candidate he spoke out against the United Nations, but today the US president is chairing a conference on reforming its institutions at the annual opening of the UN General...

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2017-09-14 Debate

Vote or no vote? Escalating row over Catalan independence

Put football rivalry jokes aside: the escalation between Barcelona and Madrid is no game. A sea of independence supporters turned out on Monday in Barcelona to support a second...

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2017-09-13 Rohingyas

Burma and the Rohingyas: UN body accuses authorities of ethnic cleansing

“A textbook case of ethnic cleansing”, says the UN's top human rights official. Nearly 400,000 Rohingyas have fled Burma in the past fortnight for neighbouring Bangladesh after...

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2017-09-12 France

Macron's first strike: Will protests derail French labour reform?

It was the first test for France's new president. Turnout may have been light by French standards but trade unions say Tuesday's protests were the first of many against Emmanuel...

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2017-09-11 Cuba

Picking up the pieces: What lessons from Hurricane Irma?

Now that Irma's weakening, what about next time? As the floodwaters recede, the cost continues to rise. While local communities have started investing in better storm preparation...

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