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Return to Iraq? Amid Calls for Unity, US Ponders Size of Operation (part 2)

It's been more than two weeks since Iraq's second city of Mosul fell. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has been widening its web from points north of Baghdad all the way to Syria's border with Jordan. The US is pondering air strikes, but not until it tries to keep the country from breaking up, with Secretary of State John Kerry in Erbil this Tuesday to convince the Kurds to back a unity government. Can Iraq keep it together?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Jolyon HOWORTH

Professor of International Relations at Yale University

Abdelraman Dara SULEIMAN

Iraqi Writer and Political Analyst

Oliver MILES

Former British Ambassador to Libya

Olivier GUITTA

Director of Research, Henry Jackson Society

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2017-08-23 Emmanuel Macron

The battle over posted workers: Macron on tour to convince EU leaders

French President Emmanuel Macron is in Salzburg where he has kicked off his tour to convince EU leaders to curb so-called posted workers rules. The rules allow for people to work...

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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 has long been sceptical 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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