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Bridging the Gulf: Obama seeks to reassure Arabian leaders on Iran (part 1)

The US president has welcomed Gulf leaders to both the White House and his Camp David retreat outside Washington. But only two out of six monarchs from the Arabian Peninsula are actually in town. All parties insist that it's not a snub, but it certainly looks that way when you compare it to the royal treatment that France's president got last week at a Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Riyadh. What is the future of US-Gulf relations? Who needs who more?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Alissa RUBIN

Paris Bureau Chief, New York Times

Ardavan AMIR ASLANI

International lawyer and author of several books on Islam and Iran

Hussain ABDUL-HUSSAIN

Washington Bureau Chief, Al-Rai

Kim SHARIF

Yemeni activist and attorney

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

Trump takes on Tehran: What future for Iran nuclear deal?

Donald Trump calls it "The worst deal ever". The question is why is he so hell-bent on decertifying a 2015 Iran nuclear agreement when even his own cabinet seems to support it?...

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2017-10-11 Europe

Can Spain keep it together? Madrid ponders direct rule in Catalonia

Did Catalonia declare independence or not? Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has given the leader in Barcelona until next Monday to answer, dangling the threat of direct rule....

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2017-10-10 Spain

Catalonia: Puigdemont says region has won right to independence

"Catalonia has won the right to be an independent state", says its leader. But Carles Puigdemont is proposing that the regional parliament suspend that declaration of...

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2017-10-09 Europe

Theresa May's Brexit battles: What does Britain want?

There was no coughing fit this time as the UK Prime Minister Theresa May spelled out her Brexit goals before the House of Commons at the outset of a crucial week of negotiations...

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2017-10-05 Europe

Make 'em pay: Can Europe agree on a common corporate tax rate?

Now it's Amazon and Apple in the crosshairs of Brussels. The European Competition Commissioner is playing tax collector, ordering Amazon to pay some 250 million euros to...

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