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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2016-02-24

'Secret war' in Libya: Western covert operations against Islamic State group (part 2)

A new report in French daily Le Monde indicates that French special forces have been carrying out covert operations in Libya against jihadist targets. This coincides with increasing evidence that the US, Britain and France are acting unilaterally through small groups of forces in the country. Last week, a US air raid targeted a suspected terrorist, and Barack Obama has stated he will carry out strikes when necessary. Will it be enough to root out the jihadists?

Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By Cyril VANIER

Our guests

Dominique TRINQUAND

Former Head of the French UN Military Mission

Sam NAJJAIR

Former Libyan rebel fighter, Tripoli Brigade

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2016-12-06 Debate

France 24 Turns Ten: How to cover a changing world (part 2)

On December 6th, 2006, we flicked the switch on France 24. Yes we have aged, but have we matured? That'll be for you to judge as we look back at the singular events that have...

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2016-12-06 Debate

France 24 Turns Ten: How to cover a changing world (part 2)

On December 6th, 2006, we flicked the switch on France 24. Yes we have aged, but have we matured? That'll be for you to judge as we look back at the singular events that have...

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2016-12-01 Europe

Europe's next worry: High stakes in Italy constitutional referendum (part 1)

It's another day of reckoning for Europe this coming Sunday as Italians head to the polls to decide whether or not to reform their post-war constitution. A "No" vote could...

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2016-12-01 Austria

Europe's next worry: Populist surge ahead of votes in Italy, Austria (part 2)

It's another day of reckoning for Europe this coming Sunday as Italians head to the polls to decide whether or not to reform their post-war constitution. A "No" vote could...

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2016-11-30 Middle East

All over in Aleppo? Brutal offensive triggers mass exodus (part 1)

It looks like the brutal end for the battle of Aleppo. First a siege, then weeks of carpet bombing followed by a ground offensive have Damascus and its allies on the brink of...

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