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Latest update : 2016-09-28

The Legacy of Shimon Peres: The last of Israel's founding generation (part 1)

Shimon Peres has passed away at 93. He signed the Oslo Accords, was a three-time prime minister and president, and a statesman who was truly the last of his generation. In today’s Debate we retrace Peres' many political lives. Sometimes a hawk, sometimes a dove, his name will forever be associated with the 1993 Oslo Accords, a breaking of the ice with the Palestinians that's yet to result in peace.

Click here for PART TWO. 

Produced by Michele BARBERO, François WIBAUX and Van MEGEURDITCHIAN.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Yossi BEILIN

Israeli negotiator of 1993 Oslo Accords

Mustafa BARGHOUTI

Secretary General, Palestine National Initiative

Glen FEDER

Director, Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy

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2017-10-16 Austria

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

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2017-10-11 Europe

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2017-10-10 Spain

Catalonia: Puigdemont says region has won right to independence

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