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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 : 2016-12-13

A friend of Putin: Trump picks Exxon boss for Secretary of State (part 1)

After keeping us guessing for weeks, Donald Trump has picked an oil man to be the United States' top diplomat. Like Donald Trump and a number of fellow cabinet members, Exxon chair and CEO Rex Tillerson has never held public office of any kind. Handicap or advantage? His close relationship with Putin is raising eyebrows on Capitol Hill, after having received the Kremlin's Order of Friendship. Where does this leave relations between the US, Russia and the rest of the world?

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Produced by Andrew HILLIAR, François WIBAUX and Laure FOURQUET.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Ellen WALD

Energy Consultant

Rick WILSON

Political Strategist, Republican Party

Justin SMITH

Professor, University of Paris Diderot

Anne KRAATZ

Historian and expert on US foreign affairs

Andre LOESEKRUG-PIETRI

Founder, ACAPITAL Equity Investment Fund

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2017-05-27 Africa

Let's talk Africa-Asia partnerships (part 2)

Our distinguished panel of guests discuss how to step up trade and investment between Africa and Asia. A special debate filmed in Ahmedabad, India.

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2017-05-27 Africa

Let's talk Africa-Asia partnerships (part 1)

Our distinguished panel of guests discuss how to step up trade and investment between Africa and Asia. A special debate filmed in Ahmedabad, India.

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2017-05-25 NATO

Trump at NATO: What future for the Atlantic Alliance? (part 2)

US President Donald Trump is this Thursday in a city he once described as a "hellhole" for talks with leaders from an alliance he once called "obsolete". So perhaps it is no...

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2017-05-25 NATO

Trump at NATO: What future for the Atlantic Alliance? (part 1)

US President Donald Trump is this Thursday in a city he once described as a "hellhole" for talks with leaders from an alliance he once called "obsolete". So perhaps it is no...

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2017-05-24 Cannes Film Festival 2017

We'll always have Cannes: World's most famous film festival turns 70 (part 2)

Cannes will always be Cannes. Or so it seems. The world's most famous film festival is celebrating its 70th edition: a frenzied fortnight of screenings, parties and deal-making...

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