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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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2017-11-23 Fatah

Palestinian Reconciliation: Will Fatah, Hamas agreement succeed?

The two leading Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have agreed to hold general elections by the end of 2018. The decision is being seen by some as a milestone since the last...

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2017-11-22 Lebanon

Hard bargaining: Lebanon prime minister returns and suspends resignation

Two weeks after he stunned everyone by announcing from Saudi Arabia that he was quitting, Saad Hariri finally returned to Beirut to tender his resignation to the country's...

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2017-11-21 Libya

Enslaved in Libya: What to do about exploited African migrants?

A slave auction - in 2017. The video aired last week on CNN, confirming what had come out in a long string of reports and testimony: that Libyans were preying on sub-Saharan...

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2017-11-20 Germany

Has Merkel still got it? German chancellor weakened as coalition talks collapse

Should the rest of Europe worry? Germany's president called on cooler heads to prevail after he received Angela Merkel the day after coalition talks collapsed. She's still in the...

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2017-11-16 COP23

Clearing the air: How to make Paris climate agreement stick?

The planet's getting warmer, faster; China's carbon emissions are back on the rise; India's capital is blanketed in what feels like record smog; and the United States is not only...

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