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Latest update : 2017-01-25

Trump's Gamble: 'America First' Policy Blurs Party Lines (part 1)

After all those years in real estate and construction, the new president of the United States has a particular penchant for building things, starting with the long-touted border wall with Mexico. Donald Trump has also greenlit the controversial Keystone pipeline project. With Democrats unveiling their own trillion-dollar plan to rebuild infrastructure, could they become Trump's allies against a Republican Party which for decades has been working to cut spending? Is Trump really a Republican?

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Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Laure FOURQUET.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Dana W. WHITE

Former foreign policy advisor to John McCAIN

Daniel J. MITCHELL

Senior fellow, Cato Institute

Francesco SARACENO

Senior Economist, OFCE

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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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