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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 : 2017-04-03

Trump welcomes al-Sisi: Human rights take a back seat as leaders meet (part 2)

Donald Trump gave a warm welcome to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in the White House this Monday. It's the first time al-Sisi is invited to the White House by a US president, Trump's predecessor Barack Obama kept him at a distance to criticize Egypt's human rights record. Trump on the other hand sees in al-Sisi a top ally in the fight against terrorism. Our panel analyses what some may see as a meeting of kindred spirits in Washington.

Click here for PART ONE. 

Produced by Yann PUSZTAI, François WIBAUX and Laure FOURQUET.

By Annette YOUNG

Our guests

William JORDAN

Former US State Department official

Michele DUNNE

Director, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Ashley ANSARA

Executive Member, American Middle East Coalition for Democracy

Khaled DAOUD

President of opposition party Al-Dostour

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Macron on migration: Humanity or closed-border policy?

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2018-01-15 Africa

Tunisia's revolutionary fire: Fresh protests, seven years after Arab Spring

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2018-01-11 Europe

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2018-01-10 Emmanuel Macron

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2018-01-09 Emmanuel Macron

Macron in China: Much more than a state visit?

France's president is in China for three days, in what might seem like the snapshot of a world order in flux. For starters, there was a press conference - which wasn't the case...

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