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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 : 2017-07-04

North Korea Missile Threat: Old problems, new solutions?

Early on Tuesday morning, North Korean state media announced that the secretive Communist country had for the very first time successfully test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, which experts call a "game changer" as it could potentially strike the United States mainland. There has been a chorus of condemnation, but since everything else seems to have failed, is it time for a totally new approach to this decades-old problem?

Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Christopher DAVIS.

By Tom BURGES WATSON

Our guests

John NILSSON-WRIGHT

Senior Research Fellow for Northeast Asia, Chatham House

Ralph WINNIE

China Director, Eurasian Business Coalition

Kelsey DAVENPORT

Director for Nonproliferation Policy, Arms Control Association

SUN Yun

Senior Associate, East Asia Program, Stimson Center

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2018-02-15 humanitarian action

The Oxfam scandal: How to keep predators away from the most vulnerable?

It's more than just an aid organisation that's under fire, it's an institution. The Oxfam name stands for all that's generous and altruistic about Britain. Its charity shops dot...

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2018-02-14 South Africa

South Africa political crisis: Zuma defies pressure to resign

A gentle nudge wasn't enough. So now comes the big push to oust South Africa's president of nine years. The new leadership of the ruling ANC party making it clear it will go...

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2018-02-13 Middle East

Iraq: Who will pay? High stakes, low pledges in reconstruction drive

Stakes are high at the Iraq Donor Conference hosted by Kuwait, and so is the price tag of 88 billion dollars, according to an estimate from the World Bank. Donors are wary of...

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2018-02-12 Africa

Day zero for Zuma? South Africa's president negotiates departure

It's a watershed moment for South Africa and the party of Nelson Mandela. The leadership of the African National Congress is expected to force out Jacob Zuma. Will the president...

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2018-02-08 Asia-pacific

Olympic thaw? North Korea welcomed to Pyeongchang Games

Kim Jong-un's sister is expected to participate in a lunch to open Friday's Winter Games in South Korea. She and North Korea's ceremonial president were invited by South Korea's...

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