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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 : 2018-02-06

Julian Assange: From whistleblower to middleman?

The WikiLeaks founder is staying put inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London after a local court refused to lift the arrest warrant against him. The statute of limitations has run out on Swedish sex assault charges against Julian Assange but UK authorities still want him for jumping bail and ducking into the embassy back in 2012. His attorneys worry more broadly whether the UK will want to extradite him to the US over the leak of classified documents. What's become of Assange?

Produced by Charles WENTE, Tatiana REITER and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By François PICARD

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Jennifer ROBINSON

Julian Assange's Lawyer

Rick WILSON

Republican Strategist

Vaughan SMITH

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Douglas HERBERT

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2018-08-20 Debate

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2018-08-09 Debate

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2018-08-08 Debate

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2018-08-08 Debate

Colombia's Ivan Duque : What are the new president's plans for the peace deal?

Ivan Duque has just been being sworn in as President of Colombia. The 42-year-old is known for his close ties to former head of state Alvaro Uribe and campaigned on a promise to...

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2018-08-07 Debate

US sanctions on Iran: useful tool or dangerous decision?

As the US reimposes sanctions on Iran, our guests, Behnam Taleblu, Research Fellow at Foundation for Defense of Democracies and Abbas Kadhim, Senior Policy Fellow at John Hopkins...

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