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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 : 2018-04-12

Not if, but when? US, France, UK ponder Syria air strikes as Douma falls

If the intent of a suspected weekend chemical attack was to hasten the exodus from Douma, it certainly has worked. As scores evacuate Eastern Ghouta's last big town, Russia was first to proclaim the fall of the last major stronghold inside the Syrian rebel enclave near Damascus. Moscow denies the use of chlorine gas. France's president says he has definitive proof. We look at the work of one independent monitor and show why it's siding with Emmanuel Macron.

Produced by Andrew HILLIAR, Alessandro XENOS, Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Nadim HOURY

Director of Counterterrorism program, Human Rights Watch

Schams El GHONEIMI

Foreign Policy Advisor, European Parliament

Michael WEISS

Co-author of "ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror"

Camille OTRAKJI

Syria commentator

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2018-07-17 François PICARD

Collusion? Backlash after Trump praises Putin in Helsinki

Is it collusion? Donald Trump has returned home to a political storm after his summit in Helsinki with Vladimir Putin. What to make of Trump's praise for the Russian president...

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2018-07-12 François PICARD

More than a game: France face Croatia in World Cup final

Exactly 20 years ago today, host nation France won its only World Cup, prompting mass celebrations to the tune of Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive". A nation embraced the...

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2018-07-11 François PICARD

With allies like these... Trump guns for Germany at NATO Summit

Will meeting Putin really be the easy part? That quip by Donald Trump raised the curtain on a European tour that began in Brussels with a NATO summit where the Atlantic...

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2018-07-10 François PICARD

France vs Belgium: Neighbours meet in open-ended World Cup semi-final

Les Bleus versus the Red Devils. The heavyweights square off in Saint Petersburg in the first World Cup semi-final. It’s a chance for us to talk sports as well as a bit of...

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2018-07-09 François PICARD

Cabinet crisis: Johnson, Davis resign over PM's Brexit plan

David Davis out. Boris Johnson out. Did Theresa May clear the air or is the UK prime minister circling the wagons? The resignation of her foreign and Brexit ministers follows...

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