Vali Nasr, author of "The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat" and a former senior US State department policy advisor, tells Marc Perelman about what he considers America’s dangerous choice to engage less and matter less in the world.
British journalist Peter Gumbel, the author of "France's Got Talent: The woeful consequences of French elitism" speaks to François Picard about the French "grandes écoles", or elite institutions of higher learning. At a time when France is struggling to maintain its place in the world, Peter Gumbel believes that its pervasive culture of elitism is a handicap, not an advantage.
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi sits down with France 24 Sports Editor Dan Levy to discuss David Beckham's retirement and a possible future role for him at the club, the violence that marred the Ligue 1 title celebrations in Paris, whether coach Carlo Ancelotti will leave, summer transfer targets, and why PSG was the right club in which to invest.
Cory Crider, a lawyer representing hunger strikers in Guantanamo, talks to Luke Brown. One of her clients, Nabil Hadjarab, was cleared for release 6 years ago. Although he’s an Algerian citizen, Hadjarab spent most of his life in France – and now a campaign in France for his release is gaining traction.
It's the end of the world as we know it. Or so says Gérard Chaliand, an author and specialist on international conflicts. But there's no need to worry. While China may be rising, and the West declining, the new global order is still a work in progress.