The Debate

France shootings: Homegrown terrorism takes centre stage (Part 3)

Twice, the alleged shooter in Toulouse went to Afghanistan. François Picard’s panel examines what we know about 24-year old Mohammed Merah and asks whether he was “self-radicalized” as the state prosecutor claims or acting on behalf of Al-Qaeda.

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  • Elaine Cobbe, CBS news
  • Hall Gardner, International Politics Professor, American University of Paris
  • Sébastien Baer, journalist, France Info
  • Peter Neumann, Security Studies Professor, King's College
  • Alain Lamballe, Former Military Attaché to India and Pakistan
  • Georja Calvin-Smith, Journalist, France 24
  • Christopher Moore, journalist, France24

    Program prepared and produced by Christopher Davis, Molly Hall and Mary Colombel

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