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New escalation: Cross-border shelling between Israel and Lebanon (part 1)

There's another fire to put out in the Middle East. Israel has responded to a Hezbollah rocket attack that hit a convoy by firing at least 50 artillery shells into Lebanon. Residents on both sides of the border have good reason to fear an escalation after the recent Israeli air strike on Syria that killed Hezbollah commanders and a general from the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. François Picard's panel looks at the root causes of the current flare-up and the dangers that lie ahead.

Produced by Cécile Khindira and Haxie Meyers-Belkin

By François PICARD

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2018-09-19 Debate

Breakthrough in Pyongyang? Kim promises to visit Seoul, dismantle nuclear sites

Those are some big, big promises from Kim Jong Un: the dismantling of leading nuclear and missile sites, a joint military liaison team with South Korea, even a first-ever trip to...

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2018-09-18 Debate

Syria: What's the deal? Russia, Turkey agree to Idlib buffer zone

Have they avoided the worst, or simply delayed the inevitable? Ten days after airing their differences publicly, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan agree to a buffer zone...

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2018-09-13 Debate

Brewing storm: The politics of extreme weather

After heatwaves, monsoons and forest fires this summer, warming ocean temperatures have Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas and Typhoon Mangkhut soon to batter the...

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2018-09-12 Debate

Battle of values: EU parliament recommends sanctions against Hungary

It started with the Brexit campaign. Now a battle of values is playing out on the continent. The European Parliament, for the first time ever, has voted to sanction Hungary for...

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2018-09-11 Debate

Trump v. the ICC: Does international justice have a future?

Donald Trump's national security advisor is pulling no punches. John Bolton has told conservative legal scholars in Washington that his administration would go so far as to...

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