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Latest update : 2017-01-09

Iran after Rafsanjani: The power play between moderates and hardliners (part 2)

He was one of the last pillars of that generation of leaders from Iran's 1979 revolution still in the high halls of power. The sudden death of former president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani could well tip the balance between hardliners and moderates who counted on Rafsanjani for support. We ask our panel about a man who wasn't afraid to publicly air his differences with the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei and who shrugged off the pressure of hardliners.

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2018-11-13 Debate

Back from the brink? Gaza shootout triggers worst fighting since 2014

Cynics call it "cutting the grass". Periodically, Israel wages war with the Gaza Strip to curb cross-border attacks and destroy smugglers' tunnels. So how did the two sides once...

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2018-11-12 Debate

'Patriotism, not nationalism': Macron takes on Trump's worldview

What a dramatic setting for a fundamental argument. Donald Trump took his seat while a cold steel rain beat down on Paris' Arc de Triomphe for the 100th anniversary...

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2018-11-08 Debate

Mueller probe under threat? Sessions' firing throws Russia investigation into question

On Wednesday, Donald Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions after a year of reported bitterness towards him. The US president has long criticised Jeff Sessions' decision to...

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2018-11-08 Debate

Generational shift: US midterms reshape Republican base in Trump's image

High stakes, high turnout and a generational shift in US politics. We're watching the dust settle on the midterm elections with the Democrats flipping the House of...

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2018-11-06 Debate

US midterms: Americans vote in key election for Trump

It's voting day in the midterm elections in the United States - a poll that takes place halfway through a president's mandate and is usually seen as a vote on his performance....

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