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Latest update : 2018-04-09

Syria's red lines: World powers drawn in by new chemical attack claim

Just as Donald Trump started talking about leaving Syria, a horrific suspected gas attack on a rebel enclave near Damascus occurred. It was followed by a missile strike on a Syrian regime air base. Israel refuses to comment on Russian and Iranian accusations that it's to blame for the latter. Both Washington and Paris had warned Assad against new chemical attacks. Will American forces be in Syria for the long haul?

Produced by Yi SONG, Tatiana REITER and Laure FOURQUET.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Dominique TRINQUAND

Former Head of French UN Military Mission

Nicolas TENZER

Political Analyst & Russia Specialist

Alexey KHLEBNIKOV

Foreign policy analyst, Russian International Affairs Council

Lee SMITH

Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute

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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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