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Latest update : 2018-10-31

Khashoggi effect? US calls for ceasefire in Yemen

Is the Trump administration distancing itself from Saudi Arabia's crown prince, and more specifically his war in Yemen? The US defence secretary and his counterpart at the State Department are calling on both sides to lay down their arms. Could Yemen be feeling a Khashoggi effect? Has Washington grown tired of supporting an offensive that's killed civilians indiscriminately and left the Arab world's poorest nation facing cholera and starvation?

Produced by Michele BARBERO, Tommaso MAZZANTI and Laure FOURQUET.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Gerald FEIERSTEIN

Former United States Ambassador to Yemen (2010 to 2013)

John GLASER

Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute

Jasmine EL-GAMAL

Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council

Hussain AL BUKHAITI

Yemeni journalist

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2018-11-15 Debate

Brexit revolt: Can Theresa May weather the storm?

It's stormy weather across the Channel. Just 48 hours after news first dropped of a draft Brexit agreement, hard Brexiteers are getting in formation with four cabinet members...

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2018-11-14 Debate

The hard sell: Will Theresa May's Brexit plan fly?

It's crunch time at 10 Downing Street as Theresa May pitches a draft Brexit agreement to her own cabinet. Will it fly? The UK, Ireland and the whole continent are holding their...

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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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