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Paris in Mourning

November 16th, 2015

Episode 556 of 897 episodes

Paris is a city still reeling from Friday's sudden and violent attacks, in which 128 people lost their lives. Our reporter Lucy Burton is there and has been speaking to people about the atmosphere on the streets. France has launched renewed air strikes on so-called Islamic State targets in Syria - Professor Tilman Brück, director of the International Security and Development Centre in Berlin reflects on what this means for the country's involvement in the conflict. Plus, we ask Robert Powell, Middle East Specialist at the Economist Intelligence Unit in New York, how strong the self-styled Islamic State is.

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