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Steven Erlanger

New York Times reporter

Steven Erlanger appears in the following:

How To Build A Coalition Against ISIS

Monday, September 15, 2014

Secretary Kerry says that "every single aspect of the president's strategy.. has been offered by one country or multiple countries." So how exactly is the anti-ISIS coalition forming?

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Will the Rockets and Missiles Stop Flying?

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

This morning Israel has accepted an Egypt-brokered cease fire, but reports are Hamas has rejected it. Steven Erlanger, London bureau chief and former Jerusalem bureau chief for The New York Times, discusses the latest in the Israel-Palestine conflict, and the US response.

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The Latest on Algeria

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

The New York Times' Adam Nossiter, who is reporting from Algiers, and Steven Erlanger, who is reporting from Paris, discuss the latest developments in Algeria, and France's ongoing involvement in its former colonies.

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French Cartoons Depict the Prophet Mohammed

Thursday, September 20, 2012

After a weekly French magazine published a cartoon that features a crude caricature of the Prophet Muhammad, the French government immediately closed its embassy and school in Tunisia, and plans to close 20 other embassies and schools on Friday. Steve Erlanger, New York Times Paris Bureau Chief, discusses the cartoon, and what it means for free speech.

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François Hollande Wins French Presidential Election

Monday, May 07, 2012

Socialist Francois Hollande eked out a victory over Nicolas Sarkozy in yesterday's French presidential election. Sarkozy's belt-tightening austerity measures were his undoing, with Hollande promising higher taxes on the rich and a growing minimum wage for the working class. But the jury is still out on whether Hollande and his Socialist party will be able to combat the Euro-zone crisis that is keeping France in the red. Dominique Barbet, a senior economist at BNP Paribas, and Stephen Erlangercorrespondent for our partner The New York Times discuss the fallout of yesterday's election and what we can expect for the future of France.

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North Korea Prepares Long-Range Rocket, US Prepares Negotiations with Iran

Monday, April 09, 2012

We talk to BBC correspondent Damian Grammaticas, who was among a group of foreign journalists taken by train to North Korea's north-west coast to see the final preparations for the rocket launch, and the New York Times' Steven Erlanger explains the demands that the U.S. and its allies are planning before a new round of negotiations with Iran.

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Sarkozy Leads France Into Battle

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

New York Times Paris bureau chief Steve Erlanger, and Nicole Bacharan, political analyst and associate researcher at Sciences Po., Paris, discuss the full-face veil ban's reception in France and reaction to President Sarkozy's push toward intervention in the Middle East.

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Dramatic Developments in a Divided Ivory Coast

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

A spokesman for Alassane Ouattara, Patrick Achi told the BBC that Outtara's forces have control of Laurent Gbagbo's official residence. He is apparently holed up in a bunker negotiating his departure. Meanwhile, France has defended its peacekeeping mission in the country as helicopters belonging to France carried out airstrikes in Abidjan. In appears that the civil war has ended in the country, but the future is still uncertain. For more we hear from Veronique Edwards with the BBC African Service and Steve Erlanger, The New York Times Paris bureau chief.

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What's Next for Libya?

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Rebel forces continue to fight for freedom from the Gadhafi regime. They have taken over much of the eastern part of the country, but experts say that Gadhafi will likely retain his hold on the capital city of Tripoli. Complicating the current and future situation in Libya is the fact that it's a tribal country, with some factions supporting Gadhafi and others fighting with the opposition.

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Thousands Protest in Morocco

Monday, February 21, 2011

Following protests in the region, Moroccan demonstrators flooded the streets to rally for political reform Sunday. Along with calling for the monarchy's power to be re-evaluated, protesters chanted slogans heard elsewhere in the Middle East. Steven Erlanger, Paris bureau chief for The New York Times reports from Casablanca. He describes the protests. The demonstrations were authorized by the government and went peacefully. However, the question is whether this is the beginning of something greater.

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Yemen's Role Evolving in US War on Terrorists

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

After al-Qaida militants were killed yesterday in Yemen and the U.S. embassy there closed due to security threats, how will the U.S. policy towards Yemen evolve next? We talk with Steven Erlanger, a reporter for The New York Times in Yemen, and Charlie Sennott, executive editor of the Global Post, about Yemen's changing role in the U.S. war on terrorists.

(Read Steven Erlanger's reporting from Yemen in The New York Times.)

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Socialism Slowly Dying in Europe

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Steve Erlanger, New York Times reporter, discusses why socialism seems to be dying in Europe even while many argue that capitalism is failing worldwide.

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IAEA to Inspect Iran's Uranium Enrichment Plant

Friday, October 02, 2009

The U.S. and Iran have discussed uranium enrichment in meetings outside Geneva, and Iran has agreed to open its uranium enrichment plant to international inspection in the next two weeks. For the latest, we're joined by Steve Erlanger, Paris Bureau Chief for our partner The New York Times.

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Breaking news of a possible cease-fire in Gaza

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Rumors of a potential ceasefire in Gaza are swirling through the international press. A government spokesman says Israel "welcomes" a proposed cease-fire cobbled cobbled together by France and Egypt so long as that cease-fire will stop Hamas rocket fire. Hamas says it will only support a deal that includes opening of Gaza's borders. Meanwhile, French President Nicolas Sarkozy claims that both parties have agreed to the cease-fire. To parse out the welcome news are Rob Watson, the BBC Defense Correspondent, in London and Steven Erlanger of the New York Times joins us from Jerusalem.

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Arab League meets, skips the unity

Thursday, January 01, 2009

The Arab League met yesterday in Egypt to discuss ongoing violence in the Gaza Strip. But what happened there wasn’t exactly a show of unity. Turns out the Arab world is having a hard time coming up with a united front as they try to deal with the latest clash between Israel and Palestinians. For more on that meeting The Takeaway turns to Steven Erlanger a New York Times reporter in Cairo.

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