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A panel of political and military experts joins Diane for a discussion of what’s ahead in the new year — from the next stages of the war on terrorism, to the Congressional elections coming up in the fall.
- Norman Ornstein is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; coauthor with Thomas Mann of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."
- Maj. Gen. Bill Nash U.S. Army-Retired, senior fellow and director of the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations
- Jessica Mathews president, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
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