President-elect Trump chooses a retired Marine general to head the Pentagon. Syrian rebels agree to form a new alliance as the regime bombards Aleppo. And thousands of Cubans turn out to watch Fidel Castro's funeral procession. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
In the wake of Moscow’s deadly hostage crisis, a panel talks about Russia’s intractable problem with Chechen separatists, and the question of whether — and how — that conflict overlaps with the worldwide fight against terrorism.
- Fiona Hill fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution
- Lawrence Sheets Moscow bureau chief for NPR
- Sarah Mendelson senior fellow in the Russia and Eurasia program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
- Ariel Cohen research fellow at the Heritage Foundation
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