An update on the plane crash in the French Alps. Saudi Arabia launches air strikes against Yemen rebel bases. And President Barack Obama slows U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
A panel talks about Qatar, a tiny Persian Gulf state with a U.S. military base and command center that is also being talked about as a possible base of operations for a U.S. assault on Iraq.
- Mohammed Bamyeh visiting associate professor at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University
- Amb. Patrick Theros former U.S. Ambassador to Qatar and president of the U.S.-Qatar Business Council
- Dr. Phebe Marr senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace and author of "A Modern History of Iraq" (Westview Press 1991)
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