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
Initial reports from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia indicate that a series of car bombs may have killed at least 20 people, seven believed to be Americans. The attacks took place hours before Secretary of State Colin Powell’s scheduled visit to that city. A panel joins guest host Steve Roberts to discuss what is known about the attacks and implications for the region.
- Ambassador Walter Cutler president of the Meridian International Center and former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
- Fawaz Gerges professor of Middle East and international affairs at Sarah Lawrence College; author of "Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy"
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