The U.S.-Israel rift widens over Prime Minister Netanyahu's stance on Iran. Russia threatens to cut off gas supplies to Ukraine and Western Europe. And "Jihadi John" has been identified as a British national. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
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- Lawrence Ball professor of economics, Johns Hopkins University
- Allan Meltzer professor,political economy, Carnegie Mellon School of Business, visiting scholar, American Enterprise Institute and author of "A History of the Federal Reserve"
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