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.
Diane and her guests talk about the U.N. role in Iraq’s political transition and explain Iraq’s internal political forces.
- Shashi Tharoor U.N. undersecretary general for communications and public information
- Barham Salih prime minister of the Kurdish region of Iraq
- Faleh Jabar senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace and author of "The Shi'ite Movement in Iraq" (Saqi Books)
- Amb. Rend al-Rahim executive director of the Iraq Foundation and former Ambassador to the U.S. for the Iraqi Governing Council
- Robin Wright journalist, author and foreign policy analyst at the United States Institute of Peace. Her most recent book is "Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East."
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