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: Susan Page
The nation’s intelligence apparatus will be restructured under recently passed legislation, adding a national director of intelligence and a counterterrorism center, and changing the way the intelligence agencies work together. A panel explains the contents of the bill, what will change, and how Americans will be affected.
- Laura Murphy director of the ACLU Washington legislative office
- David Rothkopf visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and author of the upcoming book "Running the World: The Inside Story of the National Security Council and the Architects of American Power" (Public Affairs)
- Jamie Gorelick attorney in private practice, 9/11 Commissioner, and a director of the 9/11 Public Discourse Project
- Dana Priest investigative reporter for "The Washington Post" and author of "The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America's Military"
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