David Ignatius of the Washington Post on Moscow and President-elect Donald Trump, then, questions for Attorney General nominee Republican Senator Jeff Sessions.
Interim Iraqi leaders may have settled on a plan for distributing cabinet posts among the competing political factions. We’ll hear several perspectives on post war reconstruction challenges in Iraq and implications for U.S.policy.
- Col. Thomas X. Hammes U.S. Marine Corps-Retired, and author of "The Sling and the Stone: On War in the 21st Century"
- David Phillips visiting scholar at Harvard University's Center for Middle Eastern Studies, executive director of the Elie Wiesel Center for Humanity, and author of "Losing Iraq: Inside the Postwar Reconstruction Fiasco."
- Dan Senor Former Bush Administration foreign policy advisor, based in Iraq (2003, 2004) Currently founding partner of Rosemont Capital, a global private equity firm; and Fox News Middle East Analyst
Most Recent Shows
Maya Angelou came onto this program several times over the years. But in her last conversation with Diane, in 2013, she talked about writing about her fraught relationship with her mother for the first time. Her last words to Diane: “I love you, Diane Rehm. And I look forward to seeing you and talking to you again and again.” A year later, she died at the age of 86. In one of Diane's most treasured interviews, the women reflect on forgiveness, healing and reconciliation.
Mary Chapin Carpenter joins Diane to talk about her new album, the "artistic insight of middle age" and rewriting her life story in new ways.
A rebroadcast of Diane's 1999 interview with J.K. Rowling, author of the acclaimed Harry Potter series.