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 provisions of the Patriot Act that are scheduled to expire, and the dueling proposals from Democrats and Republicans to address evolving attitudes about security and civil liberties since 9/11.
- Viet Dinh professor at Georgetown University Law Center and former Assistant Attorney General for Legal Policy at the Justice Department. Principal attorney at Bancroft Associates.
- David Cole professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center and author of "The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable". Previous books include "Less Safe, Less Free," and "Terrorism and the Constitution."
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