Russia denies the U.S. claim that cruise missiles aimed at Syria hit Iran. Doctors Without Borders demands an independent inquiry on the Afghanistan hospital bombing. And a group of four Tunisian organizations wins the Nobel Peace Prize. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
A discussion about survival options for the struggling auto industry.
- David Shepardson Washington bureau chief, The Detroit News.
- David Cole is Chairman of the Center for Automotive Research. He is an industry analyst specializing in vehicle design and overall automotive industry trends.
- James Politi is U.S. Economics and Trade Correspondent for the "Financial Times."
- Charles Territo communications director, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers.
- Paul Ingrassia journalist and author of "Crash Course: the American Automobile Industry's Road from Glory to Disaster"
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