The Friday News Roundup. Pakistan’s ruling party regroups after massive street demonstrations and the Obama administration plans a civilian surge in Afghanistan. The Red Cross concludes the Bush administration’s treatment of al-Qaeda captives “constituted torture.” A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.

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  • Yochi Dreazen military correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.
  • Karen DeYoung senior diplomatic correspondent, The Washington Post.
  • Michael Hirsh senior editor at Newsweek.

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