David Ignatius of the Washington Post on Moscow and President-elect Donald Trump, then, questions for Attorney General nominee Republican Senator Jeff Sessions.
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- Bryan Bender national security reporter, The Boston Globe.
- Moises Naim editor in chief, "Foreign Policy" magazine.
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