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.
Guest Host: Katty Kay
Taliban suicide bombers take direct aim at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan one day after an attack on a NATO convoy. Challenges ahead for American forces in Afghanistan.
- Rajiv Chandrasekaran senior correspondent and associate editor at The Washington Post.
- Laura King foreign correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, based in Afghanistan.
- Lawrence Korb senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and former assistant secretary of defense in the Reagan administration.
- Stephen Biddle senior fellow for defense policy, Council on Foreign Relations; author, "Military Power: Explaining Victory and Defeat in Modern Battle."
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