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Israel says it will ease its blockade of Gaza. New sanctions target Iran’s financial and energy sectors. And drug-related violence in Mexico claims hundreds of lives. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.
- Tom Gjelten correspondent, NPR, and author of "Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a Cause."
- Nancy Youssef Pentagon correspondent, McClatchy newspapers.
- David Ignatius columnist, "The Washington Post;" co-moderator of "PostGlobal" on washingtonpost.com.
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