Friday News Roundup - Hour 2
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said today the United States now recognizes Libya's main rebel group as the nation's legitimate government. U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta expressed concern over the rise in U.S. troop deaths there. Afghans mourned President Karzai's half-brother, who was assassinated by a bodyguard. Syria condemned a comment by Secretary of State Clinton that President Assad had lost legitimacy to rule. Terrorist bombings in India claimed at least 18 lives. South Sudan became the U.N.'s newest member. Rebekah Brooks of the
Murdoch media empire resigned. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
columnist, The Washington Post; contributor to “Post Partisan” blog on washingtonpost.com. His latest book is titled "Bloodmoney: A Novel of Espionage."
senior U.S. correspondent, MBC TV -- Middle East Broadcast Centre.
senior national security correspondent, National Journal magazine.