Friday News Roundup - International
In a rare public speech, Syria's president Bashar al-Assad vowed to continue his crackdown on what he called a foreign-backed "conspiracy" against his country; an Iranian nuclear scientist was killed in a Tehran car-bombing; and a video that apparently showed U.S. Marines urinating on Afghan corpses drew Pentagon and NATO condemnation. David Ignatius of The Washington Post, Elise Labott of CNN and James Kitfield of National Journal join 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 State Department producer for CNN.
senior correspondent, National Journal.